Calf Rearers - West Coast Region

West Coast - all the West Coast /
On-Farm /
Fixed Term - On Farm
/ On-site
·         Bring your passion for dairy farming and animal welfare
·      Fixed-term opportunities for the calf-rearing season
·         Opportunities available across multiple dairy farms on the West Coast

Join Pāmu and work shoulder-to-shoulder with a great team where you can start or grow your dairy career.

The Opportunity
As a Calf Rearer, your day-to-day activities may consist of feeding calves, picking up calves, administering animal health treatments and processing calves through the cattle yards.

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.

The Farms
We have over 10 farms on the West Coast, we have opportunities from Westport to Greymouth. These farms are varying sizes and specialities, so there are many opportunities to develop and grow your career within the region.

About You
You will have a positive attitude and willingness to learn looking to develop and grow your dairy career. Most of our calf rearing opportunities are drive in/drive out positions, so reliable transport is a must.

You will also have:
·         An exceptional attitude to health and safety and animal welfare
·         Be punctual and reliable
·         The ability to work unsupervised and good communication skills
·         Take pride in your work and surrounding environment
·         Restricted or full driver’s licence

We offer an attractive salary with additional benefits, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals. The lifestyle on the West Coast offers tremendous outdoor activity opportunities and a close-knit community feel. 
Apply Now
If there is a particular farm you would like to work at, please include this in your application form and we will try out best to match you with one of your choices.

Applications close Sunday 16 April 2023.

Any questions? Please contact recruitment via email,

To be eligible for this role, you must be available for an in-person interview and have unrestricted legal rights to work in New Zealand.

Pāmu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check prior to being appointed.  

Our values are core to who we are at Pāmu and the way that we all work together.  We are Grounded, Genuine, Bold, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder. To read more, click on this link to see them on our website. To see what it's like to work in our Dairy team, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Dairy Assistant at Pāmu, or to learn about what our Livestock team is all about, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Shepherd at Pāmu.

Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.