Listed 12 days Ago


We are currently seeking a motivated Head Shepherd to join our team at Ohorea Station.

Ohorea Station is a breeding property in the Ruapehu district located on SH4, 12km south of Raetihi. This property is 4072 ha (effective) and runs 37,000su, which consists of 17,000 ewes, 900 cows and replacement stock with the majority of progeny transferred to finishing properties. 

The successful applicant will ideally have the following attributes:

  • A well-trained team of dogs.
  • Strong communications skills
  • Be capable of organising the day to day running of all staff, and also a willingness to train and coach less experienced staff.
  • A strong work ethic, with excellent leaderships skills
  • Have a high level of integrity and thrive on achieving good results

This role would suit an experienced Shepherd looking for a stepping stone role to Farm Management. A competitive remuneration and benefits package are on offer which will reflect the successful applicants’ skills and experience. Ongoing training and personal development is also provided in helping you achieve your goals. 

This position includes a warm tidy 3-bedroom home, with school bus stop nearby, and easy access to a range of recreational activities. 

Ä€tihau takes its health and safety obligations seriously ensuring a safe and drug free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug/alcohol test prior to commencing. 

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Rex Martin in the evenings on 027 4995 188.

Applications will remain open until position is filled.

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