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**calf Rearer-spring 2018**

Payment: Accommodation & Paid ($16.50)
Location: Culverden
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary

We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude to join our team and help rear the calves this coming spring. You will be responsible for rearing 400 replacement heifers and bobbies alongside 2 other calf rearers.

The start date for this position would be aroud mid July and end when the work runs out (around late September/October). Accommodation is provided on farm but you must provide your own vehicle to and from work (3km). People must have NZ residency or a valid work visa and be physically fit.

Roster: Flexible rostered time off.

Workday: 7am-5.30pm (You are responsible for managing your workday/workload. Somedays will be busier than others. Generally 1 hour lunch breaks are taken. The average hours per day vary between 8-9)

Your general responsibilities will be:

  • Training calves onto the cafeterias.
  • Identifying and treating unwell calves.
  • Topping up the hay/meal troughs.
  • Assisting in weighing the calves.
  • Spraying pens.
  • General cleaning of the feeders etc

Experience is not essential as training will be given but preference will be given to those with experience.

Must have full drivers licence.

Remuneration will reflect the level of applicants experience.

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