CAREERS AT PĀMU

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Careers at Pāmu

Pāmu is recognised as standing for best practice and sustainability. We have a strong culture of safety and respect for the land, our people, and the animals under our care. We’re a State-Owned-Enterprise with a nationwide portfolio of farms that produce milk, beef, lamb, wool, venison, deer velvet, and more. Pāmu strives to be a leader in New Zealand agriculture, carefully creating natural products of high quality. Search jobs here.

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Why Work With Us

Opportunities Throughout New Zealand

With more than 100 farms across the country, our people can develop their farming career over a number of locations. Some staff have been with us for over 30 years at farms all over New Zealand.

Clear Career Pathways 

It’s important everyone in our organisation has the opportunity to learn and advance. We will always look to promote internally first. Our programmes give our people the opportunity to grow their skills through planned career paths.

Tailored Training 

We provide both on-the-job and formal training for new team members. Our farms are regarded as the very best training grounds for those beginning a career in agriculture.

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Home On The Farm

Home is important, so we have a range of good quality, well cared for accommodation for both families and single workers. For families we have 3 to 4 bedroom homes – warm and secure. Our single workers have personal living spaces with access to modern, shared areas.

Safe Place To Farm

Nothing is more important than making sure everyone on our team gets home safely each night. Safety is Pāmu’s clear priority and we have programmes and systems in place to make sure safe behaviour is embedded in everything we do.

Top Equipment

Our team members work with some of the most up-to-date equipment in our industry to help them do the best job possible.

 

Jobs at Pāmu

Working with us at Pāmu offers a wide range of on-farm and corporate office jobs. We manage over 100 farms (mix of dairy and livestock) all over New Zealand, and have offices in Wellington and Auckland for our corporate teams. Whether you're based in a small town, in the city, or travelling between the two - you're connected to our Pāmu team.

Dairy Operations

Assistant Dairy Production Manager/3IC Aoraki Dairy
Manawatū/Wanganui - Horowhenua, New Zealand

Assistant Production Manager - Victory Dairy Unit - Taupo
Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand

Assistant Production Manager (3IC) - Bounty DU - Taupo
Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand

Livestock Operations

Fencer General / Tractor Driver – Duncraigen Station
Southland- Te Anau - Manapouri, New Zealand

Head of Farming-Livestock (2 roles) - North and South Island
All of New Zealand

Senior Shepherd - Wilanda Downs Station
Southland - Te Anau, New Zealand

Dairy Operations

Dairy Farm Assistant – Fixed Term – Bassets Dairy Unit

West Coast - Westport, New Zealand Fixed Term - On Farm Posted at: 07/05/2021
Unique opportunity to join Pamu’s Top Dairy Farm for the 19/20 Season!   Bassets Dairy Unit is looking for a Fixed Term Dairy Assistant to join the team from mid-July 2021 to mid-January 2022.   This is a unique opportunity to work at an award-winning dai...
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Stock Manager - West Coast - Dairy Support

West Coast - Westport, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 07/05/2021
We have an exciting and unique Stock Manager position available on our West Coast Dairy Support farm.   West Coast Dairy Support is a 560ha Farm split up in two stunning blocks located 10 minutes South of Westport at Cape Foulwind. This Farm is a part of o...
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Assistant Production Manager - Victory Dairy Unit - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 06/05/2021
Looking for a role that will build on your current skills and support you as you grow and develop?  Would you like to have good work-life balance with a 6/2 July through Mid-May roster, and a 4/4 roster Mid-May to the end of June?    We have an Assistant ...
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Dairy Production Manager (2IC) - Hirst Dairy

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 06/05/2021
·         Manage the farm on the manager’s days off ·         On-farm accommodation ·         104 rostered days off for the full year   Join us as the Dairy Production Manager (2IC) on Hirst, one of our smaller farms on our Pastoral dairy complex located ...
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Farm Manager - Resolution Dairy

