Experienced Shepherd

Job Description

We are a fifth generation 780ha Coastal Sheep & Beef breeding/finishing and Cropping farm. One hour south of Gisborne situated on State Highway 2, Nuhaka region.
We are looking for an experienced shepherd to help run this dynamic livestock business. There is an opportunity to grow into a management role in the future.

We value staff with high standards, energy and motivation.

"A positive attitude is everything for this position"

You will need:
- Good stock sense and animal husbandry skills
- Competency to work on your own or with a team
- Good Health & Safety and Animal Welfare practices
- Safe ATV and Tractor skills
- 3-4 well trained working dogs
- A positive attitude with a desire to up- skill and learn new farming practices as required
- Be accepting of Modern Farming Practices
- A sense of humour will be an advantage

A remuneration package tailored to suit the successful applicant's skill set and experience. Comfortable accommodation available on the property.

Please forward application with covering letter and CV
opoho@xtra.co.nz

Phone Tim 06 8377630 for further information.

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

Job type:

Full Time

Location:

Wairoa

Listed:

20-02-2019

Closes:

24-03-2019

Reference:

80853