Calf Rearer - Mayfield Dairy - Ashburton

Canterbury - Ashburton - Mayfield /
Dairy Operations – Mayfield Dairy Unit /
Fixed Term - On Farm
/ On-site
·         Bring your passion for cows and animal welfare
·         Fixed-term opportunity end of July to mid-December 2023
·         Mayfield is located 15 minutes from Ashburton
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, empathetic and patient to help us rear 310 calves this season.
The Opportunity
We are seeking a fixed-term Calf Rearer to help our team at Mayfield during our busy calving season. This is a fixed term position from end of July through to mid-December 2023. This is a drive in/drive out opportunity.
You will assist with rearing all heifer replacements and bobby calves, while they are housed.  You will need to be flexible on work hours depending on seasonal requirements.
We aim to rear 310 calves on farm over the season.
The Farm
Mayfield is a 382 effective ha property is located 15 minutes from Ashburton, milking 1050 cows this season through a 60-bail rotary with ACR’s, Milkhub and an in-shed feeding system. Currently operating a 6 and 2 roster.
About You
The biggest thing you need is enthusiasm, empathy, patience, and respect for animals.

The role is drive in/drive out, so reliable transport is a must!
You will bring:
·         An exceptional attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
·         Training will be given to right applicant
·         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 and benefits package, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
Apply Now
Applications close on Sunday 2 April 2023.
We will be speaking with strong candidates as and when they apply.
Got questions?  Get in touch with Francisco Flores, Farm Manager on 027 839 4983.

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.