Dairy Farm Assistant - Renown - Taupo
Taupo, Waikato, NZ
5d ago

Are you our next team member? We’re looking for a Dairy Assistant to join a high performing team of seven to work, to learn and develop together.

Renown is a progressive dairy farm. We are committed to our staff, our animals, and the environment. You’ll instantly fit in with your respect for health and safety, excellent animal husbandry skills, and your commitment to environmentally friendly farming practices.

We milk once a day and have an excellent roster (6 / 2 for 7 months, 4 / 2 for 5 months) which means that you’ll have work-life balance that can be hard to find in the dairy business.

You’ll also have variety in your day to day work in cooperation with the rest of the team. You’ll bring the cows in for milking, milk the herd, shift the cows and the young stock, set up paddocks for grazing, etc.

We provide high quality PPE to our farm staff and have a robust health and safety regime. You’ll work with well-maintained, up to date farm equipment.

Once you start, we’ll assess your competency and provide training where needed for the farm Ute, tractor, two wheeler, etc.

to aid you in completing your tasks.Renown is located between Taupo and Rotorua. 1400 cows are milked once a day through a 60 bail rotary shed that has a vast array of technology to help monitor & measure overall performance.

The farm is set on 640 ha of varying terrain. You will bring : ·Eagerness to learn·Preferably one year’s dairy farming experience ·Effective communication skills·A can do attitude ·Ability to ride a two wheel motorcycle will be an advantage (training will be provided) ·First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare·Self-motivation, initiative and a passion for dairy farming·Restricted or full driver’s licenceIf you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact Damien Watson (Dairy Farm Manager) on 027 218 8142 or watsond landcorp.

co.nzApplications close for this role on Friday, 8th April 2022. We will be getting in touch with qualified applicants as they come in so don’t hesitate to get your details through to usPāmu 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.

All new employees at Pāmu must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 on or before their start date, and be committed to keeping their vaccination status updated.

If a medical exemption has been issued to you by the Ministry of Health, we may be able to consider your application on a case-by-case basis.

Your vaccination status will be verified by a third-party provider as part of our pre-employment process. No details other than "verified" or "unverified" are held by our third-party provider or Pāmu.

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.

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.

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