CV reference number: 54835
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Hi there, I'm a kiwi farmer who has grown up on a dairy with also with an agricultural contracting bussines followed by education getting a bachelor of agriculture at Lincoln University. 

Work experience since uni

- 18 months shepherding on high country South Island station involving have a team of dogs all forms of stock work sheep, beef and deer

- 3 years on an outback cattle station in NT Australia, a year of this as manager of the property which was 360000acre and 5000 head of cattle. Very competent with beef cattle, fencing and also mechanical knowledge. 

I am travelling UK and Europe have a position in Norway for winter but looking to spend some weeks working in UK in October before hand. 

I am easy going and social, happy to do any form of work. Looking especially to make friends and learn new ways along the way working in UK

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Bachelor in Agriculture

Equipment experienceDrilling, Fencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, Baler, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Experience as part of balage contracting business every summer as a school and uni student. Also ground work and some drilling. Quick learner and don't need to be taught twice with machinery. Have spent last 7 months operating a telehandler as part of my role so experienced there also. Have New Zealand heavy traffic licences although I am unsure how they translate to the UK

Livestock experienceLambing, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Worked milking cows as a weekend job for all my high school years. Shepherding and all forms of sheep work, beef and deer in NZ and also large scale extensive beef in Australia. Really enjoy my dogs and training dogs

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving Licenseinternational
Personal information
SexMale
Age26
NationalityNew Zealand
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

175cm 70kg

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

Also just prior to travelling worked amongst the maintenance team on a resort island Great Barrier Reef. Work mostly involved maintence of generator engines as well as basic building, plumbing and electrical. I was the main operator for the tellehandler unloading barges, launching boats and other general work in a very tight environment

Marital status

None

Where are you currently living?Otago
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Grown up on a dairy farm in NZ, experience with driving tractors through my parents contracting business. Shepherding in New Zealand with sheep, beef and deer. Managed a outback cattle station in Australia prior to travelling. All jobs have involved fencing work also which I enjoy.

Hobbies

Travelling

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/10/2017, Finish: 30/10/2017
Type of jobTemporary
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Scotland or England
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