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Senior Shepherd

Are you looking to progress your skills within a semi-intensive breeding and finishing system? Rural Directions is excited to offer this Senior Shepherd position to the market on a 2270ha property, based just ten minutes east from Waipawa. The properties infrastructure has been developed to a high standard with the farm running up to 9,500 ewes as well as finishing cattle and deer.

Our clients are in search of someone seeking responsibility and who is looking for a step up in their career. You will require a good level of experience with stock management and handling and an understanding of finishing stock and pasture management. The business is using the FarmIQ data management system therefore knowledge of this or similar recording systems will be desirable but is not essential.

The role sits within a strong team environment however there will be times when you will be required to work autonomously on the finishing side of the business. Desired personal attributes include a good sense of humour, excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic.

On offer is an excellent remuneration package along with a warm, tidy three bedroom home and the farm is only ten minutes from all of the local amenities. There is a school bus at the gate for both primary and secondary schooling.

Applications close 5pm Monday 26th February 2018

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7 Feb 2018

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Knobloch Farming Limited
  • Sheep and Beef >> Senior Shepherd