Location Masterton, Wellington
Pay & Benefits TBA
Listed Thu 15 Feb, 4:50 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference Te Rangi
Located 20 minutes north of Masterton an established breeding/finishing sheep and beef business requires an enthusiastic Senior Shepherd to assist the business in achieving above industry targets.
The 2,000ha farm runs 20,000 stock units on medium to steep hill country in the Whangaehui valley.
The main responsibilities of the senior shepherd will be to manage the day to day stock duties and record keeping. There is a requirement to have some skills in maintaining farm infrastructure and assist with capital development, and some tractor work.
You must have at least five years relevant experience in this type of position and be confident working on your own. Have the ability to plan ahead, to use your initiative, and having a mature approach to hard work. Your four working dogs will have the same experience and qualities.
This is a progressive farm owner who takes great pride in the development of shepherds through on and off farm training to enable them to progress through the industry.
A well maintained three-bedroom home with a sleep out is available.

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