Dairy Farm Assistant - Ruru Dairy Unit - Greymouth

West Coast - Greymouth, New Zealand /
Dairy Operations – Dairy /
Permanent - On Farm
At Ruru Dairy Unit, we’ve got a Dairy Farm Assistant role available that could give you the growth opportunity, you’ll help with the day to day operations of our new team, helping with milking, the feeding out, farm maintenance, data recording, etc.  This property is well run and productive, with high standards for cleanliness and structure. 
 
We’ve got good processes and procedures in place that you’ll be comfortable working within which will be an excellent environment to pick up and hit the ground running. Representing the farm you’ll be brought up to speed to lead by example with your good animal health knowledge, robust planning and pasture management skills, feed budgeting, and your mentoring abilities. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their farming career with a progressive organisation and a supportive, positive manager who will ensure that you have the right skills and training for your own development.  Ideally you’ll have a hunger to learn and develop a first class attitude to Health and Safety, animal welfare and environmental management. Personal development is encouraged and supported, with all team members encouraged to upskill, through Ag ITO, Farm IQ & Farmax.
 
Ruru is a 441 effective ha block, milking 830 cows through a 60 bail rotary with ACR’s and MilkHub technology. Ruru is located 10 minutes from Lake Brunner, 40 minutes from a ski field, 30 minutes from Greymouth and two and a half hours from Christchurch.
 
We offer a competitive remuneration, accommodation and benefits package, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.  A newly renovated three bedroom home comes with the role and the school bus pick up for Moana Primary School (15 minutes away) is at the farm gate.  Secondary school pickup is also at the gate for Greymouth High Schools and we’ve 25 minutes from Greymouth.
 
If you have any questions, email Louise Egan at eganl@landcorp.co.nz and be sure to get your application in before 28 January 2022.
Pāmu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check prior to being appointed.  

All new employees at Pāmu must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 on or before their start date, and be committed to keeping their vaccination status updated. If a medical exemption has been issued to you by the Ministry of Health, we may be able to consider your application on a case-by-case basis. Your vaccination status will be verified by a third-party provider as part of our pre-employment process. No details other than "verified" or "unverified" are held by our third-party provider or Pāmu.

To be eligible for this role, you must be available for an in-person interview and have unrestricted legal rights to work in New Zealand.  

Our values are core to who we are at Pāmu and the way that we all work together.  We are Grounded, Genuine, Bold, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder. To read more, click on this link to see them on our website. To see what it's like to work in our Dairy team, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Dairy Assistant at Pāmu, or to learn about what our Livestock team is all about, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Shepherd at Pāmu.

Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.