LANDCORP New Zealand – Westport, West Coast currently has an opening for a Farm Assistant to join our group on Bassets Dairy Unit, found 15km from Westport. This is a high performing 458 ha property, milking about 1080 dairy cows through a modern 60 bail rotary with ACR’s and MilkHub. The successful candidate will perform everyday duties including milking, fencing, and general stock work. At present working a 6 and 3 roasters (6 and 2 over spring).
This is a great chance to advance your dairy farming career with an encouraging team setting. The job offer comes with a 3-bedroom house within a close to nearby primary schools and has access to a range of interesting recreational facilities. Local childcare center has a rural pick-up and drop-off services accessible.
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You will bring:
- A Positive attitude and at least 1-year experience in dairy farming
- The capacity to work independently in a team environment
- High standard attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
- Sound communication skills
- PC usability and a readiness to learn
- Pride in your work and the environment
- Full or restricted driver’s permit
We offer an attractive pay with extra benefits, just as current training and development to enable you to reach your own and career goals. For more insights concerning this opportunity, kindly contact Rachael Lind – Farm Manager on 027 212 2083.
We provide a protected work environment and the successful candidate will be required to conduct a drug and alcohol test and a criminal background verification.
You should have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this job. Apply Now, including a brief cover letter and an updated CV.
Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 22nd May 2019.