Shepherd General

$55,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • Rimanui Farms
  • Apr 29, 2021
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Located 30 minutes from Taupo, Otamatea comprises 2,500ha and operates as a production unit within the Lochinver Station business.

 The property farms approximately 5,000 cattle, including 2,800 dairy heifers, together with 6000 terminal ewes. Otamatea is well developed, has excellent facilities and is operated by a team of five staff.

 An experienced Shepherd General is required to assist the Operations Manager in the management of this block. This is an interesting and varied position and will suit a person with the following experience:

 * Two plus years sheep/beef or dairy farming

 * Team of 2–3 working dogs

 * Good stockmanship

 * Be committed to workplace health and safety

 * Willingness to take on responsibility

 * Ability to do a range of farm work

  * Punctual and reliable


This position offers competitive remuneration and a comfortable three-bedroom house.  A Primary school is located next to the property with bus available to intermediate school.


Applications close 31st May 2021.