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Last Updated: 12/01/22

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Job Description

A great opportunity for a stock manager on a family-owned, sheep/beef and cropping property in the Darfield area.

Our client farms 350 ha in a mixed farming operation over 3 properties. With a third under irrigation and high rainfall properties, this is an intensive operation.

As the stock manager, you will be responsible for day-to-day activities involved with running and monitoring the stock and managing pasture and feed cover. This role will suit a self-reliant and enthusiastic person with highly competent livestock experience, who has the ability to show initiative, responsibility and have a positive attitude to work.

Accuracy and planning are everything. Near enough is just not good enough for this role.

They require an excellent team player with a can-do attitude who really takes pride in everything they do. You need to be safe, responsible, helpful, observant, able to complete tasks to a high standard with attention to detail, a good communicator, productive and able to work in a team or on your own, organized and tidy, fit and healthy, and be willing to learn.

The successful applicant will require the following skills and experience

  • Have an enthusiastic attitude and motivation to think strategically, while being able to prioritise and problem solve on the job
  • Genuine interest in livestock welfare and practice of low-stress stock handling
  • Able to manage the physical demands of the job
  • Be able to maintain property infrastructure and service plant and equipment
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • The successful candidate must have a Full Current Driver Licence

Apply today so you don't miss out on this great opportunity.




Company Details

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Canstaff is a specialised recruitment and labour-hire agency for New Zealand construction, civil construction, engineering, manufacturing and logistics sectors. We’re here to help you do your business better by removing the risk, hassle and paperwork of having full-time employees.