Category: Farm Manager
The New Zealand Farmers Weekly
A Farm manager is required for a 1161ha grazing property in Wyndham, Eastern Southland. Known as Wyndham Station, this has been a sheep farm for generations, running 8000su.
From 1 August it will be run as a dairy young stock operation. It is anticipated that 1000 calves and 1000 R2yr heifers from the employer’s dairy farms will be grazed there.
There is approximately 800ha of easy paddocks with the balance as trees, bush and gullies.
The successful applicant will require excellent animal husbandry and pasture management skills, be a self starter, appreciate the importance of good communication and have great attitude.
An appreciation of running a profitable business, a commitment to good health and safety and reporting skills are important. Honesty and generally being an OK person also goes a long way!
The employer is very supportive and considerable support will be added to the position as needed. This is a long term position. Once appointed the Farm Manager will be part of recruiting the farm assistant.
A comfortable 4 bedroom house is available.
Please send CV and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Posted: 2018-05-10