Aug 19, 2019

Head Shepherd - Tarawera Station

$60,000 - $70,000 yearly
  • Te Awahohonu Forest Trust
  • Te Haroto, New Zealand
Full time Drystock

Job Description

A great opportunity has become available on Tarawera Station for a current Head or Experienced Shepherd wanting to take the next step in their career by joining our team and help lead our strong team of Shepherds from the front.

Tarawera Station is our high performing and Progressive 3000ha Hawke's Bay hill country Station that runs 15000 ewes and 1000 breeding cows.

We are looking for a person who is passionate about the Industry and wanting to be part of a leading adopter of new technology and innovations, through not only genetics but other modern farming systems, while looking to increase their knowledge and skills within a very supportive team.

The motivated and capable person will have a strong work ethic and have good people skills.

We want to hear from you if you consider you;

  • Have a team of 6+ well controlled working dogs.
  • Are a good Stockman.
  • Can handle large mobs of both Sheep and Cattle.
  • Can work alone and in a team environment.
  • Have the enthusiasm to achieve targets.
  • Have a current driver’s licence.
  • Are self-motivated, honest and reliable.
  • Have basic knowledge around general Farm work.

We have to offer:

  • 3 Bedroom newly renovated house with primary school bus at the farm gate for a married or single person.
  • The main highway location gives excellent access to Napier & Taupo.
  • A well-developed sheep and beef operation set up with good access, facilities and resources.
  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • Support and extra training where required.
  • A variety within your work.

To apply for this Position;
Including CV and references to: [email protected]
Carl Read-Jones
Operations Manager
Tarawera Station
SH5, R.D.2
Napier 4182

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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