Shepherd

Job ID 22463518
Hawke's Bay, Central Hawke's Bay
Full-time
Listed on 28 Mar 2024

About this job

Ensures livestock handling minimises livestock stress. Ensures accurate tallies and record keeping and reports tallies back to the Manager or 2IC as and when required. Ensures animal health is accurate as instructed and suggests improvements in process efficiency as appropriate. Carries out yard work such as weighing, grading, drenching, mouthing, and vaccinating both in the race and on a sheep conveyor. Setting up and maintaining a handpiece; crutching (including bellying), and dagging sheep (lambs and ewes) both across the boards and in the race. Handles stock in a manner that abides by the Animal Welfare Code at all times.

Full license required and 4 Wheel Drive or Motor Bike experience beneficial.

Job Requirements

Role Based in Te Aute district so must have reliable transportation to commute. Is willing to work and assist across other teams when required and operates with a "one business" approach. Displays can-do, positive attitude, gets the job done, and coaches those with less experience. Leads by example and demonstrates best practice. Constructively contributes to team meetings and discussion group forums. Physically capable to perform duties listed. Must be able to pass a Pre-employment drug test. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Days of work
40 Plus Mon-Sat (30 hours per week)
Pay Details
$25
Job Category
Livestock Farm Workers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required
Yes

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