Calf Rearer - Pinta Dairy

Waikato - Taupō
Dairy Operations – Pinta Dairy Unit /
Fixed Term - On Farm /
- Bring your passion for dairy farming and animal welfare  
- Fixed-term From July to end of October
- Join a large team located just outside of Taupo
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.
This is a fixed term from early July to end of October 2024.
The Farm
Pinta Dairy Unit is Pāmu’s largest dairy farm, milking 2,100 dairy cows on 850 ha through our 80-bail rotary dairy shed.  This farm has a manager with an open, communicative style – taking care to explain the “why” around decisions so that the team has good context.
About You
You will have a positive attitude and willingness to learn looking to develop and grow your dairy career. This is a drive in/drive out position, 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 hourly rate, as well as ongoing training to help you reach your personal and career goals. Living in Taupo affords lots of opportunities for a range of recreational activities including fishing, and hunting.
Apply Now
We look forward to seeing your application come through by Sunday 16 June 2024.
Get in touch with Shane Cooper at if you have any questions.

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. We are unable to accept applicants on temporary work visas for permanent opportunities.

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.