Shepherd General

  • 4 Rivers Farming Company Ltd.
  • Jun 30, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description

We require a motivated shepherd general to join our team. We run approximately 40,000 sheep and beef SU over 8800ha across 4 properties around the greater Dunedin area. The successful applicant would based 40 minutes north of Dunedin and work over 8000ha of mainly hill country within a team of 7.

The successful applicant will possess the following attributes

  • Minimum of 2 years experience
  • 3-4 dogs under good command
  • Have pride in their work and surroundings
  • Ability to work alone or within a team
  • Experience working with large mobs
  • Desire to have a successful career in agriculture
  • Good sense of humor


This position offers the following
*Competitive renumeration based on experience

  • Brand new shared single accommodation, with own ensuite
  • 10 minutes to closest town, 40 minutes to Dunedin
  • Good recreational opportunities/hunting/fishing/Rugby club etc.
  • Great mustering/dog work
  • 80% stock work, 20% general duties
  • Good facilities and gear
  • Continuing development program
  • Great team environment
  • Opportunities to develop skills and knowledge along with possible progression within the business


All applicants require

  • Full drivers licence
  • NZ residency or valid work visa



To apply please send CV along with 2 or more references to:
john@4rivers.co.nz

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