Experienced shepherd

$60,000 yearly
  • Hildreth Farms Ltd
  • Glenross Road, Waiwhare, New Zealand
  • Dec 23, 2019
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Glenross Station is a 800 ha romney sheep stud supplying rams throughout New Zealand. 

We are looking for a shepherd with a minimum of two years experience to join our sheep and beef operation. 

Glenross is situated 40 minutes west of Hastings/Napier.

Successful applicant would need: 

High level of communicational skills.

Motivation, experience and a good work ethic.

Be able to work within the team or alone.

Excellence in animal husbandry, stock handling and observational skills.

Accuracy and attention to detail with stock tallies and stock movements.

Farm repairs and maintenance skills.

3-4 good dogs under good command.

A recently renovated 2 bedroomed single mans quarters including new kitchen and new metro fire as available accommodation. 

Any applicant wishing to travel locally from their own homes should still apply. 

This position will provide great experience to someone wishing to climb further into upper management/ownership in agriculture. Past employees have gone on to do exceptionally well in their chosen career paths within the industry.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.