Deer Stock Manager - Mararoa Station - Te Anau
Te Anau, Southland, NZ
5d ago

Deer Stock Manager Mararoa Station Why Mararoa? Mararoa Station is a 5,500ha property with 4,600ha effective with a mix of cultivated pasture and over sown tussock running 39,500su.

Our breeding stock includes 14,000 ewes, 1,050 Angus beef cows, 4,300 Hinds and their replacements.We have a strong focus on feeding animals to reach their potential and to fit our markets with a large proportion of progeny are finished on the Station.

We have a high performing inclusive team of 8 where all people are valued and have regular rostered time off (weekends) organised and set as a group.

There are an abundant of recreational activities close by in Fiordland and Te Anau township 25 minutes’ drive away, as well as on farm Hunting and Fishing!We will offer a modern, warm 3-bedroom home with firewood supplied and a 4WD truck as your work vehicle.

Local rural primary schooling and college in Te Anau with a bus stop at the mailbox. The Opportunity ·As an enthusiastic and passionate individual, you will be responsible for managing a breeding herd of 4,300 hinds and finishing 2,400 weaners, working closely with the Farm Manager to ensure overall planning and farming operations are carried out effectively also meeting the desired production and profitability targets.

  • Become part of a team of 8 people. You will be directly responsible for 2 experienced Deer Shepherds and liaise with the other Stock Manager and team as required with the larger tasks.
  • Integration of our other classes of stock both in and out of our 2,000 ha Deer area is key to running our business and the whole Station approach is required, and all staff are used across Mararoa in this way.
  • Confidence to challenge our norm and discuss different ways of doing things. ·This position would suit someone keen to progress in their career and / or has a real passion for Deer.
  • What you will bring ·Proven deer handling experience.·Passion and enthusiasm about all things stock management, including excellent attention to detail for updating and maintaining records.

  • Excellent leadership skills and a Team player.·Dogs under good command.·Commitment to high standards of quality and safety.
  • For an informal chat about the role, contact Matt Canton, Farm Manager on 027 838 6556 or mararoa or Troy Griffiths (departing Stock Manager) on 021 629 297.

    Applications will close on Sunday, 26th June 2022. Don’t delay, apply today!Pāmu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check prior to being appointed.

    To be eligible for this role, you must be available for an in-person interview and have unrestricted legal rights to work in New Zealand.

    Our values are core to who we are at Pāmu and the way that we all work together. We are Grounded, Genuine, Bold, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder.

    To read more, click on this link to see them on our website. To see what it's like to work in our Dairy team, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Dairy Assistant at Pāmu, or to learn about what our Livestock team is all about, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Shepherd at Pāmu.

    Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.

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