Category: Shepherd / General
The New Zealand Farmers Weekly
Head Shepherd General
HEAD SHEPHERD GENERAL
The Nilsson Family Trust is seeking to employ an energetic, hardworking shepherd. This full-time job is on a 4000 acre family-run cattle and sheep farm in the remote Far North. Coastal farming experience would be an asset.
Applicant must own their own vehicle, hold a full drivers licence and have competent stock working dogs.
Appropriate attributes: good communication skills, honest, punctual, diligent, drug-FREE, an ability to work unsupervised and a good attitude to training and learning new skills.
Appropriate skills and certification: thorough knowledge of stock work including calving and lambing, farm safety, quad bike handling, fencing and tractor work. First Aid and Grosafe certificates helpful.
Nilsson family Trust
C/- 28 Cockburn Street,
Applications close: 23 February 2018
Date Posted: 2018-01-18