Dairy Farm Assistant - Mayflower Dairy - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand /
Dairy Operations – Mayflower Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm
/ On-site
·         Bring your interest in organic production to this new role
·         Opportunity to learn through hands-on training plus support for courses
·         Entry level dairy farming role, based in Central Plateau

Start your dairy career today! Work in one of the biggest dairy complexes in New Zealand and grow and develop your farming knowledge.
The Opportunity
We’re looking for a Dairy Farm Assistant who has a passion for farming, really good stock sense, and motivation to learn organics as Mayflower Dairy Unit is an organic dairy farm.  Mayflower Dairy Unit is one of 19 farms in the Pastoral Dairy Complex on the Central Plateau. 
Day to day you’ll bring the cows in and do the milking, shift cows and young stock, perform general farm maintenance activities, etc.  You’ll have use of the well-maintained farm equipment to ensure you can do your effectively.
You’ll have access to learning and development plus support for ITO courses and hands-on training from the 2IC and Farm Manager.  Pāmu also provides all PPE and wet weather gear for our staff.  You will work as part of a roster system.
About You
We are looking for a motivated, team player who will bring a positive attitude to our teamwork environment.
You will also have:
·         Excellent work ethic
·         Effective communication skills and a good sense of humour
·         A willingness to learn and the ability to work unsupervised in a team environment
·         First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
·         Restricted or full driver’s licence
Ideally, you’ll have experience in a tractor as well as a side by side and a two-wheeler motorcycle, but we’re happy to train the right candidate.
We have favourable rosters that allow you to have work-life balance and a competitive remuneration package that includes insurance coverage.  The role comes with two-bedroom home.  The location has great schooling options nearby and easy access to a fantastic range of outdoor recreational activities including water sports, hunting, fishing, and mountain biking.
How to Apply
For more details about this role, please call Casper Meyer on 027 644 6763.

Applications close on 31 January 2022.

Apply now! We will be speaking to strong applicants when they apply.

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. 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.