Head Shepherd

Head Shepherd content expired co.nz- 2 months ago

Date expired: 
Fri, 03/09/2018
Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
Due to a career advancement a position has become available with Riverina Ltd for a head shepherd to join our team.
Riverina Ltd comprises of 2500ha of all aspects of flats medium hill and steep hill country based in Wairoa, Northern Hawkes Bay. Riverina Ltd winters 20000 plus SU comprising of 7500 perendale ewes and 600 angus cows of which the majority is taken through to fattening.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about the industry and wants to increase their skill set and experience.
We are looking for a self-motivated and conscientious person who has the following
- New Zealand citizen
- 6 to 8 capable and well controlled working dogs of a high standard
- Can help plan day to day jobs and relay tasks to other staff members
- Able to mentor the junior staff member
- Fencing ability
- Ability to use a hand piece for dagging, crutching and shearing
- Ability and enthusiasm to work unsupervised and as part of a team.
- At least 3 years of all-round farm experience with good stock sense
- Is capable with horses and own some saddlery
- Full driver’s license

We have a health and safety management system in place.

Remuneration based on experience.
Other benefits include a four-bedroom house available with school bus 3km away.
Hunting and fishing available.
A pre-employment medical, drug test and police check maybe required before commencing employment

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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