Dairy Farm Assistant - Bounty Dairy - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo /
Dairy Operations – Bounty Dairy Unit /
Permanent - On Farm
/ On-site
•             Bring your passion for cows and animal welfare to this opportunity based 15 mins from Taupo
•             Grow your career in dairy & have good work-life balance as part of our high performing team
•             You will have training and development as well as 2 bedroom home for a low rental cost
If you want to join a large, hardworking, supportive team with good work-life balance in an organisation that looks out for your health and safety and will support your professional development – this could be for you! 
The Opportunity
We’re looking for a Dairy Assistant who is passionate about the dairy industry, loves cows, and never compromises animal welfare, to join a high performing team on a profitable milk farm.  You will be bringing the cows in for milking, doing the milking, shifting both the cows and the young stock, etc.
There’s a great team environment on this farm and Pāmu support their staff by maintaining their farm equipment, providing all personal protective equipment (including footwear) and protective clothing as well as health and safety gear.  You’ll have a great work-life balance with a 6/2 roster (June -Jan) and a 6/3 (Feb – May).
The manager and 2IC are very supportive and encourage the team to develop their skills with ITO courses and have their learnings put into practice on-farm.
The Farm
Bounty Dairy Unit is a 629-ha property, that winters 1500 cows and milks 1400 through a 60-bail rotary at peak.
About You
You will bring a positive attitude and willingness to learn so you can develop your farming skills within a support team environment.
You will also have:
·         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
Once you start, we’ll assess your competency and provide training where needed for the farm ute, tractor, two-wheeler, etc., to enable you to complete your tasks.
We offer a competitive remuneration package including salary, health benefits, etc.  The role comes with modern 2 bedroom home, fully fenced.  The location has great schooling options nearby and easy access to a fantastic range of outdoor recreational activities including water sports, hunting, fishing, and mountain biking. 
Apply Now
Applications close on Sunday 26 March 2023.
We will be speaking with strong candidates as and when they apply.
Got questions?  Get in touch with Bevan Samuel, Farm Manager on 027 836 1746.

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.