Shepherd general

  • Walter Peak Station Ltd
  • May 14, 2021
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Walter Peak is on the western shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown.  It has 26,000 hectares running 17,000 merinos, 1000 crossbreds and 700 angus cattle. We have a great balance between intensive flats ranging to extensive high country with good infrastructure. The property runs a traditional autumn muster.

The role includes, stock work, pasture management and maintenance, fencing, general farm work and machinery maintenance.

To be a member of our team you will have the following skills:

  • Honest and reliable with great communication
  • Be highly motivated, take pride in your work and show a willingness to learn new skills
  • Have excellent stockmanship
  • Have a team of well trained dogs
  • Be competent on tractors and other farm machinery
  • Have an understanding of health and safety regulations and demonstrate good work practices
  • Be able to follow instructions, enjoy working as a team as well as on own
  • Have a positive attitude and a sense of humour
  • Have a good level of fitness
  • Have a full NZ drivers licence

If this sounds like you please send us your CV and covering letter.