Shepherd- Sheep and Beef Farm Gisborne

  • Williams Agricultural Company
  • Jan 06, 2024
Full time Other

Job Description

We are seeking a shepherd, with some general skills for a 1500 Ha station 20 minutes from Gisborne that overlooks the Bay and Hikurangi. The best office in the world!
The role is 80:20 stock work, some general farm maintenance skills are required.
We are running 400 breeding cows, 5300 breeding ewes, 120 steers. A total of 13,000 SU's.
Applicant requirements:
  • Have outstanding stock handling skills, and an eye for stock
  • Have a minimum of 2-3 years experience Sheep and beef farming
  • Have an excellent team of 6 dogs, under good command and competent in mustering large paddocks
  • Experience fattening and working with cattle preferable
  • Excellent work ethic and ability to problem solve and take initiative
  • Be willing to contribute ideas and share knowledge
  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Be prepared to carry out all aspects of Shepherding including fencing, crutching, tractor driving and a range of other farming tasks.

For the right candidate, we offer a competitive salary and benefits.

Accommodation is a farm cottage, school bus at the gate.

Commencement would be in February 2024 or negotiated to suit the right candidate.
NZ residents, and NZ licence required.
Contact: Johnny 027 2577571 or Pip 027 7785844 for more information.
Please email cv to: by Friday 19th January 5 pm.