This is your chance to join New Zealand’s largest farming organization and help with our business transformation. We want customers to know they can trust the quality of our products and farming and Kiwis to be proud of what we do. Landcorp’s Pamu farms are about farming smart and with care.
We have a great opportunity for a high performer to join Centre Hill Station as a Senior Shepherd. The role offers a variety of responsibilities including stock and general work as well as maintenance when required.
Located 10 minutes north of Mossburn, 40 minutes from Te Anau, Centre Hill is a 4400 ha property running 35,000 su including 20,000 Romney ewes and 950 in-calf cows and heifers. It carries all calves through to yearlings and finishes half the lambs, with the balance transferred to other finishing properties. The station has a mixture of flat and rolling hill country. If you’re positive, hardworking and looking for your next challenge this is the role for you!
A recently renovated three bedroom house and a primary and secondary school bus service are available. Centre Hill is handy to the Oreti River and has excellent recreational activities located just minutes away including, hunting and fishing.
You will bring:
- A sound knowledge of modern intensive farming practices
- Excellent pasture management and feed budgeting skills
- Be able to keep up-to-date and accurate records
- A good team of well controlled working dogs
- Great communication skills
- Have some computer skills and a willingness to learn new systems
- Have a current New Zealand full driver’s licence
For more details about the role, please contact Robin Dean – Farm Manager, 027 223 8049 or 03 249 7631
Landcorp provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and a criminal background check.
You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. Apply below, including a brief covering letter and a current CV or résumé.
Applications close 5pm, Friday 15th September 2017.