Tractor Driver General - Wilanda Downs

Southland - Western Southland /
Livestock Operations – Wilanda Downs Station /
Permanent - On Farm
/ On-site
·         Join our team on Wilanda Downs, a finishing/breeding hill country station
·         Variety of tractor work, feeding out and general maintenance
·         Competitive salary, 3 bedroom home and health insurance included
Bring your broad farming knowledge to this opportunity on approximately 420 breeding cows and calves, 6,500 ewes and finishing 20,000 lambs a year farm
The Opportunity
We have an opportunity for a Tractor Driver General to join our team on Wilanda Downs.
Your responsibilities include:
·         Tractor work
·         Feeding out in the winter
·         General farm maintenance work
·         Repair fencing
·         Water maintenance
·         Stock work
Dogs are not required but stock work will be part of the role.
If you’re a capable tractor operator, enjoy variety in your work and want a role where you get to turn your hand to most things on the farm, we are looking for you!
The Farm
Wilanda Downs is a 1679 ha effective finishing breeding hill country station with approximately 420 breeding cows and calves, 6,500 ewes and finishing 20,000 lambs a year. Wilanda Downs is situated 80km north west of Invercargill and approximately 40 minutes from Mossburn.
About You
You will have a health and safety mindset, with broad farm experience to be able to support maintenance requirements for the farm.
You will also have:
·         Tractor operation experience
·         A mechanical mind
·         The ability to self-manage your time
·         A ‘can-do’ and positive attitude
·         Clear communication skills
·         A current NZ drivers licence
We offer competitive compensation + benefits such as health and life insurance.  The role comes with a warm 3-bedroom home and access to a range of fantastic recreational activities on your doorstep. Primary school bus is approximately 6km, with local schooling being Takitimu primary school in Nightcaps and Central Southland College in Winton.
Wilanda Downs is set in a beautiful location surrounded by amazing outdoor activities right on your doorstep and in the wider Southland region.
Apply Now
Applications close Sunday 28 May 2023.
We will be contacting suitable applicants as they apply, so don’t delay!

For more information about this role, please contact Neil Hassall – Farm Manager on 03 225 4008.

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.

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.  

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.