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Calf Rearer

Payment: Paid Position ($16/hr + 8% holiday pay)
Location: Winton
Region: Southland/Fiordland
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary
Contact: kristy@rednoc.co.nz
Listing Added: 19/05/2017


Job Description:


We are looking for an honest, reliable person to join our team as an Assistant Calf Rearer for approximately 8 -10 weeks, starting early August 2017.


We are Contract milkers operating two dairy farms in Southland near Winton. Located 40 mins North of Invercargill. It's a great location with access to many recreational activities situated within our scenic environment.


We run two separate farms each with 60 bale Rotary milking sheds in 800 cow herds. We have a total of 1600 cows to calve and aim to rear 410 calves. We are a young motivated team of people (6 existing staff members).


We are looking for an extra team member to help during our busy calving season.

Shared single accommodation is provided. You will share the house with 2 other staff members in a communal living situation. Some wet weather gear is provided for use on the farm, if needed.


Roster operates with 6 days on and 2 days off.



Job Requirements:


We require someone who has basic skills of dairy farming and/or feeding calves or who has a love of animals and working outdoors with a keen attitude willing to learn, who has effective communication skills and a positive team attitude. You will need to enjoy working outside and alongside animals. This position is an active job, so you will need to be physically capable.


No criminal convictions