Calf Rearer – Mayflower Dairy

Waikato - Taupō
Dairy Operations – Mayflower Dairy Unit /
Fixed Term - On Farm /
On-site
·         Organic Dairy Farm
·         Fixed-term from mid-July to mid October
·         Located just outside of Taupō, additional benefits included
 
Join our large, hardworking, supportive team and have good work-life balance
 
The Opportunity
Your day-to-day activities may consist of feeding calves, picking up calves, administering animal health treatments and processing calves through the cattle yards.  You will support the team at Mayflower Dairy through their calving season.
 
We have a robust health and safety regime at Pāmu, and have well maintained, up to date farm equipment that you’ll be able to use.
 
This is a drive in/drive out position which is fixed term from mid-July to mid-October 2024, so reliable transport is a must.
 
The Farm
Mayflower Dairy Unit is a dairy farm that is fully organic production milking 700 cows through a 54-bail rotary. We are one of the largest dairy complexes in New Zealand.
 
About You
You will have a positive attitude and willingness to learn looking to develop and grow your dairy career.
 
You will also have:
·         An exceptional attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
·         A can-do attitude and be willing to try most things.
·         Calf rearing experience (preferred).
·         Ability to lift 20kg
·         Be punctual, reliable and honest.
·         The ability to work unsupervised and a good eye for detail.
·         Effective communication skills.
 
Benefits
We offer a competitive remuneration package, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals. 
Apply Now
Applications close on Sunday 26 May 2024.
Please don’t delay, send your application through today, as we will be speaking with strong candidates as and when they apply.

For more details about this role, please call Farm Manager, Casper Meyer on 027 644 6763.