This is your chance to join New Zealand’s largest farming organisation and help with our business transformation. We want customers to know they can trust the quality of our products and farming and Kiwis to be proud of what we do. Landcorp’s Pamu farms are about farming smart and with care.
We are searching for a hardworking individual to join our motivated team as a Farm Assistant. Pouarua F Dairy Unit is situated near Ngatea, about a one hour drive from Auckland. Pouarua F is a 230 ha block, based on peat soils, which will milk 600 cows this season through a 42 aside herringbone shed. Pouarua is a progressive dairy complex currently consisting of 8 farms, where Landcorp manages the day-to-day operations of these farms in a partnership with five Hauraki iwi, the owners of the complex.
To be successful in this role, you will need to have a positive attitude and work well in a team environment. Daily responsibilities in the role will include milking, fencing, feeding out and general stock work.
The position comes includes a 3-bedroom house with an external garage. The location offers a friendly local community and good schooling options.
You will bring:
- Minimum 1 year dairy farming experience
- Willingness to learn and a positive attitude
- The ability to work unsupervised in a team environment
- First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
- Good communication skills
- 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.
To learn more about this role, please contact Greg Smith – Farm Manager on 027 420 4043.
Landcorp provides 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 5pm, Friday 27th October 2017.