General farm hand/stockperson required – experience necessary

  • Summer Hills Ltd
  • Sep 10, 2020
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Permanent or casual position available on Summerhills/Huntleigh a 3700 ha breeding and finishing operation over two places on the east side of the Strath Taieri / Middlemarch area.

  • General stock work and farming skills necessary- 2 or 3  trained dogs would be handy but not essential.
  • Experience in tractor work including spraying and direct drilling would be preferred.
  • The attitude to step up and take responsibility when able.

We are a 12-13000 SU sheep and beef operation currently carrying 6000 Romney ewes, 450 Hereford and angus cows plus hogget and heifer replacements along with trading stock.  

The two properties vary greatly from developed tussock country to Lucerne and grass paddocks; this is a developing operation and change is a constant, we are looking for a progressive employee who strives to improve their stock farming skills, knowledge and management ability - if this sounds like yourself we would love to hear from you. 

Good three-bedroom house available in nice setting, 50mins from Dunedin, 10mins from Middlemarch. Salary  is completely negotiable based on your background. 

Please contact John Scott – summerhills865@gmail.com or ph 0272792002 thanks.