Vincent & Parkes Farming Partnership

  • Wakefield, Tasman, New Zealand

FARM MANAGER required for 870 ha 9000su sheep, beef and deer farm.

This opportunity arises because after 9 years of developing and improving our farm, our wonderful farm manager with our full support and encouragement moves to a larger property and challenge.

This position would suit either a farm manager or a capable person who we can assist and encourage to move through a stock manager’s role to their first farm manager’s position with support and training available.

 Castletown Farms has had a period of intensive development and investment, so an opportunity exists for right person to consolidate and add their mark to our farming operation which we are passionate about while advancing their own farming career.

We have strong relationships with key service providers which will support the successful applicant in their day-to-day operations. This includes the benefits of long-term loyalty with a meat processing company, very capable  baleage, ground working and fertiliser suppliers / contractors and agronomy and vet assistance.

The successful applicant would need to:

  • Be an organised, energetic, caring and proactive person with honesty and integrity being cornerstone requirements; and
  • Understand the importance of positive interfacing between the farming operations and the wider community with sound livestock practices essential.

Own dogs and experience with machinery essential. Three-bedroom house on farm is included.

Being the closest larger farm to Nelson (18 km to Richmond) it is a great location for education, possible off farm employment for partner and all the benefits (including fishing, recreation etc.) that a region and community like Nelson provides.  

Excellent primary school 5km away. Bus to a choice of 5 very good high schools.

Renumeration negotiable to experience.

For further details on job description and application form please:

Applications close Wednesday 20 April 2022 at the email address above.