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Category: Shepherd
Location: Southland

The New Zealand Farmers Weekly

Experienced Shepherd - Nithdale Station


Nithdale Station is a progressive, award winning, family farming business with
variety, farming over 17,000su on 1600ha. Our Station is made up of a commercial
sheep and beef unit (including dairy support), a sheep stud operation, a dairy
unit, forestry and a farmstay. We are located in the hills, 15 minutes from Gore
in Eastern Southland.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced person to join our team.

The Experienced Shepherd will assist the Farm Manager in the day-to-day
management of the sheep and beef unit (including dairy support). They will be
responsible for implementing the livestock and grazing plan under the direction of the
Farm Manager, assisting with some tractor work, repairs and maintenance and general farm work.

Experience in livestock and pasture management and working with feed
budgets and stock reconciliations is essential. Some tractor driving experience
is preferred.

A competitive salary based on experience + other benefits is offered including a five-year-old three-bedroom house with nearby buses to schools in Gore and Pukerau.

Opportunity to continue to develop skills through training and courses is provided.

Visit our website at

Contact us today for a copy of the job description and an application form.

Call Andrew Tripp, 0800 NITHDALE (648 432)

Date Posted: 2018-10-12


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