Otawhao is an 865 hectare (750 effective) sheep and beef farm with a mix of flat, rolling and hill country. We run approximately 200 breeding cows, 400 R1 & R2 cattle, 3800 breeding ewes, 1000 in lamb hoggets and 1000 dry hoggets/winter lambs.
We seek to run a sustainable, productive and profitable business and give people opportunities to grow and progress. We have an ongoing development plan including plenty of new fencing. If you are an energetic person who is passionate about farming, has a broad range of skills and is keen to learn, then we would love to have you as part of our team. Your duties will include new and repair fencing, tractor work, general stock/yard work, weed control and other general tasks.
You will need to have:
• Good fencing skills and general maintenance ability
• Experience in tractor operation on hill country
• Good stockmanship skills
• Attention to detail including accurate record keeping
• Enjoy creating a tidy work environment
• An honest, reliable and positive attitude
We can offer a positive and tidy work environment where you will receive plenty of variety and can be involved with all aspects of this farming operation.
An excellent remuneration package will be negotiated depending on experience. A comfortable 4 bedroom house is available on the farm. Hunting and fishing are available on the property. We are located 20 minutes from Pahiatua, 25 minutes from Dannevirke and 50 minutes from Palmerston North, with Kumeroa primary and intermediate school 10 minutes away.
For more information or to apply contact Daniel Tarbotton on 0277409076 or email@example.com