Calf Rearers - Waikato Region

Waikato- Central Plateau - Taupo /
On-Farm /
Fixed Term - On Farm
/ On-site
·         Bring your passion for dairy farming and animal welfare
·      Fixed-term opportunities for the calf-rearing season
·         Opportunities available across multiple dairy farms in the Waikato Region

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.

The Farms
We have over 20 farms in our Pastoral Complex spread throughout Taupo and Reporoa with varying sizes and specialities, so there are many opportunities to develop and grow your career.

About You
You will have a positive attitude and willingness to learn looking to develop and grow your dairy career. Most of our calf rearing opportunities are drive in/drive out positions, 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
If there is a particular farm you would like to work at, please include this in your application form and we will try out best to match you with one of your choices.

Applications close Thursday 29 June 2023.

Any questions? Please contact recruitment via email,

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.