Nov 04, 2019

Tautane Station General Hand/ Fencer

  • Glenheath Farming Company Ltd
Full time Drystock

Job Description

An exciting opportunity as a full time Farm General/Fencer at Tautane Station has arisen.

Tautane Station is a 3,730ha coastal sheep and beef breeding unit, with the capacity to carrying out some finishing. The station currently runs 27,000 SU, which includes Romney sheep and an Angus cow herd. The farm is located 1 hour east of Dannevirke and Waipukurau in the coastal farming community of Herbertville.

A full-time position has become available for an experienced general farm hand/fencer. The position will involve working with a team of 4 other staff members, as well as carrying out a wide range of individual tasks.

The tasks will include;

  • Maintenance of post & batten and electric fences
  • Maintenance of water supply
  • Machinery operation
  • Coordination of contractors
  • Stockwork
  • General maintenance

The suitable applicant will demonstrate the following qualities

  • Honest and reliable
  • Strong work ethic with a can-do attitude
  • Good communication skills and a team player
  • Fencing skills
  • Ability to operate machinery on steep hill country
  • Be able to work unsupervised.
  • Hold a current driver’s license.

In return we will offer

  • A comfortable 3-bedroom home with primary school bus 300m from the house gate (school located 30mins away in Weber), with the beach on your doorstep.
  • Competitive salary package.
  • Great team culture.


For more information please contact the farm manager, James Gunson on 06 374 3553


To apply please email a CV and cover letter to

Applications close 16th December 2019


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