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    General Shepherd - Mossburn

Reference no: 8HR1395
Posted: 24 May 2021
Salary: Negotiable
Location: , New Zealand
Duration: permanent - Full time
Start Date: ASAP

Braxton Station is a 1,000 hectare sheep and beef station, with 9,000 stock units and additional winter dairy grazing. Located 10 minutes from Mossburn, 45 minutes from Te Anau and only 1.5 hours from Queenstown, these roles are centrally located in the heart of Southland district.


They are looking for a General Shepherd with a minimum of 2 years sheep and beef management experience, 


The position involves general farm duties such as stock handling, machinery operation, maintenance and fencing etc.  You will need to:  

·      2 years’ experience in sheep and beef farming

·      Have working dogs under good command and a good sense of stockmanship 

·      Pasture management experience

·      Be motivated and show initiative 

·      Have the ability to communicate well 

·      Be a team player who is also able to work unsupervised 

·      Be willing to learn 

·      Be honest, reliable and have a good sense of humour 


There is a great 4 bedroom house available for the successful candidate and the bus to the local primary school comes to the station gate.


Applicants must have a full NZ Drivers Licence and should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. For more information and to apply, go to