Experienced Shepherd

  • Blue Gum Trading LTD
  • Nov 30, 2019
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Experienced Shepherd on a sheep breeding, finishing and dairy grazing farm in Waipara, North Canterbury.

We are seeking a keen and enthusiastic Experienced Shepherd, for our 1020ha family farm in Waipara, North Canterbury. We want to work with someone who is willing to grow in this role and will be able to take on responsibility for both the management of livestock and staff. The successful applicant will have: - Excellent communication, time management and organisational skills - Excellent recording and reconciliation skills - Knowledge of technology in farming, and computer literacy - Good working dogs -Has a passion for the farming industry We are running crossbred ewes with replacements and trading winter lambs. Dairy heifers, winter dairy grazing and vegetable seed production. The farm comprises of rolling downs to flats with irrigation, by pivots and roto-rainers. The role provides a variety of farm work, in a progressive environment, working as part of a team and independently. The position comes with a competitive remuneration package to suit experience and skill level. A tidy, warm, 4 bedroom house is provided for this position.