Oct 07, 2019

2IC – Cattle Finishing

  • Rural Directions
  • 3440 State Highway 2, Takapau, New Zealand
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Taniwha is a family owned farming business located just ten minutes from Waipukurau on the highly productive Takapau Plains. This well-resourced, 550ha operation farms 1000 Fresian bulls and 600 Wagyu steers and heifers to specification. The property is flat in contour and well developed with excellent infrastructure.

Due to the career change of a long standing employee, Taniwha are looking for a 2IC who has a passion for producing premier quality meat. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the property providing you with the full range of tasks from stock and general work through to machinery operating. Taniwha has a well-planned system and the majority of the time you will be working autonomously with the Owners on hand to provide support.

A high level of stockmanship and pasture management are required for this role along with 1-2 working dogs to carry out stock work. Excellent communication and organisation skills and a self-starter attitude are essential.

On offer is an attractive remuneration package including a three bedroom home currently undergoing refurbishment. Situated in an excellent farming community, this is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a successful cattle finishing business!

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 #2496).

Applications close 5pm Monday, 28th October 2019.

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