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Walter Peak Tourism Farm Manager

Advertiser: Real JourneysMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Jan 2019
Location
Otago, Queenstown & Wanaka
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Farm Management

Walter Peak Tourism Farm Manager

Do you have agricultural experience but are looking for a change of environment? Are you a farming all-rounder who is not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get things done? Give your gumboots a shine, we have a role for you!

As the Walter Peak Tourism Farm Manager you will be responsible for the daily management of the Walter Peak property this will include; daily monitoring, farming tasks and general maintenance within the busy visitor destination. You will be tasked with ensuring the safe and effective performance and appearance of all infrastructure, buildings and 144 ha block of land.

You will be organising and conducting farming operations, maintaining buildings, water supply systems and equipment as well as pasture management, irrigation and livestock management while also overseeing the grounds team. You will be responsible for maintaining external relationships with many different stakeholders, so you will need to be a proactive communicator with the ability to engage with all kinds of people.

This is a full time, permanent role based at Walter Peak, accommodation can be provided if required.

To be shortlisted for this role, ideally you will:

  • Come from an agricultural farming background;
  • Have experience with plant and equipment management, and basic maintenance skills with a 'nothing's a problem' attitude;
  • Have experience with spraying and have the ability to drive a tractor and;
  • Be practical but also have basic administration skills.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark on a Tourism Farm during an exciting time of growth at Walter Peak we would like to hear from you.

Applications close 25th January, 2019

All applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand

Do you have agricultural experience but are looking for a change of environment? Are you a farming all-rounder who is not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get things done? Give your gumboots a shine, we have a role for you!

As the Walter Peak Tourism Farm Manager you will be responsible for the daily management of the Walter Peak property this will include; daily monitoring, farming tasks and general maintenance within the busy visitor destination. You will be tasked with ensuring the safe and effective performance and appearance of all infrastructure, buildings and 144 ha block of land.

You will be organising and conducting farming operations, maintaining buildings, water supply systems and equipment as well as pasture management, irrigation and livestock management while also overseeing the grounds team. You will be responsible for maintaining external relationships with many different stakeholders, so you will need to be a proactive communicator with the ability to engage with all kinds of people.

This is a full time, permanent role based at Walter Peak, accommodation can be provided if required.

To be shortlisted for this role, ideally you will:

  • Come from an agricultural farming background;
  • Have experience with plant and equipment management, and basic maintenance skills with a 'nothing's a problem' attitude;
  • Have experience with spraying and have the ability to drive a tractor and;
  • Be practical but also have basic administration skills.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark on a Tourism Farm during an exciting time of growth at Walter Peak we would like to hear from you.

Applications close 25th January, 2019

All applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand

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