Progressive Shepherd Wanted

  • Glanworth Farming Ltd
  • Kopikopiko Road, Pahiatua, New Zealand
  • Jul 11, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Tararua Sheep and Beef farm business of the year 2021 are seeking a progressive person to join a proven operation full of passion and experience.

The Farm

 

Glanworth Farming Ltd is a 4th Generation, 970Ha Sheep and Beef farm situated 20 minutes south-west of Pahiatua, tucked up against the Tararua ranges. We run 8000SU, including 3700 Romney ewes and 285 breeding Angus cows. Glanworth also has a well-established Angus stud, which sells 70 bulls annually. Livestock systems are delivering repeatable high-level performance through operational management and genetic gain.

The farm has a fantastic balance of flat, rolling and steep country. It is summer safe.

 

The role

  • Carrying out daily stock movements and undertake stock related tasks.
  • Upskill alongside the farm owner using FarmIQ in Animal health and pasture management. A great learning opportunity to gain the knowledge for Stock Management.
  • Working with stud stock
  • Opportunity for variety within the role- some fencing, tractor work required.
  • Scope to quickly progress to block manager for the right candidate.

 

You

 

Along with the relevant experience you MUST be passionate about agriculture and:

 

• Be honest, reliable and have good communication skills

• Have 1+ years’ experience, must be able to muster and work independently.

• Ideally have 3-4 working dogs under excellent command

• Must be organised, able to work alone or within a team

• Be willing to learn, upskill and progress within the industry

• Bring a positive, can do attitude and show initiative.

Be willing to respect our values and business policies

Have a full NZ driver’s license

 

On offer

 

  • We can teach you how to achieve good stock performance, pastural management, genetics and help progress your career.
  • A warm, 3 bedroom house is available with newly renovated kitchen and heat pump, with bus to local primary/collage at the end of the road.
  • Further education will be supported
  • Competitive remuneration dependant on experience

 

Please send a cover letter and CV to Shaun and Fiona at Glanworthjobs@gmail.com or call 063768869 to discuss the opportunity further.

 

Applications close on 22th July 2022.

 

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