Aug 29, 2019

Livestock General Hand

  • Rural Directions
  • 2421 Kaipara Coast Highway, Makarau, New Zealand
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Gibbs Farm is a world renowned Sculpture Farm Park, located 13km from Kaukapakapa, north of Auckland. This aesthetically stunning property comprises 720ha of farmland hosting award-winning sculptures a commercial farming operation, exotic animals and trees, wetlands and lakes; a further 315ha is currently under pastoral development.

Due to the expansion of their commercial farming operation our clients now seek to employ a Livestock General Hand to support the Livestock Manager with a mix of stock and general work. The farm is running 1300MA ewes and trading 4000 lambs. You will need experience working with sheep and general farming skills such as water reticulation, fencing and machinery operating.

Due to the complexity of this business, you will need excellent interpersonal skills and be required to communicate with the larger team and members of the public. Other key components will include strong animal health and welfare knowledge and your ability to have a flexible, can-do attitude. High levels of personal pride and presentation are needed for this position.

This diverse property set in the Kaipara Harbour will provide you with multiple challenges and an interesting work environment. There is a positive work culture and an excellent remuneration package on offer, accommodation is own care.

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 #7026).

Applications close 5pm Monday 23rd September 2019

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