Sheep and Beef Stockman

  • The Gates
  • Waiau, New Zealand
  • Aug 20, 2021
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Due to the current employee returning to their family farm a position has become available for a stock person wanting to advance their agricultural career on The Gates, a 1400 ha hill country sheep and beef farm 10 km out of Waiau, North Canterbury. 

The position offers opportunity for the successful applicant to grow in this role. The ideal applicant will be enthusiastic and passionate about the agricultural industry and the continual development of our farming operation. Integrity and attitude are a must. The applicant will be willing to learn and develop skillsets with stock and pasture observation and management.

Day to day work is varied with stock work, fencing and tractor work. Support and training will be provided where needed.

Accommodation is a comfortable 2-bedroom cottage.

Applicants must have -

  • Current NZ drivers’ licence
  • Be physically fit
  • NZ Residency
  • Good stockman ship
  • A positive attitude
  • Growth mindset
  • Well controlled dogs
  • Good communication and basic record keeping skills

Please apply with a covering letter CV with 2 referees by 10 September to