GENERAL FARM HAND - MIXED CROPPING FARM ASHBURTON

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Job ID:

633536

Reference #:

10053

Category:

Agriculture, fishing & forestry
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Job Views:

787

Location:

Canterbury 

Posted:

22.09.2019

Employment Type:

Full time, Temporary, Contract
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Job Description:

Wairuna Farm is a diverse, mixed arable farm south east of Ashburton. We grow a wide variety of seed, grain, forage and horticultural crops and finish, breed and graze a number of classes of sheep and cattle. 

We are seeking summer staff to help with all aspects of farm work in a general farm hand role. Positions are open to start now - spring until April 2020. There is potential for this position to turn into a permanent position. 

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
- Must take pride in work, good attitude and be able to work well in a team 
- Experience in operating machinery and working with livestock would be an advantage 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- General farm maintenance
- Stock work including shifting break fences, shifting mobs between paddocks, yard work and lambing 
- tractor and machinery operation and maintenance 
- Shifting and maintenance of travelling gun irrigators 
- Helping with grain and seed harvest

WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE:
- Shared accommodation available 
- Competitive remuneration 
- Full training and opportunity to learn about a range of crops 
- Employer references available on request 

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

Any questions please contact Angus McKenzie on 027 366 0944 or click apply now

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Company Info
Wairuna Agri-Services 11 Newpark Rd RD4 Ashburton
New Zealand

Phone: 027 3660944
Web Site:

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