Farm worker - sheep, beef & deer

$58,000 - $78,000 yearly
  • Montevue Enterprises Ltd
  • Blackmount, Western Southland
  • Apr 14, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description

We are looking for a farm worker to join us at our 850 ha sheep, beef & deer farm in Blackmount, Western Southland. Duties include stock work with all stock types, fencing, tractor driving and general maintenance. Farm contour ranges from flat to steep hill.  We're looking for someone who genuinely wants to farm. The position has the potential to develop with increasing levels of responsibility, as ability and competence are observed.

The applicant will:

  • Have at least 4 years farming experience
  • Have a team of 3 - 4 working dogs
  • Be:
    • Honest and reliable
    • Motivated to problem solve as issues arise
    • Capable of working independently and with others, as required
    • Able to follow instructions and keep farm records
    • Be residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility
    • Current, full drivers licence

We offer a good remuneration package to reflect experience. The package includes accommodation in an on-farm house and other benefits. The farm and wider area have lots of opportunities for hunting, fishing, boating and other recreational activities. There is an active, sociable local community to connect with.