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    Shepherd General - Sheep & Beef Finishing

Reference no: 8HR1411
Posted: 15 Jul 2021
Salary: Negotiable
Location: North Canterbury, New Zealand
Duration: Permanent- Full Time
Start Date: asap
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 Kia hiwa ra!

Ngai Tahu Farming, Te Whenua Hou Sheep and Beef Finishing Farm is seeking a Shepherd General to join a young progressive operation 35 minutes from Christchurch (Swannanoa). This position will be working in a young team with up-to-date technology and stock handling facilities. We are looking for someone who has the skillset and drive to take on responsibility and progress within our business. The roll involves livestock and general farm maintenance duties. A willingness to learn and a positive attitude to work are a must.  

What we can offer the successful applicant?

  • Modern vehicles and machinery
  • Fun, motivated team environment
  • A new warm and tidy 3 bedroom house
  • Competitive remuneration package

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 1-2 years shepherding experience
  • Tractor experience
  • 1-2 working dogs under good command
  • Excellent animal husbandry skills
  • Farm maintenance skills
  • An awareness and understanding of Ngai Tahu values and a willingness to learn tikanga and te reo Maori.

Ngai Tahu Farming is committed to 'kia hoki ora atu'- ensuring everyone is home safe every day- so before starting with us, you will go through a range of checks, including drug and alcohol testing.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!