Category: Stock Manager
Location: East Coast
The New Zealand Farmers Weekly
Stock Manager - NEW!
An opportunity has arisen to join a progressive farming business dedicated
to being a market leader, employing industry best practice, creating
innovative systems that drive both productivity and profitability without
compromising our core driving principle of sustainability.
Makarika Station is an 860ha breeding and finishing operation that offers
a mix of expansive hill country and cropable flats. Makarika operates
alongside Pakihiroa Station and adjoining lease blocks situated near
Ruatoria on the East Coast.
We are looking for a motivated Stock Manager to work alongside the
Farming Operations Manager. The farming enterprises include stock
breeding and finishing and an expanding forage cropping program.
The qualities we seek in candidates include:
• Experience with all aspects of cattle, sheep stock work, quad bike,
tractor and horse work
• Sound planning and time management skills
• A positive outlook can do attitude and good reliable work ethic
• Excellent communication skills
• Commitment to ongoing learning
• Happy to work by themselves and in group situations
• 5-6 working dogs
• 1-2 horses
You will be involved in preparing and planning of grazing plans, stock
movements, animal health plans and a high emphasis of health and safety.
Skills to maintain the fences, water, farm equipment and machinery is vital
to this role.
Pakihiroa Farms Limited will provide a supportive working environment
and encourage career development.
Good housing is available, school nearby, emphasis on work/life balance
with a couple of great rugby clubs and hunting and fishing on your back
door. A competitive salary based on experience and capability will be
offered to the successful applicant.
Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work
Applications close Friday 29 June 2018.
For more information or to apply please send your CV to:
Farming Operations Manager
Closing date: Friday 29 June 2018
Date Posted: 2018-06-07