Ag Manager/Tractor Driver

Job Description

Wairaki Station is a 30,000 su sheep and beef finishing property in Blackmount, Western Southland.

Wairaki Station lies at the base of the Takitimu Mountains and is a "fully developed" rolling to flat property. It is 3,600 ha, has good infrastructure, modern machinery and employs a Stock Manager, 3 Shepherd/Generals, Ag Manager/Tractor Driver and part-time Handyman.

We require a person to organise and manage (alongside owners and outside contractors) our agriculture work:
* 200 ha annual regrassing
* 200 ha annual brassicas
* other ag work - spraying/mowing etc
* maintenance fencing
* workshop skills
* occasional stockwork

The applicant must communicate well, show initiative, take pride in their work and work well in our awesome team (#wairakiwarriors).

We offer a competitive salary (relevant to experience), additional allowances and benefits, new workshop facilities, as well as a well maintained four bedroom home if required.

Wairaki is in a beautiful location, 20 mins from Tuatapere and 45 mins from Te Anau, with Primary School (year 8) bus at gate. We have great hunting, fishing and boating nearby and a small, but welcoming community.

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

Job type:

Full Time

Location:

Southland

Listed:

22-02-2019

Closes:

26-03-2019

Reference:

81287