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    Farm Manager - Mossburn

Reference no: 8HR1364
Posted: 8 Mar 2021
Salary: Negotiable
Location: , New Zealand
Duration: Permanent - Full time
Start Date: Negotiable
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Braxton Station is a 1,000 hectare sheep and beef station, with 9,000 head of sheep and beef and additional winter dairy grazing. Located 10 minutes from Mossburn, 45 minutes from Te Anau and only 1.5 hours from Queenstown, this role is centrally located in the heart of Southland district.

 

We are looking for a Farm Manager with 2 years sheep and beef management experience, although we may consider applicants who are ready step up to their first Farm Management position. 

 

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

·      Have staff management experience of at least 2 employees

·      Good budget and financial management

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

·      Pasture Management 

·      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 

 

Accommodation on farm is a fantastic 5 bedroom house with office and ensuite 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 www.no8hr.com.