Dairy Farm Assistant

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Payment: $16.50 plus Holiday Pay Location: Kaitaia
Region: Northland & Bay of islands Experience: No Experience Necessary

Job Description


Pukepoto Dairies are looking for a motivated and hard-working team player to join their Kaitaia Farm team asap in the role of a Farm Assistant. The farm is located 10mins from Kaitaia and 7mins from Ahipara beach, milking 1000 cows through a 50bale Rotary. Position is for 6 weeks initially but could be extended for the right applicant. The Roster can be negotiable, but normally is 8 days on, 2 off, 8 on, 3 off rotation (resulting in a 3 day weekend every third weekend!)

Previous experience will be usefull but not a must as on the job training will be given. All applicants Must have an approved working holiday visa and already be in NZ. You will be reporting to the Farm Manager and assisting with the day to day running of the farming operation. This will include milk harvesting, animal health, calve feeding assistance, weed management, effluent irrigation, and general farm maintenance. Experience in dairy farming is preferred along with experience on 2 wheeler motorbikes, quads and tractor experience. Most importantly though your attitude and values will be those of an open and honest team player. Good communication skills and fluency in English is required along with a valid drivers license. You will be willing to pitch in and  look to continuously improve standards, challenge the boundaries but most importantly have fun!

If this sounds like you, then send your expression of interest by email with a copy of your CV.

Accomodation is available to rent this will include the power. This is well maintained accommodation and can be furnished if required. Having your own vehicle will be useful as there is no public transport in kaitaia.