Calf Rearer - Eyrewell Dairy

Canterbury - Ashburton - West Eyreton /
Dairy Operations – Eyrewell Dairy /
Fixed Term - On Farm
/ On-site
·         Fixed term opportunity from August until mid-November
·         Minimum of 25 hours per week (5 hours a day)
·         Drive on role, located 10 minutes from Oxford and 25 from Rangiora
Join our team on Eyrewell Dairy, rearing approximately 340 calves this season.
The Opportunity
We need a fixed-term Calf Rearer to join Eyrewell Dairy during our busy calving season.
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.  This is a drive in/drive out positions, so reliable transport is a must.
The fixed term contract will be from August through to mid-November. 
The Farm
Eyrewell Dairy is in West Eyreton, 10 minutes from Oxford and 25 minutes from Rangiora. This is a 400 effective ha farm and milks 650-700 cows through a 60-bale rotary, rearing 160 heifer replacement calves and a beef system with 180 bull calves.
About You
You will need to have:
•               Be punctual and reliable
•               The ability to work unsupervised
•               An exceptional attitude to health and safety and animal welfare
•               Preferred calf rearing experience or stock experience
•               Able to lift 20 kg
•               Effective communication skills and a good eye for detail
•               Take pride in their work and surrounding environment
•               Restricted or full driver’s license
You’ll be well supported and will benefit by learning from others. We offer a competitive hourly rate and a great opportunity to kick start your Pāmu career.  
Apply Now
Applications close off Sunday 28 May 2023.

For more details about the role, please contact Mahraaz Hussein - Farm Manager on 027 801 9512 between the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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.