Nestled in the friendly rural community of Patoka lies this family owned, 400ha (eff) sheep and beef property. This easy rolling hill country farm is located 40 minutes north-west of Taradale running 2000 Romney ewes plus hoggets and 105 Angus cows.
We seek a Stock Manager to support the owners in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the farming operation. This role will suit a Stock Manager looking for a new property to apply their skills to or alternatively will provide a great transition for an Experienced Shepherd looking to take on increased responsibility and autonomy as confidence and knowledge of the property grows. Key components of the role include stock management, movements and animal health along with basic general duties. A capable team of 3-5 working dogs will be required to be successful in the role.
The owners will value your attention to detail, excellent communication skills, positive attitude and your genuine care towards livestock. An understanding of pasture management and basic computer skills would be advantageous.
Included in the remuneration package is a cosy and warm, 2 bedroom cottage with a fantastic view of the farm and with well-being in mind, medical insurance is also provided. There are a number of potential employment opportunities in the local area if required for a partner or town is still within a commutable distance. The district offers a wide range of outdoor activities to enjoy as well as various community events.
To view a Job Information Pack or to apply, please press the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to the Rural Directions website or phone the Rural Directions team in confidence on 06 871 0450 (Reference #2495).
Applications close 5pm Monday, 26th August 2019.