Shepherd – Kurow, South Canterbury

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Caberfeidh Station requires a Shepherd to join our motivated team.

Caberfeidh is a 5,300 ha (effective) breeding and finishing operation in the Hakataramea Valley, wintering approximately 30,000su and peaking at over 40,000su. It runs 400 Angus Cows and 15500 Headwaters ewes and their replacements, as well as a large finishing and trading operation focusing on high quality products which includes producing lambs under the Omega Lamb project.

Caberfeidh is flat to medium hill country with 1500ha of Hill. 600ha of the easier country is under irrigation

We are seeking a person who has:

  • Experience working as a Shepherd in New Zealand
  • Competent working dogs
  • Willing to do stock work and general farm duties
  • Excellent attitude to work
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • A willingness to embrace technology
  • The ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised.

This is a great opportunity for you to join a high functioning team. You will be exposed to managing a high performing ewe flock and grazing high quality forages which include Lucerne and Chicory. You will be provided the opportunity to grow your skills while working in the field you love.

Lone Star Farms may require the successful candidate to undertake, and pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Caberfeidh is only 10 minutes from Kurow, a good quality house is provided on site.

For further information contact Matt Smith, Farm Manager to discuss the role further on (027) 536 0499 or send applications to jobs@lsf.co.nz

Applications for this position must have NZ residency or valid NZ work visa.