Joel Loxton

  • Shepherd
  • Lake Tekapo, NZ
  • Aug 02, 2019
Full time Arable Contracting Drystock Other

Personal Summary

Personal Statement

I am a self motivated student ready to get into agriculture workforce displaying key skills such as a positive attitude, reliability, community focused and the ability to work as a team or by myself. Keen to expand my skills and experience level within the field with an understanding of farming practices alreadys. I have one capable controlled heading dog under good control, with another lined up at the beginning of the following year, willing to set up a team of dogs to suit the job.

My CV and Resume is updated regularly so please feel free to text me or call me for a completely up to date one. Cover letter can be provided as needed. 

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Work Experience

Shepherd
Jan 2013 - Dec 2019 Sawdon Station

I have been working on the family farm Sawdon Station since I was a kid. The farm is 7600 hectares and runs 6100 stock units. Learning the fundamental skills of farming whilst under little to no supervision. I have also solely ran the farm for up to four days at a time. Typically this consisted of a nine hour workday.

Shop Assistant
Jul 2016 - Aug 2019 Four Square Lake Tekapo

While working at the Four Square I learnt key skills including working within a team, being reliable and turning up on time and organizing myself to get jobs done. My job also consisted of handling large amounts of cash showing the business had a large amount of trust in myself. This consisted of a nine and a half hour workday.

Firewood Volunteer
Nov 2018 - Dec 2019 Lions Lake Tekapo

While working with the Lake Tekapo Lions club I completed multiple jobs such as firewood (cutting and transport). Whilst completed these volunteer jobs I maintained a strong work ethic continuing to help them to this day.

Education

NCEA Level 1-3
Feb 2015 - Nov 2019 Timaru Boys' High School