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Careers at Pāmu

At Pāmu, farming is what we do and what we're great at. We’ve spent over 130 years getting to know New Zealand farms. We’re the largest, oldest, and most diversified farming company in the country. We manage over 100 farms and have corporate offices in both Wellington and Auckland. From the sunny hills of Northland to the rugged hills of Southland, our people can grow and develop their farming skills over several locations nationwide ... some staff have worked with us at different locations spanning decades!

We have defined career pathways for our people in all areas of our business so that you can learn, develop, and advance. And we always look to promote internally, first. We lookout for the health, safety, and well-being of all our staff with modern, well-maintained facilities and farm equipment. We value teamwork and collaboration, promoting a close-knit environment to keep our teams engaged. We’re natural innovators who apply fresh thinking throughout the product journey, from the paddock to the plate and every step in between.

Farming can be a wild ride but it’s an adventure like no other. No matter which path you want to take with your career, there’s a place for you at Pāmu.
Do you want to be a part of the new future of farming? Come and join us!

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Current Vacancies

Interested in being a part of the new future of farming? Join us on one of our locations across New Zealand. Pāmu employs talented, motivated people and develops their knowledge and capabilities. We provide a range of career opportunities and are committed to transforming New Zealand farming. See below our list of current vacancies, click on the job title to read more. For other employment enquiries, email: enquiries@pamu.co.nz

Dairy Operations

Assistant Dairy Production Manager (3 IC) - Mayflower
Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand

Assistant Dairy Production Manager (3IC) - Waimakariri Dairy Unit - Rangiora
Canterbury - North Canterbury - Oxford, New Zealand

Assistant Production Manager – Aoraki Dairy Foxton
Manawatū/Wanganui - Horowhenua, New Zealand

Corporate Services

Sales & Business Development Manager - Foods - Parnell
Auckland City - Parnell, New Zealand

Dairy Operations

Dairy Farm Manager – Tram Road - Westport

West Coast - Westport, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 17/06/2021
Due to an internal promotion, we’re looking for a Farm Manager to head up our team of five at Tram Road Dairy Unit, located 10 minutes south of Westport.   If you’re passionate about pasture management and feeding and you have a drive to continually deve...
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Assistant Production Manager – Bassets - Westport

West Coast - Buller, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 16/06/2021
This is a unique opportunity to work at an award-winning dairy farm and experience what makes Bassets stand out as a Top Dairy Farm.   Are you motivated, energetic and keen to learn? We have an opening for an Assistant Production Manager with a passion for...
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Assistant Dairy Production Manager (3IC) - Waimakariri Dairy Unit - Rangiora

Canterbury - North Canterbury - Oxford, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 14/06/2021
Are you motivated, energetic and keen to learn? We have an opening for an Assistant Production Manager with a passion for farming to join our high performing team of 5 staff. Located 16km from Oxford, Waimakariri is a 500 ha property, milking approximately...
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Dairy Farm Assistant – Ajax Dairy Unit - Taupo

Waikato - Central Plateau - Reporoa, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 11/06/2021
·       Shared Accommodation may be available ·       95 hours/ fortnight, 104 rostered days off per season ·       Well-resourced, high producing farm   Are you a Dairy Assistant with some experience working in dairy and eager to learn and grow? We’re loo...
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Calf Rearer - Earnslaw Organic Dairy Unit - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Fixed Term - Off Farm Posted at: 10/06/2021
Are you considering changing careers?  Would a fixed-term role as a Calf Rearer suit you over the winter months? Trade in the 9-5 for a fulfilling life working out in nature, with animals, and being part of a close-knit team.  This contract will run from 2...
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Dairy Farm Assistant-Halls Dairy Unit-Taupo (fixed term)

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Fixed Term - On Farm Posted at: 10/06/2021
We’ve got a fixed-term role available for a Dairy Assistant at a nice-sized farm in Taupo.  The four members of this team respect each other, work well together, do their jobs thoroughly, and they’re easygoing.  With the caliber of the team and the size of...
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Dairy Farm Assistant – Tram Road Dairy - Westport

West Coast - Westport, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 09/06/2021
Tram Road Dairy is looking for a new Dairy Assistant to join their team! We’re looking for someone with approximately a year or more of dairy farming experience, with a positive attitude, effective communication skills and a good sense of humour. You’ll r...
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Dairy Farm Assistant - Ruru Dairy Unit - Greymouth

