Newmarket 1141An opportunity has arisen for two positions on this Sheep & Beef farm in Lumsden. We are managing 18000 animals and it is a busy team with 8 current staff.
Tasks Include : actively monitoring the condition of livestockensuring livestock have adequate feed and waterassisting with the maintenance of livestock health and welfaremustering and droving livestock for drenching, dipping, weaning, shearing, crutching, yarding for sale, etc.
shifting stock between paddocks to ensure sufficient feed is availablegeneral maintenance on farm equipment, buildings and fencestractor work, including (but not limited to) : cultivation, seeding, mowing, raking, baling, wrapping, feeding out etc.
noxious weed controlThe ideal candidate will be able to perform the above as well as possessing : at least six months of experience in the sheep and beef industryat least two working dogs under good commandtractor experience on hill countryexperience with high tensile fencing installation and repairexperience with electric break fencing on undulating grounda level of physical fitness adequate to perform job duties efficientlya strong command of the English language, both written and verbala positive, team oriented attitudeAn eye for detail and be proactive and passionate about farming· A willingness to learn and be motivated to achieve targets