Dairy Farm Assistant - Discovery Dairy – Taupo
Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo /
Dairy Operations – Discovery Dairy /
Permanent - On Farm
· Bring your passion for dairy farming and animal welfare
· Start your dairy career & have good work-life balance as part of our high performing team
· Competitive salary, 2-bedroom home located just outside Taupo
Join our team at Discovery Dairy, milking 760 cows through a 54 bail rotary on 300 effective ha farm.
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, etc.
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. After your competency assessed and once safety trained, you’ll be able to use the ute, tractor, side by side, two-wheeler, etc., to get your job done.
You will work in a roster system with 95 hours per fortnight.
Discovery is located in close distance to Taupo and is approximately 300 effective ha, which will milk 760 cows through a 54-bail rotary.
You will have a positive attitude and good foundational dairy farm experience looking to develop and grow your career.
Along with a positive attitude and willingness to learn, you will have:
· At least one season of dairy farming experience
· 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
We offer an attractive salary with additional benefits, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals and a 2-bedroom house on-site.
The location has great schooling options nearby and has easy access to a fantastic range of outdoor recreational activities including water sports, hunting, fishing, and mountain biking. This role will offer an individual with a positive attitude the chance to develop their farming skills within a supportive team environment.
Applications close Sunday 26 March 2023.
For more details about this role, please ring Tim Starkweather Farm Manager on 027 801 1611.
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 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.