Calf Rearer - Endeavour Dairy
Waikato - Taupō
Dairy Operations – Endeavour Dairy Unit /
Fixed Term - On Farm /
· Bring your passion for cows and animal welfare
· Drive in/drive out position where roster can be negotiated
· Support our team calving 1900 cows for the Autumn season
Join our large, hardworking, supportive team and have good work-life balance in this fixed-term position until June 2024.
We are looking for a Head Calf Rearer and two Calf Rearers to work through Autumn calving at Endeavour. 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 drive in/drive out position where the roster can be negotiated. Fixed term from now until June 2024. There may be an opportunity to join another farm in the region for spring calving as well.
Endeavour is 800 hectares of pumice soils, with excellent facilities (60 bale rotary shed with meal feeders and milk hub). We operate a 100% all-Autumn calving system calving 1900 cows in the autumn.
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
· Calf rearing experience preferred.
· A good eye for detail and a willingness to learn
· Ability to lift 20kg
· Be punctual and reliable
· The ability to work unsupervised
· Effective communication skills
We offer a competitive remuneration package, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
Applications close on Sunday 18 February 2024.
Please don’t delay, send your application through today, as we will be speaking with strong candidates as and when they apply.
Got questions? Get in touch with Jaspreet Singh-Mander on 027 232 6029.
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.