Grow your Skills

Job Description

Melior Venison is looking to add another permanent staff member to our growing team.
We are seeking a young, motivated person capable of taking some responsibility to assist with the running of an 800ha sheep, beef and deer property with 180ha of irrigation. Extensive training is included in the package to help the employee reach their potential. The farm is located 20 minutes from Pleasant Point, Geraldine and Fairlie. Timaru is 35 minutes away. The successful applicant would be required to assist the manager and other staff in all aspects of the day to day running of the farm. We offer the successful applicant the opportunity to learn and develop their skills and knowledge as part of a young progressive management team and with the assistance of technology.

Melior Venison places a huge emphasis on attitude, motivation and team work.
We strive to create a positive, team focused, learning culture. Finding a person to fit this is paramount.
The "coach approach" is a concept we utilize to help the team gel and learn.

Currently we farm
• 500 Cattle (Mainly beef cattle)
• 1300 high performance Hinds
• 3500 finishing deer
• 500 breeding ewes (finishing all progeny)

The position requires someone who:
• Has a passion for farming and deer.
• Has a good attitude and is a fast learner
• Shows iniative and can work independently
• Has good people skills to work as part of a team
• Has good stockmanship skills
• Is competent with machinery operation
• Is keen to progress in the industry

Position start flexible to suit the right applicant.

Remuneration to reflect skills and experience

Please send your CV including nominating two referees (and their contact details)

Please apply to Tim Turner: or 0273398350 or 036856071 in evenings

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

Job type:

Full Time