Dairy Sheep Farm Assistant - St Kilda Farm

Waikato - Taupō
Dairy Operations – St Kilda Dairy Unit /
Fixed Term - On Farm /
On-site
·     Fixed-term – July to December
·     Part-time minimum six hours a day/hourly rate
·     Shared accommodation available/or drive in role
 
Close to town, unique opportunity to work on our sheep milk farm
 
The Opportunity
This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic farm assistant ready to join our team on St Kilda Sheep Milk Farm.
 
This is a fixed term role starting in July and ending in December.  It’s also part-time hours, with a minimum of six hour a day.
 
You will join our close-knit and supportive team, your main responsibilities will include milking, fencing, feeding out and stock work. 
 
We have a robust health and safety regime at Pāmu, and have well maintained, up to date farm equipment.
  
The Farm
St Kilda is Pāmu’s dairy sheep farm located close to Taupō. St Kilda milks about 800 sheep on about 220 hectares with an effective milking platform of 90 ha.
 
Join a whanau atmosphere where the team works closely together and has high health and safety standards. We offer rosters that enable you to have an excellent work-life balance.
 
About You
You could be new to farming, or have some experience, either way, we’d like to hear from you.
 
Along with a positive attitude and willingness to learn, you will have:
·         Dairy farming/milking experience preferred
·         An exceptional attitude to health and safety and animal welfare
·         Be punctual and reliable
·         The ability to work unsupervised and good communication skills
·         Take pride in their work and surrounding environment
·         Restricted or full driver’s licence
 
Benefits
We offer ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your goals. 
Apply Now
Applications close on Sunday 23 June 2024.
Apply today, as we will be speaking with candidates as and when they apply.
 
If you have questions, please get in touch with Chris Tidey on: tideyc@landcorp.co.nz.