Dairy Farm Assistant - Victory Dairy

Waikato - Taupō
Dairy Operations – Victory Dairy Unit /
Fixed Term - On Farm /
On-site
·         Join our high performing team on Victory, fixed-term until end of September
·         Milking 950 cows through a 54-bail rotary shed, A2 milk supplier
·         Located just outside of Taupō, drive in and out position
 
Join our team on Victory Dairy with rostered days where training and development are available.
 
The Opportunity
As a Dairy Farm Assistant, you will be bringing the cows in for milking, doing the milking, shifting both the cows and the young stock and calf rearing if this is something that interests you etc.
 
This team operates as a whole – no one job is left only to one person.  Sharing knowledge and pitching in as well as having regular 1/1 time with the Farm Manager to develop your technical skills are a real plus on this property. 
 
We use a variety of farm vehicles here, including motorcycles and a side-by-side.  If you’re not confident on motorcycles, we are happy to train you up. You will work in a roster system with 95 hours per fortnight.
 
Please note: This is a fixed-term position from April 2024 until the end of September 2024.
 
The Farm
Milking 950 cows through a 54-bail rotary shed twice a day, there’s a lot going on at Victory Dairy Unit.  This farm has a supportive farm manager and a strong 2IC.  We’re an A2 milk supplier.  Our team all value and consistently demonstrate high standards of animal health and management techniques to continue to yield excellent results.
 
About You
We are looking for a team player who will bring a positive attitude to our highly motivated team.  This is a drive in/drive out position, so reliable transport is a must.
 
Along with a positive attitude and willingness to learn, you will have:
•               Be punctual and reliable
•               1-2 years dairy experience
•               An exceptional attitude to health and safety and animal welfare
•               A good eye for detail and a willingness to learn
•               Restricted or full driver’s licence
 
Benefits
You’ll be well supported and will benefit by learning from others. We offer a competitive salary and a great opportunity to kick start your Pāmu career.
Apply Now
Applications close off Sunday 7 April 2024.

For more details about the role, please contact Sean Bevan, Farm Manager on bevans@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.