Shepherd General - Titoki Station

Northland - Whangarei, New Zealand /
Livestock Operations – Livestock /
Permanent - On Farm
·         Do you have experience in dairying or livestock?
·         Are you looking for a change?
·         Beef farm implementing a new cell system - Whangarei

If you have experience working with livestock and would like to take up a position on a Beef Farm, this could be the role you have been looking for. We are in the final phase of converting to a new cell grazing system. 

This Shepherd General role is a great one for changing from a job in dairy to a job in livestock, or could suit somebody with experience as a Shepherd. 

Titoki Station is an approximately 500 ha effective efficient beef systems farm, located 25 minutes northwest of Whangarei city. This property runs 2000 bulls in techno systems.  The farm’s convenient location to town means that it’s an easy drive for the supermarket, doctor, gym, library, etc.  And there are plenty of sports and recreational activities that are accessible here in Whangarei.

Ideally we would like to hear from candidates who have livestock experience.  Reporting directly to the Farm Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your knowledge in farm management systems as well as take advantage of learning and development opportunities provided by Pāmu.

The position comes with a three bedroom home that is close to three primary schools (between 5 and 15 minutes’ drive from the house) with a bus stop 200m away.  The local secondary school is in Whangarei (25 minutes’ drive).

You will bring:
·         Strong willingness to learn
·         Effective communication skills and common sense
·         Ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised
·         Commitment to high standards of quality and safety
·         Current NZ driver’s license
·         A working dog with experience
 
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.

For more details about the role please contact Jordan Smith at 0272 462 563. Applications will close on 7 March 2021.

Pāmu provides a safe and drug free workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug test and complete a criminal background check.

Only those with the right to work in New Zealand need apply. To submit your covering letter and CV, please apply below.
 
Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming of NZ, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming of NZ.

Pāmu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check prior to being appointed.  

To be eligible for this role, you must be available for an in-person interview and have unrestricted legal rights to work in New Zealand.  

Our values are core to who we are at Pāmu and the way that we all work together.  We are Grounded, Genuine, Bold, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder. To read more, click on this link to see them on our website.

Due to border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility. If you are a NZ citizen or resident returning home, please be sure to include an explanatory note with your travel plans & timelines for being back in the country.