Beef Finishing Specialist - Rangitāiki Station

Waikato - Taupō
Livestock Operations – Rangitāiki Station /
Permanent - On Farm /
On-site
·         Manage your own 250ha block of cells on our 8,317ha property 
·         85,000 su compromising of beef, sheep and deer 
·         Competitive salary, additional benefits and housing included. 
 
Join New Zealand’s 3rd largest farm and develop and grow your skillset as a Block Manager supported by our Farm Operations Manager. 
 
The Opportunity 
If you’re looking to strengthen your animal management skills and learn more about running your own block, this Beef Finishing Specialist role is one that you should consider.   
 
You’ll learn or develop your pasture and animal management skills within a supportive team.  As one of our Bull Beef Finishing Specialists, you’ll monitor live weight production and proactively manage pastures and farm maintenance.   This role gives you the opportunity to get comfortable with Pāmu systems and processes, as you’ll start to learn and run your own Farmax file and record data into FarmIQ.   
 
Due to our reporting requirements, you must be tech friendly to be happy in this role.  If you’re tech friendly, we’ll upskill you on the systems.     
 
The Farm 
Rangitāiki Station is New Zealand’s third largest farm, and Pāmu’s second largest farm, with 8,317 ha supporting 85,000 stock units in beef, sheep, deer and finishing.  Rangitāiki Station has run an intensive bull beef system for four years, farming beef bulls and steers.  Our farm is 8,317 effective hectares, of which the bull beef is made up of 2552 ha, and this role will see you managing your own 442 ha block of cells.
 
About You 
We’d love to hear from you if you have excellent communication skills, are punctual and have a positive, can-do attitude.  You’ll have an interest in technical and intensive farming practices with a focus on high production as well as strong pasture and animal husbandry skills.  
 
We’re happy to upskill a candidate who’s got a passion for farming, a strong work ethic, and second to none health & safety and animal management skills.  You’ll be supported by a positive team, and you’ll also have access to our specialist farm consultant. 
 
Along with good attention to detail, you’ll work with only the highest level of health and safety standards. 
 
Benefits 
This role comes with a competitive pay package that includes salary and health insurance (plus more).  Accommodation is a tidy 2-bedroom cottage with power & internet provided.    
 
We offer a competitive salary package with additional benefits as well as ongoing training and personal developments to help you reach your career goals.  
Apply Now 
Applications close Sunday 25 February 2024. 
 
For an informal chat about the role please contact Rangitāiki Manager - James Van Bohemen at vanbohemenj@landcorp.co.nz. 

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. We are unable to accept applicants on temporary work visas for permanent opportunities.

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.