General/Senior Shepherd

Job Description

A position is now available on a 19,000 stock unit sheep, cattle and deer breeding and finishing operation in Northern Southland.

The property runs approximately 10,000 ewes, 800 bulls, 500 cattle and 100 deer. All stock are finished to their potential.
All agricultural work including winter crop and supplement are made internally; including all farm maintenance

The duties are predominately stock work, however involvement is required in all other practical aspects of the operation.

The applicant must:
- be motivated and willing to learn for their development.
- Ability to work dogs with large mobs in future.
- Have previous sheep and beef experience in NZ
- must have the ability to work with others and excellent communication skills
- Be able to embrace technology systems and equipment.
- must be a NZ resident and have a full drivers licence.

Single bedroom, self contained accommodation is available on site with potential other options.

This position would suit someone who wants a career in agriculture. Who wants to learn a variety of stock systems including the other practical side; of running a self contained system of this size.
While experience is preferred, having the right attitude is more essential.

A competitive remuneration package is provided based on ability and experience.

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

Job type:

Full Time

Location:

Southland

Listed:

27-02-2019

Closes:

31-03-2019

Reference:

82442