Waikato - Central Plateau - Reporoa, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 06/05/2021
·         Are you looking for a Management on a dairy farm with scale? ·         Have you used Ag tech or are you willing to learn? ·         Dairy Farm Manager - Resolution Dairy Farm- Taupo   Are you looking for a leadership role on a dairy farm in Taupo...
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Dairy Farm Assistants - Achilles Dairy Unit

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 05/05/2021
·         Entry level dairy farming roles, 95 hours per fortnight ·         Large Farm ·         Shared accommodation possible Achilles is located near Taupo and we are looking for two Dairy Farm Assistants to join us. We milk 1800 cows through a 60 bail ...
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Dairy Production Manager (2IC) - Renown Dairy Unit - Reporoa

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 30/04/2021
Are you looking for a leadership opportunity working closely with a manager who will support your development and working with you collaboratively?  Would you like to work with a Farm Manager who encourages everyone to bring their ideas to the table?  We...
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Dairy Farm Assistant - Eyrewell Farm

Canterbury - Ashburton, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 29/04/2021
We are very excited to announce an opportunity for an experienced Farm Assistant to come work at Eyrewell Farm. This farm has a unique hybrid farming system with the majority focusing on dairy operations but with a livestock bull beef system. Located in We...
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Dairy Farm Assistant – Tasman Dairy Organics – Permanent Part-time

Manawatū/Wanganui - Horowhenua, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 28/04/2021
We’re looking for someone to join us at Tasman Dairy Organics as our new Permanent part-time Dairy Farm Assistant. You may have limited or no experience in Dairy, as long as you have a strong team orientation and a can-do attitude then this opportunity is...
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Shepherd General – Organic Dairy Support

Waikato - Central Plateau - Reporoa, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 28/04/2021
·         Organic Dairy Support ·         On-farm accommodation ·         Training ·         No dogs required   This is your chance to join New Zealand’s largest farming organisation and apply your skills in stock work and general farming operations in a ...
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Farm Manager - West Coast - Dairy Support

West Coast - Buller, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 27/04/2021
We have an exciting and unique position available as a Farm Manager of our West Coast Dairy Support! West Coast Dairy Support is a 560ha Farm split up in two stunning blocks located 10 minutes South of Westport at Cape Foulwind. This Farm is a part of our ...
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Assistant Production Manager (3IC) - Bounty DU - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 23/04/2021
If you’re an ambitious Dairy Assistant who’s looking for an opportunity to take on more responsibility, check out this Assistant Production Manager role at Bounty Dairy farm.  We’ll look to this APM to assist with leading animal health, feeding cows and ...
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Assistant Dairy Production Manager/3IC Aoraki Dairy

Manawatū/Wanganui - Horowhenua, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 22/04/2021
We are on the look out for a hard working enthusiastic Assistant Dairy Production Manager to join our team.   As An Assistant Dairy Production Manager, you will assist the Manager and Production Manager with management of the herd and dairy operations and ...
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Dairy Farm Assistant - Pinta

Waikato - Central Plateau - Reporoa, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 19/04/2021
·         Entry level dairy farming role, 104 days off per year ·         Start in early June ·         Accommodation is a 2-bedroom duplex   Pinta is located near Taupo and we are looking for a Dairy Farm Assistant to join us by early June. We milk 2100 c...
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Dairy Farm Assistant and Calf Rearer Roles - Nationwide

All of New Zealand Fixed Term or Perm Posted at: 15/04/2021
Are you a Dairy Assistant looking to progress your skills on another farm?  Are you curious about other farm systems?  Or are you considering changing your career?  Would a fixed-term role as a Calf Rearer suit you over the winter months? Trade in the 9-5...
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Dairy Farm Manager - Ajax Dairy Unit - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 14/04/2021
Do you have a knack for feed planning and are you ag-tech friendly?  Are you a good people manager who enjoys coaching and mentoring?    We’re looking for a Dairy Farm Manager at our Ajax Dairy Unit, a well-resourced 50/50 split calving dairy farm just 20...
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Dairy Farm Assistant - Bounty Dairy Unit - Taupo

