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  • Shepherd - Japan

If you enjoy working farm dogs, have practical shepherding skills and are keen on an overseas adventure then why not transfer your farming skills to a Japanese tourism setting?

Since 1998 New Zealand based company, Rossanco Limited has been employing Shepherds to perform in a variety of show locations throughout Japan. Based at the Kobe location this position will run from April to the beginning of December this year, so if people describe you as outgoing, good-humoured and keen, take this chance to expand your horizons!

The shows main attractions are working dogs (huntaway and eye dogs), sheep and horses along with a variety of other entertaining features that showcase a slice of New Zealand farming.

Your day will involve performing 2-3 shows, taking care of the stock and dogs as well as some basic maintenance. To be successful you will need previous farm experience, the ability to handle working dogs and some knowledge and experience with horses. You will have great inter-personal skills including an open and engaging personality, be well-presented, reliable and willing to work within a team and learn basic Japanese.

Come and be part of another culture, meet new people and show off New Zealand farming on the world-stage! Build your life experience and look back in years to come with great memories of your time in Japan. Please find below a Job Information Pack with further information on this role.

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE ADVERTISING THIS POSITION ON BEHALF – For additional information or to apply please email  attaching your CV and Cover Letter or phone Ross on 021 1268392.


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20 Jan 2020

Work Type:
Rossanco Limited
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