Fencer General - Tararua

  • Eagle Family Farms
  • Tararua area
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full time Dairy Drystock

Job Description

Fencer General - Tararua

*Competitive remuneration package
*Tidy house on farm available
*Project management

A Fencer General position has become available on our family run farming operation based in the Tararua. This is a full-time permanent position.

We run a diverse operation of sheep, beef and dairy on 1600ha between three properties. This position will be based on our property 5minutes out of Eketahuna and will work across all three properties. The properties all have good infrastructure and set farming policies.

We have a tidy house on farm available for the successful applicant and an excellent remuneration package to offer.

As the fencer general you will be responsible for managing new fencing projects and for repairs and maintenance of the fences, both conventional and electrics. You will also be required to do tractor work in the cropping/grass harvesting side of the operation. The successful applicant will also complete general maintenance and help with water reticulation and spraying as well as helping with stock work such as docking and weaning at peak times.
This role will require you to plan and organise your days as well as working with the farm owner to prioritise jobs.

Position requirements:
*NZ residency or work visa
*Full and current driver’s license
*Fencing experience (conventional and electrics)
*Tractor driving experience
*Practical skills for general R&M
*Ability to work unsupervised as well as in a small team
*Understanding of general health and safety on farm
*Ability to use initiative, be flexible and have a hard-working, positive and fun attitude

If this sounds like you, please send your CV and references Anthony Eagle at eagleeketahuna@gmail.com or please feel free to contact Anthony for any further information between 7pm - 8.30pm on 06 376 6877