Company Clovelly Farm Limited
Location Central Hawke's Bay, Hawke's Bay
Listed Wed 14 Mar, 9:17 am
Type Full time, Permanent
We are looking for a great Shepherd/General to work as part of our team over two properties in Central Hawkes Bay. The properties are primarily Sheep and Deer breeding and finishing farms located 10- 15 minutes from Waipukurau. In total there are 2800 breeding ewes, 800 hinds and 200 velvet stags, plus replacements and finishing cattle.

The person we are looking for must have a real passion for the sheep and deer industries and be keen to increase their knowledge. They will need to be able to work both as part of a team and independently, so honesty, reliability, punctuality and enthusiasm are key attributes that we require.

The skill sets you bring will ideally include:

• Experience as a shepherd/general
• A proven ability to operate and maintain farm machinery and vehicles in a safe manner
• Experience in general farm maintenance
• Good stockmanship and animal husbandry skills
• Experience with deer would be beneficial (although not essential)
• Basic farming initiative, and a willingness to learn and increase knowledge and skills, including good recording practices
• You will need to be able to self-motivate at times as you will often be required to work independently.
• A full NZ drivers licence is required

A two plus bedroom cottage is available on the farm with excellent broadband internet available and several primary schools and a secondary school within 10-15 minutes drive.
You will work within a really supportive team environment, with good opportunity for growth in this role. Salary commensurate with experience will be offered, alongside other benefits. This position would suit a person seeking a positive learning experience or someone with experience who would like more varied work within a well performing farming environment.

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