Shepherd

  • Waitangi Station
  • Remote (Waitaki District, Otago, New Zealand)
  • Jun 02, 2020
Full time Drystock

Job Description

A position for a shepherd has become available on Waitangi Station, a 20,000ha high country station on the shores of Lake Aviemore, 25km from Kurow in the Waitaki Valley.

It runs 14,000 Merino sheep and has 250 Hereford breeding cows.

Recently introduced is pivot irrigation which all cattle are finished on.

Accommodation is a shared 3 bedroom house with wifi and the internet being available.

Meals are provided Monday to Friday and any weekends that working is required ie. lamb marking weaning and shearing.

We have a very strong rugby community along with many other sports and activities including hunting, fishing, boating, dog trialing and Young Farmers clubs in and around Kurow.

The Shepherd would require :

1.Good communication skills, with a willingness to learn

2.Be motivated and tidy

3.Have a team of reliable dogs

4.Good stock management skills and be able to work alone and with others

5.Current drivers licence 

6.New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand working visa.

Any enquires please do not hesitate to call 03-4387781

David and Kerrie Sutton

Waitangi Station

Kurow