Shepherd General/Senior Shepherd General – Waipori Station

Otago - Central Otago
Livestock Operations – Waipori Station /
Permanent - On Farm /
On-site
·       25 minutes from Lawrence, and an hour from Dunedin
·       3-bedroom house or single accommodation overlooking Lake Mahinerangi
·       Competitive renumeration including life and health insurance
 
Sheep and Beef Breeding and finishing farm, running 24,200 su.
 
The Opportunity
This opportunity is open to an entry level or more senior Shepherd General, based at Waipori Station - Reedy Creek block.  There is support and development opportunities for the right person.
 
You will work with a variety of stock types and classes as well as livestock farming innovations (such as virtual fencing).   This farm is focused on protecting the environment in the region as well as driving on-farm performance. 
 
You’ll learn a wide range of skills and there is career progression not only on this station, but within Pāmu as an organisation. There is a strong focus on farm for upskilling and ongoing training to help you grow in the agriculture industry.
 
The Farm
Reedy Creek Farm is located at Lake Mahinerangi on the edge of the Lammerlaw range just a 45-minutes’ drive from Mosgiel and 1 hour from Dunedin. We’re a 3144 effective ha livestock property running 24,200 su including sheep and cattle.
 
About You
You will be a team player, with excellent initiative and be ready to hit the ground running.
 
You will also have:
·       Proven experience as a shepherd
·       Great attitude, effective communication and record keeping skills
·       Ideally you’ll have some well controlled working dogs
·       Commitment to high standards of quality and safety
·       Current and full NZ driver's licence
 
Benefits 
We offer a competitive salary package with additional benefits as well as ongoing training and personal developments to help you reach your career goals. The role comes with a 3-bedroom home with fantastic access to beautiful walks, or single accommodation.  On farm hunting and fishing, with lake Mahinerangi on your doorstep.
 

Apply Now
Applications close Sunday 19 May 2024.
 
For more information about the role, please contact Bryan Lorenz, Operations Manager on 027 403 3292 or waipori@landcorp.co.nz .  You can also contact Adam Hendren (Stock Manager Reedy Creek) 022 158 0549.

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.