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FARM MANAGER

Cross Bros

Carterhope Estate

 

An opportunity has arisen for a farm manager position for a high performing sheep and beef operation located in South Otago only 10 km from Balclutha on State Highway 1.

The property consists of 1,396 ha and carries around 15,500 su.  It has a permanent staff of 3, apart from the Farm Manager.

The property is farmed intensively with a desire to promote modern farm production and management systems.

The successful applicant will need to:

  • have proven experience in livestock & pasture management on a large and intensively farmed property
  • have sound planning skills
  • have good communication and leadership skills and be able to motivate staff
  • be progressive and innovative
  • be able to work as part of a team
  • have a strong sense of farm pride

The successful applicant will report directly to the Chair of the Board.

Attractive employment and living conditions are offered, including:

  • A modern, five bedroom centrally heated home
  • Location to the primary and secondary school bus 1 km from homestead
  • Excellent wage package and working conditions.

The successful applicant would be expected to take up this position as soon as practicable.

Please apply in writing, including your CV and naming two (2) referees, to:

c/- Jim Johnstone

P O Box 2

Balclutha

 

Jim Johnstone can be contacted on 03 418 0020

 

 

Applications close 28 February 2020

  • Classifications: Agricultural, Forestry & Fishing
  • Company:
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector:
  • Town: South Otago
  • Country: New Zealand
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