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Shepherd general position has become availible on Awakiki Ridges that could also suit junior shepherd level. 

Breif farm info: 1366HA property with 1000HA effective (rest in trees and native), 6000 Perendale ewes, 1900 Perendale ewe hoggets, 160 Heriford-Fresian cows that go to Charolais bull and small Perendale stud which consists of 480 stud ewes with 70-80 rams sold annualy. 

2 woolsheds and yards.

Working alongside the farms stock manager, the sucsessful applicant will assist in the day to day running of the farm which includes but is not limited too, stock work, yard work, tractor work, fencing and general maintenance.

The sucsessful applicant will work for the farms stock manager and occasionally the farm owner in absence of stock manager or to assist farm owner with stud work or other jobs.

Modern vehicles and equipment on farm.

3-5 dogs under good command are required and have all assosiated costs to run dogs covered.

Mixture of paddock and hill work for mustering.

Tidy 3 bedroom cottage with 3 bay shed and seperate shed also, and dog kennels supplied.

Internet provided by farm. 

All overtime is paid for by the hour according to the annual wage.

15 mins to Balclutha so primary and secondary schools near by.

Any further questions call in evenings otherwise please apply before Friday the 19th of April.

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

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  • Classifications: Agricultural, Forestry & Fishing
  • Company: Awakiki Ridges
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Balclutha
  • Region: Balclutha
  • Country: New Zealand