Sep 30, 2019

Block Manager

  • Rural Directions
  • 510 Otope Road, Dannevirke, New Zealand
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Pohuetai Farms is 2160ha of summer-safe hill country based just 12km from Dannevirke. This highly productive property is well-developed and runs a diverse farming operation including 9500 ewes, replacement hoggets, 300 breeding cows and 1000 trading cattle (mainly Friesian bulls). The property is split into three main blocks with a variation of land types throughout.

We seek a Block Manager who will be responsible for the 900ha Home block. This role will be appealing to those with a desire for continuous personal growth as there will be exposure to modern farming practices and high performance livestock systems.

This farming operation has an excellent cross section of breeding and finishing, including 3500 breeding ewes, 1200 hoggets, 100 breeding cows and bulls. The successful appointee will require strong stockmanship skills, a good understanding of pasture management and a competent team of 4-6 working dogs. As the business utilises the FarmIQ data management system, experience with technology is essential.

On offer is an excellent remuneration package and tidy three bedroom home. With a fantastic reputation for its supportive team environment this business will present you with key development opportunities to further your farming career.

To view a Job Information Pack or to apply, please press the 'Apply Now' button or phone the Rural Directions team in confidence on 06 871 0450 (Reference # 2500).

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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