Senior Shepherd - Centre Hill Station
Southland- Te Anau - Manapouri, New Zealand /
Livestock Operations – Livestock /
Permanent - On Farm
Senior Shepherd opportunity on a 4400 ha Pāmu farm, 10 minutes north of Mossburn.
Centre Hill Station is centrally located 10 minutes north of Mossburn, 40 minutes from Te Anau and an hour from Invercargill, Gore or Queenstown. This 4400 ha property runs 35,000 su including 18,500 romney ewes and 1100incalf cows and heifers carrying all calves thro to yearlings and finishing approx half the lambs with the balance transferred to other finishing properties. This is a great opportunity for a high performer wishing to join our team and advance within a progressive organisation.
Pāmu is a State-Owned Enterprise with a nationwide portfolio of farms that produce milk, beef, lamb, wool, venison, deer velvet, wood and more.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
A sound knowledge of modern intensive farming practices
Have excellent pasture management and feed budgeting skills
Be able to keep up-to-date and accurate records
Have a good team of well controlled working dogs
Have good communication skills
Have some computer skills and a willingness to learn new systems
Have a current New Zealand full driver’s licence
This role comes with comfortable sound shared accommodation. Centre Hill Station is nearby to the Oreti River and recreational activities such as hunting and fishing.
We offer a competitive remuneration package,extensive and ongoing training and career development opportunities. For more details about the role, please contact Robin Dean- Farm Manager on 027 223 8049.
Pāmu is committed to providing a safe and drug free workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug test and criminal background check.
You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. Apply below, including a brief cover letter and current CV or resume.
Applications close Friday 23rd October 2020
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.