• Oromahoe Trust
  • Oromahoe, New Zealand
  • May 12, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description

The team at Oromahoe 18R2B2B2 Trust, require an experienced Shepherd for our intensive sheep and beef farm in the Bay of Islands.

The farm has an effective area of 750 hectares of flat and rolling to easy hill country wintering 7,000 stock units with 190 hectares of techno systems.

This position includes accommodation on farm in Oromahoe, 15 minutes to Paihia and Kerikeri and within easy reach of good schools and world famous recreational activities, including fishing and diving.

Day to day, your role will include:

  • General stock work, including shifting mobs, handling, weighing, preparing bulls/sheep for sale, stock health, recording of mob numbers.
  • Operating and maintaining farm vehicles and tractor driving.
  • Assisting with the water supply systems
  • Assessing pasture and crops

As the successful candidate, you will bring to the role:

  • At least 2+ years of farming experience.
  • A team of good working dogs.
  • Current clean full driver license.
  • Competence when driving ATV’s.
  • Positive and enthusiastic manner.
  • Appreciation of health and safety issues
  • Physically fit and able to undertake a range of practical farm tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised as well as in a team.
  • Honest, reliable and hardworking.
  • Applicants with relevant agricultural qualifications will be considered highly.

In return, we offer accommodation on farm in a sought-after area, a competitive salary and a great supportive team.

Please note only NZ residents will be considered for this role.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to: with the subject line SHEPHERD POSITION. Applications close 27 May 2022.