Dairy Farm Assistant - Mayfield Dairy

Canterbury - Ashburton
Dairy Operations – Dairy
Permanent - On Farm
Exciting Farm Assistant opportunity near Ashburton.
 
We are looking for a reliable and highly motivated Farm Assistant to join our team on Mayfield Dairy Unit, located 15 minutes from Ashburton. This 382 ha property milks approximately 1050 cows this season through a 60 bail rotary with ACR’s, MilkHub technology and an in-shed feeding system.
 
Main responsibilities will include milking, tractor driving, fencing and general farm duties. The ideal candidate will have strong health and safety awareness, be a positive team player and have the ability to work unsupervised. This role includes a comfortable house.
 
What you will bring:
 
               An exceptional attitude to health and safety
               Minimum one year NZ dairy farming experience essential
               Be punctual and reliable
               The ability to work unsupervised and a good eye for detail
               Good communication skills
               Take pride in their work and surrounding environment
               Restricted or full driver’s licence
 
We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
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.  

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.

Pāmu is recognised within New Zealand and internationally as standing for best practice and sustainability.  We have a strong culture of safety and respect for the land, our people, and the animals under our care.  We’re a State-Owned-Enterprise with a nationwide portfolio of farms that produce milk, beef, lamb, wool, venison, deer velvet, wood and more.  Pāmu strives to be a leader in New Zealand agriculture, carefully creating natural products of high quality.