Sheep and Beef Block Manager

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Pamu - Central Otago - Otago

We are seeking a motivated high achiever to fill a Block Manager role at Waipori Station. The station is a large scale sheep and beef enterprise located on the shores of Lake Mahinerangi in Otago, with 55,000 su on 12,000 ha effective. Our Block Managers have day-to-day responsibility for managing people, stock, pasture and maintenance on one of our four blocks that generally carry between 10000 -15000su.

This role sits under the guidance of a supportive Farm Manager who enjoys empowering and developing his staff. This position will suit someone looking to utilise their stock and pasture management skills while working as part of a progressive team running a large scale, yet intensive, operation. Our ideal candidate will be a motivated and honest stock person with a team of capable dogs. A great attitude, the desire to succeed and the ability to take on responsibility are key attributes for this position.

You will bring

  • Proven experience with sheep and beef farming
  • A positive attitude and be a willing team player
  • Commitment to getting the job done safely and to a high standard
  • Effective communication and thorough record keeping skills
  • Willingness to embrace new ideas and technology
  • Current and full NZ drivers Licence

A quality three bedroom double glazed house is available with hunting and fishing opportunities on the doorstep. Waipori Station is approximately 18km from Lawrence and 60km from Mosgiel. For more details, contact Dave Vaughan 0272432870 or 034859402 (during the day) or 034859846 (evenings).

We offer an attractive salary with additional benefits, as well as ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.

Pamu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and a criminal background check. You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. Apply below, including a brief covering letter and a current CV.

Applications close Friday 17 May 2019.

Job Description

Applications close 17 May 2019