Dairy Farm Assistant - Wingpoint Dairy

Wairarapa - Masterton
Dairy Operations – Wingpoint Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm /
On-site
·         Join our supportive team and work in a learning environment
·         330 effective block, milking 850 cows twice a day
·         Based in Wairarapa, comes with 1.5 bedroom home and additional benefits
 
We are looking for a reliable and highly motivated Farm Assistant to join our team on Wingpoint Dairy, located in the Wairarapa.
 
The Opportunity
Your day-to-day activities will involve bringing the cows in for milking, doing the milking, shifting both the cows and the young stock, and working in the calf shed. 
 
We have a robust health and safety regime at Pāmu, and have well maintained, up to date farm equipment that you’ll be able to use.  We’ve got good processes and procedures in place that you’ll be comfortable working within.
 
The Farm
Wingpoint Dairy is a 330 effective ha block, milking 850 cows twice a day through a 70-bail rotary, situated 15 minutes from Martinborough and 20 minutes south of Featherston.  We also have a dairy support block of 100 ha 10 km away from Wingpoint called Hillview where we raise our heifers.
 
About You
We are looking for some who has an eagerness to learn and develop their career in dairy farming.
 
You will also have:
·         Effective communication skills
·         First class attitude to Health and Safety, Animal Welfare and Environmental Management
·         Self-motivation, initiative and a passion for dairy farming
·         Current and full NZ driver’s licence
·         1-2 years dairy farming experience (preferred)
 
Benefits 
This role comes with a 1.5 bedroom house on-farm.  We also offer a competitive remuneration, accommodation, and benefits package, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
Apply Now 
Applications close Sunday 25 February 2024.
Don’t delay as we will be interviewing as strong applicants apply.
 
To find out more about this opportunity contact Farm Manager, Johan Maritz on 027 218 8154 for an informal chat.

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.