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Farm Maintenance Manager

  • Pukemiro Station Training Farm

ADB Williams Trust is a 1440ha operation with the main 930ha property, Pukemiro Station, located at Otope Road, 12km South East of Dannevirke. It is supported by a 385ha summer safe block located at Coonoor, 30 minutes southeast of Otope Road. This well-structured business is set up to include the Pukemiro Station Cadetship which is a two year farming cadetship accepting three cadets each year. Their vision is to help young men and women develop their careers in agriculture and foster them along that path.

Rural Directions are pleased to bring to the market this Farm Maintenance Manager position.
Your primary focus in this role will be to drive the annual maintenance plan with your core responsibilities being farm maintenance, farm/environmental enhancement and development, carpentry work and general tasks. There is a monthly management meeting where you will report back on areas needing attention; you will plan, organise and prioritise these tasks for the following month. There may also be a requirement to help the team with stock work during busy times of the year.

In conjunction with the Farm Manager and Stock Manager you will be responsible for planning general farm maintenance tasks for the Cadets and driving this aspect of the training programme to ensure these are completed to a high standard. You will lead by example with your high skill level in fencing, tractor work, carpentry and general maintenance. You will display excellent communication skills; including a friendly and approachable nature, allowing you to support the Cadets and share your learnings.

Accommodation is a warm and tidy, 4 bedroom house within a lovely setting at Pukemiro Station. There is a school bus at the gate to the local primary and secondary schools in Dannevirke. The area boasts a wide range of sporting and recreational opportunities and there is a good social community in the area.

If you have a desire to teach, mentor and inspire young people then this role will interest you!

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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14 Aug 2018

Work Type:
Hawkes Bay
ADB Williams Trust
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