Calf Rearer - Exeter Pastoral Rearing - Taupo
Taupo, Waikato, NZ
5d ago

Calf Rearer - Fixed Term - Exeter We are seeking Calf Rearers to assist our team at brand-new purpose-built calf rearing facility - Exeter.

You will be required to help on a fixed term basis during the calving season, which begins on 1 August 2022. Located only 15 minutes from central Taupo, Exeter calf rearing in our first season aims to rear 2000 calves this spring.

Exeter is 84 effective ha with brand new infrastructure. Our purpose-built shed can hold up to 700 calves at a time. This state-of-the-art facility is designed to make large scale calf rearing enjoyable and efficient for staff.

Exeter is at the forefront of Pamu’s bobby calf strategy reducing the amount of bobby calves on our pastoral farms. This also aligns with our dairy beef strategy and as we will be supplying our livestock farms.

Your day-to-day activities will include, feeding calves, picking up calves, administering animal health treatments and processing calves through the cattle yards.

This position can be catered to parents with young children, with flexible hours and rostered days on. There is no accommodation onsite so reliable transport is required.

You will bring : ·An exceptional attitude to health and safety and animal welfare·1-2 years calf rearing experience preferred but not necessary·A good eye for detail and a willingness to learn·Be punctual and reliable·The ability to work unsupervisedThis role could potentially evolve into a permanent position if desired, as we work through setting up and adapting the farm systems.

For an informal chat about the role, please call Mason Jones, Calf Rearing Manager on 021 522 060. Applications close 19th June 2022.

Don’t delay, send your CV through today.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.

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.

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.

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