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Shepherd General - Sheep and Beef

Are you keen to progress your career and take on a varied role on a busy farm?

A Shepherd General position has become available on an 800ha sheep and cattle breeding, finishing and trading farm which also includes a 100ha irrigated land and an additional 35ha cropped.

The property winters 10,000 stock units and is located only 20 minutes from Hastings.

We are seeking an experienced Shepherd to work in this role that is approximately 50% stock work and 50% general work.

The key attributes we are looking for are:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working on NZ cattle and sheep farms.
  • The position involves a varied range of jobs including fencing, repairs, tractor work, irrigation, spraying.
  • Working dogs.
  • The ability to work and communicate well with management, employees, contractors, agents and the community. A team player is essential.
  • Self-motivated, reliable and hardworking individual with willingness to learn and progress through their career.
  • Must have a positive attitude, have a sound work ethic, be trustworthy and reliable.

The position includes a 3 bedroom house and a competitive remuneration package.

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE ADVERTISING THIS ROLE ON BEHALF

To apply for this role please email your CV, covering letter including phone contact details and two references from previous employers to graemewedd@xtra.co.nz.

For more information please phone Graeme Wedd on 06 874 8778.

Applications will be reviewed as received.


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18 Jun 2020

Sector:
Private
Work Type:
Permanent
Region:
Hawkes Bay
City:
Company:
Rotoma Station
Reference:
2516
Classifications
  • Sheep and Beef >> Shepherd
  • Sheep and Beef >> Junior Shepherd