General Farm Assistant

Job ID 22424325
Otago, Waitaki
Full-time
Listed on 5 Feb 2024

About this job

Our farm has a full-time position available for a person to be involved in a variety of tasks in different areas of our business. We are a family owned and operated poultry egg and irrigated cropping farm (450ha) based 20 minutes South of Oamaru in Herbert.

Primary duties for the ideal candidate will be daily livestock checks, general maintenance, and operation of agricultural equipment. There are also the seasonal requirements of the arable farm which include harvest, sowing and irrigation. We have several ongoing projects that require basic building/engineering knowledge. You will be working alongside a team of staff and the Craig family with considerable variability in daily tasks.

Remuneration will reflect candidates experience and will increase as skills and responsibilities grow in the role.

Job Requirements

-Be physically fit -Minimum full class 1 license -Communicate well -Ability to work extended hours as seasonality requires i.e., harvest -Work well both independently and in a team -Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. -No contact with household avian species as per biosecurity requirements

Days of work
5 days per week on a roster (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
$25.00 - $30.00
Job Category
Livestock Farmers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, Restricted
(Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required
Yes

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