Senior Shepherd

  • Integrated Foods Ltd
  • Gisborne, New Zealand
  • Mar 11, 2020
Full time Farm Services

Job Description

Gisborne, NZ

We’re hiring! We are looking for a Senior Shepherd to join our team.

This role is located 10 minutes from Gisborne near the Waimata Valley. The property is over 1200ha of sheep and beef farming that ranges from flat to rolling to steep hill country. The farm has a range of breeding and finishing, finishing 7000-11000 lambs per year.

The farm is managed as three blocks with a team consisting of a Farm Manager, another Senior Shepherd (different block) and two Fencer Generals

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 4 years experience in a Shepherd or Senior Shepherd role
  • A capable team of dogs (minimum of 6)
  • Sound stockmanship
  • Interest in breeding and finishing stock
  • Great initiative and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Commitment to ongoing learning and further development
  • Desire to take the next step in their career and thinking about their long term career
  • Understanding and commitment to health and safety

If you think you are a suitable candidate for the role please apply!

To start with the successful candidate will be housed in a 2 bedroom cottage whilst the main house will be subject to renovation.


For confidential enquiries or send through CV’s to Michelle McLeely (06) 869 1330 or or Sam Bull 027 456 1283