Shepherd/Tractor General - Masterton

  • Rural Directions
  • Masterton, New Zealand
  • May 27, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description

A BIT ABOUT TOTARANUI - PUKE TE STATION…

Puke Te Station is a family-owned farming business and is part of a larger farming operation, Totaranui Angus. This 1600ha block is located just ten minutes from Masterton.

Puke Te is a high performing sheep and beef breeding and finishing property and offers a mix of flat through to steep hill country. They have well established farming policies and complete all their own ag work.

To view a video of this stunning property, please follow this link https://youtu.be/8O-ity_Jgwo

THE OPPORTUNITY…

Puke Te is looking for a reliable and enthusiastic Shepherd/Tractor General to join the team. There will be an even split of stock work, tractor work (ag work) and maintenance of the property, offering a good variety day-to-day.  There is a high level of camaraderie within the team and a strong work ethic, therefore a sense of humour is essential.

A BIT ABOUT YOU…

Along with relevant experience and a passion for the industry, the successful applicant will come with the following skills:

  • Stockmanship – 1-2 well trained dogs, experience with mustering and yard work.
  • Tractor experience – cultivation knowledge would be beneficial although training will be given.
  • General farming skills such as fencing, water.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Full drivers’ licence.

ON OFFER…

As part of the excellent remuneration package, there is a warm and tidy 3 bedroom home available. The area boasts a strong and active rural community, with reputable schooling options just 10 minutes away. There is an easy commute to Masterton, just 40 minutes from the coast, and several hunting spots nearby.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

To view a Job Information pack please visit https://bit.ly/3sZOJnT (if the link doesn’t work please copy it into your web browser) or give the Rural Directions team a call on 06 871 0450 for a confidential chat (Ref# 896598).

Applications close Sunday 19th June 2022

Only candidates who have full NZ working rights will be eligible for this role.

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