Shepherd General - Parikānapa Station

Livestock Operations – Parikānapa Station /
Permanent - On Farm /
·         Bring your passion for sheep and beef farming to 25,000 su station
·         Every day is different working outdoors on Parikanapa Station
·         3-bedroom accommodation available on-site, school bus pickup at gate
Due to an internal promotion, this unique opportunity is available to work on a large-scale East Coast sheep and beef station as part of a close-knit team.
The Opportunity
We are looking for a positive, keen and hardworking individual to come and work on Parikānapa Station as a Shepherd General.  This role will take on day-to-day responsibilities of stock and general work.
Horses are used frequently at certain times of the year on the station so it’s critical you’re comfortable with regular horse work or can commit to learning.
The Farm
Recently featured on Country Calendar, Parikānapa Station is a 2,650 ha effective hill country station located in the Waerenga-o-kuri district, 40 minutes from Gisborne. This 25,000 su breeding/finishing property runs 9,000 lambing ewes and 1000 calving cows.
About You
This is a great opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual, keen to learn and accept responsibility and advance within a progressive organisation.
You will also have:
·         Ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised
·         Effective communication skills, common sense and great time management
·         A team of 6 to 8 well broken in dogs
·         First class attitude to Health and Safety
·         Current NZ driver’s licence
We’d look to have you start around mid-January – February 2024.
We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals. This role comes with a tidy 3-bedroom home as well as primary schooling is at Waerenga-o-kuri with the school bus to the gate. Secondary schooling is in Gisborne.
Apply Now
Applications close on Sunday 18 February 2024.
Don’t delay, as we will be contacting candidates as and when they apply.
For more details about the role, please contact Jimmy Rogers on 021 290 0751.

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. We are unable to accept applicants on temporary work visas for permanent opportunities.

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.  

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. To see what it's like to work in our Dairy team, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Dairy Assistant at Pāmu, or to learn about what our Livestock team is all about, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Shepherd at Pāmu.

Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.