West Coast - Greymouth, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 08/06/2021
At Ruru Dairy Unit, we’ve got a Dairy Farm Assistant role available that could give you the growth opportunity, you’ll help with the day to day operations of our new team, helping with milking, the feeding out, farm maintenance, data recording, etc.  This...
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Dairy Farm Assistant - Mayfield Dairy Unit -

Canterbury - Ashburton, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 04/06/2021
Exciting Farm Assistant opportunity near Ashburton.   We are looking for a reliable and highly motivated Farm Assistant to join our team on Mayfield Dairy Unit, located 15 minutes from Ashburton. This 382 ha property milks approximately 1050 cows this seas...
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Assistant Production Manager – Aoraki Dairy Foxton

Manawatū/Wanganui - Horowhenua, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 03/06/2021
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'll assist the Manager and Production Manager with management of the herd and dairy operations and pe...
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Dairy Production Manager (2IC) - Blairs Dairy Unit - Greymouth

West Coast - Greymouth, New Zealand On-Farm Posted at: 02/06/2021
Due to an internal promotion we have a vacant Dairy Production Manager position at Blairs Dairy Unit is located in the  Dobson area of the West Coast.  We milk 800 cows in a rotary 60 bail cow shed.  The farm is a humped and hollowed terrain of 450 ha and ...
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Dairy Farm Assistant - Fixed Term - Quarry Dairy Unit - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Fixed Term - Off Farm Posted at: 01/06/2021
If you’re looking to get into Dairying or if you’re a Dairy Assistant looking to grow and develop your skills, we have a fixed term Dairy Farm Assistant role available at our well-run Quarry Dairy Unit farm in Taupo. The term will be from 2nd July 2021 th...
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Dairy Production Manager (2IC) - Thompsons Dairy Unit - Greymouth

West Coast - Reefton, New Zealand On-Farm Posted at: 31/05/2021
Centrally located 15 minutes from Reefton and 45 minutes from Greymouth. This 307 effective ha property peak milks 680 cows through a 54 bail rotary with ACR’s and MilkHub. We offer a supportive team environment which will enables you to gain valuable expe...
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Dairy Production Manager (2IC) - Hirst Dairy Unit - Taupo

Waikato - Central Plateau - Reporoa, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 31/05/2021
If you’ve got strong technical skills and some leadership experience and you’re looking for the right job to develop your career in dairy, we have a Dairy Production Manager (2IC) role available at Hirst Dairy Unit in Reporoa that could be just right for y...
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Dairy Production Manager (2IC) - Ajax Dairy Unit - Taupo

Waikato - Central Plateau - Reporoa, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 27/05/2021
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 – 6/3 roster?  Want to join a high performing dairy farm in Taupo?    We have a Dairy Production M...
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Dairy Production Manager (2IC) - Kotuku DU - Greymouth

West Coast - Greymouth, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 24/05/2021
If you're an ambitious DA or 3IC, check out this exciting 2IC opportunity at Kotuku Dairy Unit in Greymouth. Kotuku Dairy Unit is located in the Greymouth / Lake Brunner area of the West Coast.  We milk 950 cows in a rotary cowshed.  The farm is a humpe...
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Dairy Farm Assistant - Kotuku Dairy Unit - Greymouth

West Coast - Greymouth, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 24/05/2021
If you value work-life balance, being part of a close-knit team that works well together, and want to develop your technical skills on the farm, this Dairy Assistant role could be just what you’re looking for. Due to an internal promotion, Kotuku Dairy Un...
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Dairy Farm Assistant - Otago Dairy (Taupo)

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 24/05/2021
·         A2 Farm ·         Close to town ·         Accommodation available   We’re looking for a confident Dairy Farm Assistant who has a strong team orientation and a can-do attitude.  Otago Dairy unit is a farm that you can be proud of – and we’re looki...
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Dairy Production Manager (2IC) - Renown Dairy - Taupo

Waikato - Central Plateau - Reporoa, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 21/05/2021
Are you looking for your next opportunity on a farm with a difference?   Renown Dairy Unit has a Once-a-Day milking system for its spring calving herd for the entire season.    We have a Production Manager (2IC) role available at Renown. Are you a person ...
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Dairy Production Manager - Pinta

