Shepherd General - Freestone Station

Southland - Te Anau, New Zealand /
Livestock Operations – Livestock /
Permanent - On Farm
We’re seeking a highly motivated and passionate Shepherd General to join our team at Freestone Station.

There will be a wide range of duties including stock work, operating machinery, fencing and general farm work. To be successful in the role you’ll have a great attitude, enjoy a challenge, be a team player and have an excellent work ethic. 

Situated close toManapouri and Te Anau, Freestone is a 720 ha property running 5000 su comprising sheep, beef and deer. Freestone’s focus is the Freestone Romney breeding program and the Wapiti Deer terminal sire breeding program along with supporting stock.
You will bring:
·         A passion and interest in working with sheep, beef and deer.
·         Great attitude
·         Enthusiasm to work within a supportive team
·         1-2 years experience
·         Effective communication skills
·         1 well controlled working dog
·         Commitment to high standards of quality, safety and animal welfare
·         Current and full NZ driver’s license
We offer an attractive salary with additional benefits, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals. The role comes with a three bedroom home, a supportive team environment and the opportunity to grow your knowledge in farming.
To learn more about this opportunity please contact Tim Smith – Farm Manager on 027 231 6734.
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.

Pāmu is recognised within New Zealand and internationally as standing for best practice and sustainability.  We have a strong culture of safety and respect for the land, our people, and the animals under our care.  We’re a State-Owned-Enterprise with a nationwide portfolio of farms that produce milk, beef, lamb, wool, venison, deer velvet, wood and more.  Pāmu strives to be a leader in New Zealand agriculture, carefully creating natural products of high quality.