Stock Manager

  • Totaranui Stud
  • Jun 21, 2021
Full time Drystock

Job Description

We are looking for the right person to develop their skills and have a real opportunity for advancement.  The role will be fitted to the right applicant, based on their current experience and skills. This is an exciting position as it could lead on to a Farm Manager roll in time.

So, are you looking for a job with real potential for development and promotion? On a well known property recognised for excellence in breeding stud Angus cattle for over 80 years? Are you a high achiever that has a strong work ethic, not afraid to work hard for the opportunity of advancement?

Totaranui is an iconic property. It is a 900 hectare breeding and finishing farm 3km from Pahiatua, northern Wairarapa. The property has a balance of flat, rolling and steep hill country. It is intensive, wintering about 12000 stock units; 4000 ewes, 1300 in lamb hoggets, 300 recorded breeding cows, replacements and finishing stock. The position includes a 3 bedroom house and is 5 minutes away from good schooling. Partners have good work opportunities with Masterton, Pahiatua and Palmerston North all being within reach for day travel.

The successful person will have excellent stockmanship skills, will require a team of 4 or 5 working dogs in excellent control, good fencing skills, and enjoy working in a team. We are looking for someone with maturity and impeccable work ethic and personal standards. Being able to get on well with work mates is important, so proven interpersonal skills are a must.