Shepherd and/or General

$41,000 - $55,000 yearly
  • Brancott Station
  • 425 Glenross Road, Waiwhare, New Zealand
  • May 05, 2021
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Brancott Station is currently looking for a Shepherd and/or a general.

Located 35 minutes from Hastings, off the Napier–Taihape road, Brancott Station is a 650 ha sheep and beef breeding and finishing property running approximately 2,500 Romney ewes and 250 Angus cows.

Applicants are required to have:

  • Understanding of grazing management and animal health
  • General maintenance skills - water systems, fencing.
  • Confident operating machinery and driving tractors.
  • Must have good stockmanship skills.
  • The ability to communicate well.
  • If applying as a shepherd, dogs are required. A general wouldn’t require dogs.

The successful applicant will work alongside one other person, the farm manager. But must be reliable and capable of working unsupervised and independently too.

The position offers a 1-bedroom cottage with competitive remuneration to suit the applicants skills and experience.

Applicants should have a Full Drivers License, and be a NZ resident.

To apply, email your CV including two references to:

Applications close 30th June