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A Calf Rearer Is Needed In Ashburton!

FRENZ Recruitment and Immigration Ashburton, Christchurch

Job Description

We have a well-paid 8-week contract starting in August for a Calf Rearer based in the Ashburton area. Would be great if you have previous calf rearing experience! This role is on a 540-cow farm. Please note, this position is not suitable for couples but the employer is open to nationalities and gender.

Responsibilities include:
• Calf rearing, including feeding and caring for calves
• Identifying and alerting managers to sick cows
• Performing other general farm duties

Ideal candidates will have:
• Previous dairy farming experience (preferred)
• A good attitude, initiative, and a strong work ethic (mandatory)
• Some experience in dairy farming, large animal care, or agriculture/viticulture/horticulture
• Motorbike and quad driving skills (mandatory for some jobs, not all)
• Good English communication skills
• A valid driver’s license (international licenses accepted) and your own vehicle
• The ability to work outside under various conditions
• Willingness to work rotating rosters

Package includes:
• Hourly wage + 8% holiday pay + Accommodation provided
• Minimum of 30 hours and an average of 45 hours per week

If you’re interested, please email your CV, along with a summary of your experience and contact details, to [email address removed]

Join us for an exciting opportunity and gain valuable experience on a dynamic dairy farm!

Postcode: 7773 (Ashburton, Christchurch)

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FRENZ Recruitment and Immigration

Member since: July 2019

Employer's email matches the frenz.co.nz website.

Description:
FRENZ is a 20 years old leader in dairy farm recruitment and immigration with backpacker jobs all year round and all over NZ. So can we help you find your first job and support you and help you with follow up jobs as you require.

Industry:
Farming, Animals & Conservation