About the farm
The Wandle is situated 12 km north of Middlemarch, just over an hour from Dunedin. The farm runs approximately 17,000 stock units over 2500 hectares, ranging from tussock country to irrigated flats. This is a progressive business incorporating breeding stock along with several different finishing and value add enterprises on the 700 irrigated hectares. A large portion of the lamb finishing is part of the Headwaters Lumina lamb programme. We are a team of 6 permanent staff plus casuals.
About the job
This role will encompass management of a mixed dryland and irrigated Block plus input into the strategic running of the whole property. There is opportunity here for the successful candidate to further develop their pasture and stock management capabilities and chase performance in both these areas. We are seeking a dedicated Block Manager is keen to really drive performance on this block and work to improve the asset. There is a heap of opportunity within this business for someone to develop and round out their skillset in a short period of time.
Duties will include
This position will work closely with the Stock Manager and other staff and would be expected to take a leadership role with junior staff.
There is a primary school bus from the front gate, and secondary from Middlemarch. With one of our boundaries being the Taieri River and the other being the Rock and Pillar conservation area there are many recreational activities on our doorstep. Also, on offer is:
Lone Star Farms has health and safety management systems in place and provides a safe and drug free workplace. The successful applicant may be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test.
Visit our website lonestarfarms.co.nz For more information on this role please contact Angus Barr on 0275094000.
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Applications for this position must have NZ residency or valid NZ work visa.