Stock Manager / Senior Shepherd

$55,000 - $70,000 yearly
  • Oct 17, 2020
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Stock Manager / Senior shepherd

We are farming alongside the owners of Nithdale Station and are currently looking for a new enthusiastic Stock Manager to join our team.

Nithdale Station is a family owned 1600ha Sheep, Beef & Stud breeding property running approx 15000su incl dairy support, located only 15mins from Gore.

The ideal person to join our team will be highly motivated with a great work ethic, be able to think outside the box and use initiative. Share a passion for farming alongside us.

You will need to be honest and reliable with good communication and reporting skills.

This job requires a minimum of 4 working dogs under good command. 

Sound pasture management will be key.

Some of the main responsibilities  of this role are but not limited to:

  • Day to day management of the livestock.
  • Animal health plans and recording
  • Implementing the livestock grazing plans and rotations
  • General farm maintenance and fencing
  • Occasional tractor diving

There is a near new 3 bedroom home available with access to many schools in gore and Pukerau 15mins away.

Position Available from 27th October 

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or valid NZ work visa with a proven work history and current full drivers licence.

Please send a cover letter along with your CV to or call Russell on 0274183423 for more info

Please include 2 references