Field Operators

Job ID 22487554
Canterbury, Mackenzie
Full-time
Listed on 29 Apr 2024

About this job

MACKENZIE COUNTRY: Our employer in the beautiful Mckenzie District is looking for 3 x Field Operator to join our team. Do you enjoy working outside in stunning landscapes with a great team doing environmentally important work to protect New Zealand ecosystems? You would be part of a strong team supporting the management of wilding pines and other invasive plants, helping to protect our native eco-systems and wildlife around the Mackenzie District. You may already be living in Twizel or the surrounding Mackenzie District, but some of our team commute in and stay at accommodation arranged by us from Monday to Friday. We can consider those who want a full-time position as well as working with those who want part time or casual employment. There will be occasions where walking up steep terrain is involved in accessing sites, so a reasonable standard of fitness is expected, and our ethos is about working safely. Some chainsaw experience would be advantageous but not essential. A ‘can do’ attitude is a must. We use various tools and equipment to do this including chainsaws, scrub bars, loppers, and herbicides.

Duties include but are not limited to: • Clearing wilding pines and other invasive plant species. • The management of wilding pines and other invasive plants,

The following is preferred but not essential for applying for this role. • Chainsaw tickets. • Grow-safe Certificate. • First Aid Certificate. Hours and days are:

Hours: • 30 to 40 hours per week.

Days: • Monday to Friday. Less days if you wish.

Wage: • Pay rate $27.00 plus per hour depending on experience.

Short term accommodation may be available.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, don't hesitate. Apply now.

Job Requirements

You must have the below prerequisites to be considered for this role. • Be honest and reliable • Be physically fit. • A ‘can do’ attitude. • Current Full Driver’s license • You must be able to pass a police check, as part of the employment process. • hold New Zealand citizenship, New Zealand Permanent Residency, or a Valid New Zealand Work Permit.

Days of work
30 to 40 hours per week. Monday to Friday. Less days if you wish. (30 hours per week)
Pay Details
$27.00 per hour.
Job Category
Forestry and Logging Workers
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required
No

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