Calf Rearer - West Coast Region

West Coast - Greymouth
Dairy Operations – Dairy /
Fixed Term - On Farm /
·         Bring your passion for dairy farming and animal welfare
·         Fixed-term opportunities for the calf-rearing season, starting July 2024
·         Opportunities available in the Grey District on the West Coast

Join Pāmu and work shoulder-to-shoulder with a great team where you can start or grow your dairy career, no experience required, training will be provided on the job.

The Opportunity
Your day-to-day activities may consist of feeding 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.
These roles will start when the calf rearing season starts in July 2024, so it’s a great opportunity to line up your next on-farm role.

The Farms
We have over 10 farms on the West Coast, this opportunity will be in Grey District.  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.

You will also have:
·         An exceptional attitude to health and safety and animal welfare.
·         A love of animals.
·         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 and 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
Applications close Sunday 21 April 2024.
We will be progressing applicants as they come through, so don’t delay.
Any questions? Please contact Dan Mears on

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.