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Category: Shepherd / General
Location: Taihape

Alan Roberts Family Trust

Shepherd General

Timahanga Station

We are a 10,000ha high country station located on the Gentle Annie road between Taihape and Hastings, approximately 70km from either town, running
Corriedale sheep and Angus cows.

We require a competent Shepherd/General hand with good kind stock sense to work in a team environment with the ability to undertake the following:

SHEPHERD/GENERAL DUTIES – INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Mustering and movement of stock as required
  • Feeding out to all stock as required
  • Crutching, docking, calf marking, weaning, vaccinating and drenching stock as required
  • General farm work including fence repairs, cutting of firewood etc
  • Killing of dog tucker and muttons
  • Occasional tractor driving as directed
  • A roster system for feeding out on weekends in winter

This job would suit someone with a minimum of three working dogs under
good command.

The majority of stock work is done on horse so own saddle is required.

A current drivers licence is also a requirement.

Single accommodation is provided.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Commencement date for this position is 10 January 2022 (or by negotiation).

Please phone Alan Roberts (evenings) in the 1st instance 06 388 0405

Date Posted: 2021-11-25

 

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