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 20/05/2021
·         Large farm ·         Looking for experienced candidates ·         Accommodation is a 3-bedroom house   Pinta is located near Taupo and we are looking for a Dairy Production Manager to join the team. We milk 2100 cows through a 80 bail rotary shed...
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Dairy Farm Assistant - Bell Hill Dairy Unit - Greymouth

West Coast - Greymouth, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 19/05/2021
If you value work-life balance, being part of a close-knit team that works well together, and want to develop your technical skills on the farm, this Dairy Assistant role could be just what you’re looking for.   Bell Hill Dairy Unit is located in the Greym...
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Assistant Dairy Production Manager (3 IC) - Mayflower

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 18/05/2021
·         Do you have a passion for people and animals? ·         Conversion to organic production ·         Step up opportunity, 95 hours per fortnight We are one of the largest dairy complexes in New Zealand, and are looking for an Assistant Dairy Produ...
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Dairy Farm Assistant - Endurance Dairy Unit - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 17/05/2021
Are you a confident DA looking to join a positive team at a well-run dairy?  Would you like to work at a farm where your professional development is made a priority?    We have a Dairy Assistant role available at Endurance Dairy Unit, a dairy farm that’s ...
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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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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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Livestock Operations

Senior Business Manager - Livestock - Wgtn or Northland

Wellington, New Zealand Permanent - Off Farm Posted at: 14/06/2021
If you’ve got strong people management / development skills, an in-depth knowledge of farm systems and a passion for the livestock industry, our Senior Business Manager role could be the growth position you’ve been waiting for.  At Pāmu, our Senior Busin...
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Bull Beef Finishing Specialist - Puketotara Station - Kerikeri

Northland - Kerikeri, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 10/06/2021
If you’re looking to strengthen your animal management skills and learn more about running your own block, this Bull Beef Finishing Specialist role is one that you should consider.  Due to project progression, this additional Bull Beef Finishing Specialist...
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Shepherd General - 4 Month Contract - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Fixed Term - Off Farm Posted at: 08/06/2021
If you value variety and working with a manager who works alongside his team, check out this four-month fixed term opportunity for a Shepherd General at Deep Creek Station – just 15 minutes from Taupo.    Deep Creek Station is 410 flat hectares, housing 40...
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Senior Shepherd - Waipori Station - Otago

Otago - Central Otago, New Zealand Permanent - On Farm Posted at: 08/06/2021
Are you keen to be a key member in our high performing team on a large livestock breeding station in Otago? Want to work with different stock types and be supported to develop? Get exposure to use of livestock farming innovations?   If you’re an experience...
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Shepherd General - Tutamoe Station

Gisborne, New Zealand Permanent - Off Farm Posted at: 21/05/2021
We’re seeking a highly motivated and passionate Shepherd to join our team on Tutamoe Station. This role involves a wide range of duties including sheep and cattle work, shearing, weaning etc, as well general farm work. To be successful in the role you’ll...
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Corporate Services

Sales & Business Development Manager - Foods - Parnell

Auckland City - Parnell, New Zealand Permanent - Off Farm Posted at: 02/06/2021
If you have sales and business development experience, a passion for high-quality products in the health & nutrition or supplements space, and like working in a small, purpose-driven team, this is the role for you.  The Pāmu Foods team works with high-qu...
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Other

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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Operations Manager - Central Farm Svcs - Reporoa

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - Off Farm Posted at: 16/06/2021
If you can lead and coordinate people and have excellent communication skills, this could be a great job for you.  We’re looking for an Operations Manager who understands mechanics, is organised and who has experience working with a wider syndicate.  You...
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Orchard Assistant - Avocados - Kerikeri

Northland - Kerikeri, New Zealand Permanent - Off Farm Posted at: 08/06/2021
Whether you’ve got experience in orchards or are looking to start your career in horticulture, we’ve got a rare opportunity with a supportive Orchard Manager who’s happy to help build your skills on our innovative avocado property.    We’re beginning Stag...
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Senior Machinery Operator - CFS - Taupo

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo, New Zealand Permanent - Off Farm Posted at: 10/06/2021
From driving a tractor to pasture topping to feeding out to working on the digger to mowing and planting, you’ll work as a member of the Central Farm Services Team across a 19 dairy farm complex and pitch in where needed.  This team has mechanics, engineer...
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