General shepherd/farm hand

  • Four Peaks Station
  • Jul 04, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Four Peaks Station is looking for an experienced shepherd/general for their 5,300 Ha high country sheep, beef & deer breeding property near Fairlie, South Canterbury. A store stock property with an annual on-farm sale of young stock in March.

The successful applicant must have:

*  skilled stock experience

*  at least 2 working sheepdogs

*  competence with tractors & machinery

* sound fencing & general farm maintenance skills


Applicants must be fit & healthy, have a good work ethic, and be able to work in a team and/or unsupervised at times.

This position has a lot of variety, it will include:

       *   fencing new & repairing old lines

       *  mustering stock

  • yard work with sheep, cattle & deer
  • woolshed work
  • break feeding in winter
  • tractor work such as cultivation, hay making, etc.

Accommodation is available. A full drivers licence is required. Remuneration is competitive & relative to experience. 

Fairlie 20 kms away, is the nearest town with all school & service amenities.

Please apply by email with your CV, including contact details of 2 Referees, by Friday 29th July