Shepherd General - Rotomahana - Rotorua

Bay of Plenty - Rotorua - Waikite Valley, New Zealand /
Livestock Operations – Rotomahana /
Permanent - On Farm
/ On-site
• Bring your shepherding experience to this 9,000 su farm
• Join a diverse team with a sense of humour
• Near Rotorua, includes accommodation and competitive salary

Exciting opportunity to work on an Angus breeding property and use your attention to detail to record cattle performance.

The Opportunity
We are looking for a Shepherd to join our team on Rotomahana (Deep Creek Block). Close to Taupo, Rotomahana is a 900 ha (effective) property, with 9000 su, including 800 breeding ewes and is home to the Pamu Angus breeding programme which has fully recorded Angus cows and their progeny.

A typical day could include:
• Day-to-day management of stock
• Recording cattle performance and genetics
• Carrying out general farm maintenance tasks

The location also offers fantastic access to the local primary school two minutes down the road and secondary schooling located in Taupo and Reporoa fifteen minutes away.

About You
This role can evolve quickly, so if you have shepherding experience, initiative, tractor driving experience, the ability to fence, a strong work ethic and a couple of dogs, this is the role for you!

You will also have:
• Strong willingness to learn 
• Effective communication skills, common sense and great time management
• Ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised
• Commitment to high standards of quality and safety
• Current NZ driver’s license
• Ideally two to three working dogs

The Benefits
You will be a valued member of our team, we offer a comprehensive remuneration package, and we are committed to providing ongoing training and personal development opportunities to help you reach your personal career goals and ambitions.
The position includes a warm recently renovated three-bedroom home with fantastic access to a range of recreational activities including fishing and hunting. 

How to Apply
To learn more about this opportunity please contact Matthew Lane, Farm Manager on 027 283 0795 or

Applications close 12 February 2023.
We’ll be contacting qualified applicants throughout the advertising period so if this sounds like you, apply now!

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. 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.