Shepherd General - Masterton

$60,000 - $70,000 yearly
  • Rural Directions
  • Masterton, New Zealand
  • Aug 02, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description

A BIT ABOUT TOTARANUI - PUKE TE STATION

Puke Te Station is a family-owned farming business and is part of a larger farming operation, Totaranui Angus. This 1600ha block is located just ten minutes from Masterton.

Puke Te is a high performing sheep and beef breeding and finishing property and offers a mix of flat through to steep hill country. They have well established farming policies and complete all their own ag work.

To view a video of this stunning property, please follow this link https://youtu.be/8O-ity_Jgwo

THE OPPORTUNITY

Puke Te is looking for a reliable and enthusiastic Shepherd General to join the team. There will be an even split of stock work, and general farm maintenance of the property including fencing, water and machinery operating, offering a good variety day-to-day. There is a high level of camaraderie within the team and a strong work ethic, therefore a sense of humour is essential.

A BIT ABOUT YOU

Along with relevant experience and a passion for the industry, the successful applicant will come with the following skills:

·         Stockmanship – 1-2 well trained dogs, experience with mustering and yard work.

·         Tractor operator training will be given.

·         General farming skills such as fencing, and water.

·         Strong communication skills.

·         Good attention to detail.

·         Full drivers’ licence.

ON OFFER

As part of the excellent remuneration package, there is a warm and tidy 3 bedroom home available. The area boasts a strong and active rural community, with reputable schooling options just 10 minutes away. There is an easy commute to Masterton, just 40 minutes from the coast, and several hunting spots nearby.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

To Apply or view the Job Information pack please visit https://bit.ly/3v2R5n0 (if the link doesn’t work please copy it into your web browser) or give the Rural Directions team a call on 06 871 0450 for a confidential chat (Ref# 896598).

Applications will be reviewed as they are recieved

Only candidates who have full NZ working rights will be eligible for this role.

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