Farm Assistant - Thompsons Dairy

West Coast - Reefton
Dairy Operations – Dairy
Permanent - On Farm
Looking for a motivated Farm Assistant to join our team on Thompsons Dairy. Centrally located 15 minutes from Reefton and 45 minutes from Greymouth. This 307 effective ha property peak milks 680 cows through a 54 bail rotary with ACR’s and MilkHub. The successful candidate will be responsible for general farming duties, which include milking, fencing and stock work.

We offer a supportive team environment that will enable you to gain valuable experience to excel in your dairy career. Currently operating a 6 on 2 off roster.
 
What you will bring:
 
·         Great attitude and strong self-motivation
·         Dairy farming experience preferred but not essential
·         Effective communication skills and a willingness to learn
·         First class attitude to health and safety, and animal welfare
·         Current NZ driving licence
 
In return, we are offering a comprehensive remuneration package, ongoing training and personal development opportunities.
 
Quarter’s accommodation available. The location offers a friendly local community and easy access to a range of outdoor recreational activities including hunting, fishing, and hiking.
 
For further details about the role, contact Jamie Hart – Farm Manager on 021 869 874.
 
We are committed to providing a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and a criminal background check. You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. Apply below, including a brief covering letter and a current CV.
 
Applications close Wednesday 22 January 2020.
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.  

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 is recognised within New Zealand and internationally as standing for best practice and sustainability.  We have a strong culture of safety and respect for the land, our people, and the animals under our care.  We’re a State-Owned-Enterprise with a nationwide portfolio of farms that produce milk, beef, lamb, wool, venison, deer velvet, wood and more.  Pāmu strives to be a leader in New Zealand agriculture, carefully creating natural products of high quality.

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.