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Category: Shepherd
Location: Canterbury

The New Zealand Farmers Weekly

Senior Shepherd


An opportunity has arisen for a senior shepherd to assist in the day-to-day running of a intensive deer finishing property located near Rakaia, Canterbury.

Northbank Station is a 668ha irrigated deer finishing property located 10 minutes from Rakaia and 15 minutes to Leeston and 40 minutes to Christchurch city.

This position would suit a person who desires to further their career with experience on a high performing finishing farm.

Skills required
• Have experience in handling and managing deer
• Have a love of farming and animals
• Good grazing and pasture management skills
• Be able to maintain accurate stock and animal health records
• Have tractor experience
• Be honest and reliable and have a good attitude
• Have a positive outlook on life
• Be conscientious and take pride in your work and work place
• Be available for rostered weekend work
• Comply with farm Health and Safety policies
• Drug and alcohol testing may be required
• Have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
• Full NZ drivers licence

To apply please forward your CV including at least 2 referees to:

Adam Waite Farm Manager Northbank Station
Phone 027 688 4782

Applications close: 10 November 2018

Date Posted: 2018-10-12


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