Listed: Sep 10, 2021
Permanent – full-time
Closing: Sep 27, 2021
Otago / Waitaki
Farming, animals & conservation

Oamaru Meats Limited (BX Foods Ltd) is a multispecies Export Processing Plant that currently processes sheep, goats, cattle and bobby calves.

Applications for the position of Shepherd are sought from interested individuals wishing to join a small but committed team.

We welcome applications for the position of Shepherd with their own dogs.

We are looking for self-motivated candidates who are:

  • Organised and have the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Excellent livestock handling skills.

  • A strong animal welfare focus including familiarity with MAF animal welfare code for commercial operations.

  • Experience in ensuring animals presented forslaughter  meet the standards required for hygienic processing

  • Fit, healthy, active and able to carry out physical work.

  • Be fully committed to the plant hygiene and safety programmes.

  • Honest and reliable.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and provide evidence of full vaccination.

If you meet the above criteria, have a positive attitude and enjoy working as part of a team, please collect or phone for an application Form from Main Office:

7 Redcastle Road, Oamaru
Phone (03) 433 0078
Or apply in writing, attaching CV to:

Applications close on Monday 27th September.