Shepherd General

  • Viewfield Farms LTD
  • Viewfield 567 Milne Road, Hakataramea, New Zealand
  • Jun 23, 2020
Full time Arable Drystock

Job Description

Farming Shepherd General

We are seeking a self-motivated person to join our Sheep, Beef and Cropping Farm in the Hakatarmea Valley - South Canterbury . The full time position includes all facets of sheep and beef farming ,tractor work ,fencing , R&M and general duties . A great opportunity is available on a progressive farm and the position will ensure the successful applicant a variety in their work and provide a good opportunity to extend skills.

About the Position:

The successful applicant must have:

Experience in sheep and beef farming.

To be competent in and experienced in operating machinery.

Be able to undertake stock work, fencing and maintenance,work unsupervised and as part of a team.

To be self motivated and reliable.

Working dogs are essential.

An unrestricted current drivers licence.

About the Property

Viewfield is a 920 hectare flat rolling sheep,beef and cropping property. Running Romney and Merino sheep and Angus and Charolais cattle all stock is finished on farm.

Winter and supplementary feed is produced on property,in addition to  approximately 130 hectares of grain crop.

Located in the Hakataramea Valley (South Canterbury) Viewfield is ten minutes from the service town of Kurow where all services (including sporting and recreation )are catered for.

Accommodation is a three bed roomed house with a primary school bus and rural delivery services.

Remuneration will reflect on experience . Tim Cameron , 0278676014, Application with short CV and 2 referees to email :