Senior Shepherd

$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • NSK Farming Ltd
  • Jan 09, 2021
Full time Drystock

Job Description

NSK Farming Ltd is a family business which operates a large scale sheep, beef and cropping property of 4700 ha. At present we run 9500 ewes and 850 cows with replacements and generally finish all progeny.

The farm is located at Cattle Creek in the Hakataramea Valley which is 30 mins from the town of Kurow and just over an hour from Oamaru and Tekapo. We are close to several lakes, rivers ski fields and a well supported popular rugby club.

This job involves working along side our Stock manager.

The successful applicant will need to ;

* have a reliable team of dogs.

* have at least 2 years sheep and beef experience.

* have a high standard of stockmanship.

* be able to communicate well with others.

* be able to work independently and in a team situation.

We offer;

* lots of stock work.

* your own ute.

* new sheep and cattle yards.

* good accommodation [single or family]

* considerable contribution to vet bills.

* further training with outside providers.

* the opportunity to gain more responsibility and promotion.

* a competitive remuneration package based on skills and experience.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid work visa.

CV required with references.