Shepherd- sheep, beef and deer

$45,000 - $55,000 yearly
  • Avenel Agriculture Ltd
  • Central Otago, New Zealand
  • Jun 12, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description

A position is available for a shepherd on a 2500 ha hill country property in Millers Flat. We farm 10,500 stock units including sheep, beef and deer on rolling cultivated paddocks up to native high country snow tussock.

  • Applicants need to have:
    • shepherding experience
    • good stockmanship
    • working dogs
    • a reasonable all-round knowledge and skills in farming
  • The position predominantly involves stock work but also some tractor work, fencing
    and general farm work.
  • The successful applicant would report to the stock manager daily
  • Support for training and upskilling is provided to employees who are committed to improving their own knowledge and skills and moving up the ladder.
  • A five-year-old, 3 bedroom house is available. On the bus route to Millers Flat Primary School.
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Good hunting on farm.
  • Drivers license required

The farm is situated 15 minutes from Millers Flat in the Teviot Valley, Central Otago. We have a great community with lots to offer from a strong Young Farmers club, jobs opportunities for family members, great hunting and fishing and lots more community groups and activities. For more information on the position send your CV to: