Experienced Shepherd

  • Rural Directions
  • Maraetotara, New Zealand
  • Jul 29, 2020
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Located at the top of Maraetotara, Waipoapoa Station comprises 1200ha of pristine farming land and is highly regarded in farming circles. This summer safe sheep and cattle breeding operation runs 3000 Kelso ewes and 300 Hereford cows and has excellent farming policies, stock performance, management and infrastructure.

This position of Experienced Shepherd presents a fantastic opportunity for you to join a small and efficient team and will offer you the autonomy and responsibility you have been seeking. You will enjoy the variety of stock and general work and the property’s scale and contour offers some exceptional mustering, requiring a team of 2-4 working dogs under good control.

The owners are after a person with a great work ethic and a sense of humour to ride alongside them and enjoy the experiences, learnings and rewards this magnificent property has to offer. Demonstrate to us in your application the reason you should secure this position and how your skills could benefit this team and business.

On offer is an excellent remuneration package, including a brand new three bedroom home with a double garage. The farm is located 30 minutes to Havelock North and 15 minutes to Waimarama Beach with school buses available at the end of the road.

To view a Job Information Pack or to apply, please visit www.ruraldirections.co.nz  by pressing the 'Apply Now' button or phone the Rural Directions team in confidence on 06 871 0450 (Reference #2519).

Applications close 5pm Monday, 17th August 2020.