We have an opportunity not to be missed! One of our Shepherds is on the move which leaves an opening for an Experienced Shepherd. If being part of running a 35,000su breeding and finishing station as part of a dynamic, high performing farm business appeals to you, consider this role with us.

Located next to the Taieri Gorge in Central Otago, Barewood Station is a 6,420 ha breeding and finishing property.

The Experienced Shepherd works alongside other farm staff to plan feeding levels, grazing rotations and animal health activities for all stock on the farm.

As for all positions within Lone Star Farms, you will work with the team for yard and woolshed activities, feed out supplements and complete general farm repairs and maintenance.

For this position you will need:

  • 3-4 years’ experience working as a Shepherd in New Zealand
  • 3-4 competent working dogs
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Self-motivation and a willingness to learn
  • A willingness to embrace technology

This is a great opportunity for you to join a high functioning team. You must be a team player and be prepared to pitch in when required.  You will be provided the opportunity to grow your skills while working in the field you love.

This position would suite a single person as accommodation is in shared quarters.

Click here for a Farm Info Sheet, or contact Marty Deans, Farm Manager to discuss the role further on (027) 228 8155.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.