Shepherd/General

Job Description

A position has become available on Kiwitahi Station, a 1200ha Sheep/Beef breeding property (with Romney sheep Stud and a dairy unit) 12 km from Taupo on the High Country overlooking the lake and mountains.

We are looking for a motivated, capable and committed person to join our team and further their knowledge in the sheep breeding industry.

Applicants must have a good grounding in good stockmanship, good stock sense and good animal husbandry skills with experience doing a lambing beat being an advantage.

A good heading dog and a handy dog/hunterway is the minimum dog power required.

We offer a warm tidy cottage, a well developed property with excellent facilities, a supportive team environment which is close to all amenities including AG ITO.

You will experience modern sheep breeding techniques, intensive lamb finishing, Angus cattle breeding, some general work as well as being integrated with and supporting a modern Dairy unit.

A competitive remuneration package is offered based on experience.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time

Location:

Taupo

Listed:

30-01-2019

Closes:

03-03-2019

Reference:

76479