Waikato - Central Plateau - Reporoa, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 09/04/2021
If you want to join a hardworking, supportive team with good work-life balance in an organisation that looks out for your health and safety, check out these two roles available at Bounty.    We’re looking for two Dairy Assistants. We’re happy to consider...
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Dairy Production Manager - Eyrewell Dairy

Canterbury - Ashburton - West Eyreton, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 06/04/2021
We are very excited to announce an opportunity for an experienced 3IC or 2IC to come work at Eyrewell Farm. This farm has a unique hybrid farming system with the majority focusing on dairy operations but with a livestock bull beef system. Located in West E...
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Livestock Operations

Stock Manager - Sheep & Beef - Rangitaiki Station - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 05/05/2021
Do you have strong technical skills in stock management?  Have you got strong pasture management, feed, and animal health skills?  Are you a positive leader who enjoys mentoring and coaching?  If you’re looking for a leadership role on a large scale, high-...
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Stock Manager - Deer - Rangitaiki Station - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 05/05/2021
Are you a Stock Manager looking for the next step in your career? We are looking for an inquisitive, self-directed Stock Manager who has good technical knowledge around stock, pasture management, feed, and animal health to come and join us as our Stock Ma...
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Shepherd General - Raurimu

Manawatū/Wanganui - National Park, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 05/05/2021
We are looking for a Shepherd/General to join our team on Raurimu Station.  Raurimu is a 1,700 ha effective property, located 40km of Taumarunui and Ohakune. We carry 4,200 ewes and 1400 replacements, 550 Angus cows and 1,200 hinds plus finishing surplus d...
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Head of Farming-Livestock (2 roles) - North and South Island

All of New Zealand Permanent - Off Farm Posted at: 30/04/2021
If you’re a collaborative, environmentally aware and innovative leader in Livestock, you could be our ideal candidate for one of two Head of Farming roles in Livestock here at Pāmu.  Split into two portfolios (north island and south island), we’re lookin...
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Fencer General / Tractor Driver – Duncraigen Station

Southland- Te Anau - Manapouri, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 23/04/2021
We have a great opportunity for a Fencer General/ Tractor Driver to join our team on Duncraigen Station.   The role involves carrying out new and repair fencing requirements, general farm maintenance work, tractor work, feeding out, and water maintenance...
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Shepherd General - Panekiri Station

Gisborne - Wairoa, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 08/04/2021
This is a unique opportunity for a Shepherd General to work on a large scale East Coast sheep and beef station. Panekiri Station is 9,000ha / 5,200ha effective hill country station running 50,000 su, bordered by Te Urewere National Park and located 40km ...
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Senior Shepherd - Wilanda Downs Station

Southland - Te Anau, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 18/03/2021
If you’re an experienced Shepherd looking for an opportunity to work on a large iconic Southland sheep and beef station, this could be the perfect role for you.   This is a role that’ll suit an independent Senior Shepherd who has a reasonable amount of exp...
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Other

Farm Specialist - Agronomy

Wellington, New Zealand Permanent - Off Farm Posted at: 19/04/2021
Do you have an in-depth understanding of the role that agronomy plays in a productive, profitable agricultural setting?  Can you offer practical advice, delivered in plain English, to enable best practice farming systems? Would you thrive on using your kno...
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General Opportunities - Corporate Services (Wellington & Auckland)

Various - Nationwide, New Zealand Permanent - Off Farm Posted at: 05/09/2019
We always love to hear from people who are interested in using their skills to support and further agricultural excellent in New Zealand. With specialised teams in Finance, Procurement, Legal, Business Analytics, Project Management, Technology, Marketing,...
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General Opportunities - On Farm

Various - Nationwide, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 05/09/2019
We love to hear from motivated candidates that are interested in agriculture. Sometimes when you're looking, we don't always have that perfect role available for you. If you'd like us to get in touch with you when a role that matches your interest become...
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