Oct 26, 2019

Experienced Shepherd

$45,000 - $55,000 yearly
  • Mt Somers Station
  • Mt Somers Station Burnett Road, Mount Somers, New Zealand
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Mt Somers Station is family farming operation with a total staff of 14. Running 11,000 sheep, 2000 deer, 500 cattle, a beekeeping operation and an 850 cow dairy unit.

Working under a Livestock Manager along with 3 others in the livestock team you'll be responsible for day-to-day animal husbandry, feeding and general farm maintenance.

A good team of 3-4 working dogs is required.

The Station is close to great outdoor recreation, hunting, fishing, skiing and boating. There is a strong Foothills Young Farmers Club, Rugby and Squash clubs in Mt Somers Village and we are still close to the city. Ashburton is 30 minutes drive, Methven 20 and Christchurch 1 hr 15 minutes

Various accommodation options are available on the Station depending on your situation.

This job would be ideal for someone who enjoys working as part of a team, is enthusiastic and energetic and is keen to progress into a career in Agriculture. Support will be given for further training/education for the right candidate.


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