Senior Shepherd

  • Lilybank
  • Jun 15, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

Lilybank Farming are seeking an experienced, motivated senior shepherd to join us on our 640ha property located at Becks, Central Otago. (20km from Omakau)

The property consists of rolling to flat irrigated country with 4500 crossbred ewes, 1000 hoggets and 40 cattle. All stock are finished on the property. We also work in tandem with 2 other family properties so great interpersonal skills are a must.

This position will involve primarily stock work as well as general farm maintenance.

All Ag and Baleage work is done on farm, so there will be an element of tractor work to this position. 

If you can offer a full range of skills including:

  • 3-4+ years experience
  • to be honest and reliable
  • a passion for farming with good stock sense
  • a strong work ethic and personal values
  • reliable dogs
  • to have good communication and listening skills
  • to be able to work alone and as part of a team
  • to be able to exercise good common sense
  • NZ Residency and carry a full drivers license 

Then we can provide:

A 3-4 bedroom home with a Primary School (Omakau) nearby, with the school bus at the end of the road.

Competitive remuneration package based on experience.

Support for further educational growth

A good laugh and the chance to be part of a hard working team.

For the right candidate, this position may evolve into a Stock Manager role.

CV to be sent to

Any enquires to Brad McEwan 027 673 9904