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Experienced Service Technician – Ashburton

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

• Variety of outdoor work
• Vehicle plus phone
• Up to $30 per hr for the right skill set

Positions available in Ashburton.

Do you enjoy working in the agricultural sector and being outdoors? Are you mechanically minded and enjoy fixing things? Do you have experience as a Service Technician in the Irrigation Sector?

We are currently seeking a Service Technician for an Irrigation client based in Ashburton. Having been in the game of providing cost effective irrigation solutions for over a decade, they are a progressive company and a market leader in their industry.

This role is a permanent position for the right applicant and has plenty of room for growth within the company. You will be required to service pivot irrigators in the Mid and South Canterbury region which will include maintenance, repairs, servicing and fault finding. Ideally, the successful applicant will have previous experience as a Service Technician in the Irrigation sector, but those who are mechanically minded, have some electrical knowledge and have a maintenance background should still apply.

You will be required to have:
• A proven service/maintenance, mechanical or engineering background
• Be able to work autonomously
• Diagnostic and problem solving ability
• Pump knowledge or understanding
• High level of communication
• A full driver’s license

The hours are generally 7.30am start and can be 10 hour days during the peak season which is normally October through until February. During the main irrigation season there will also be rostered weekend work every third weekend and time and a half after 50 hours.

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

If you are looking for a change and want to be part of a successful and growing company then please send your CV and cover letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or call 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Dairy Farm Workers – No Experience Necessary!

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Let us help you find a role with an employer that values their staff. Our clients are always on the look out for hard working reliable dairy staff to fit into their farming teams. These roles vary from relief milking, permanent dairy assistant, herd managers and temporary dairy assistants.

To be successful for this position you must:
• Have a good work ethic and communication skills
• Be interested in understanding more about the dairy industry
• Willingness to learn hands on farm skills
• A drivers licence and reliable transport
• Previous dairy experience is not essential but may place your application at an advantage

No CV is required for this position.

Whether you have SOME or NO dairy experience, please apply online, email ashleigh@personnelplacements.co.nz or call 03 308 9675 for more information.

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must be drug free and willing to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Drive-In Calf Rearing Position

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Our client is looking for a calf rearer / farm assistant to join their tight knit team over the calving period with the potential to carry through into the bulk of the season. This farm rears 300 replacements each year and has 1250 cows.

What this position will offer you:
• 40 hours per week
• A great team environment
• 6-1 roster over the calving period

To be successful for this position you must:
• Have had 1+ years’ experience calf rearing.
• Have general animal health knowledge
• Have an excellent work ethic and attitude to learn
• Ability to operate 4 wheel and two-wheel motorbikes
• Previous tractor driving experience is not essential but may place your application at an advantage.

This is a drive-in position located 10 minutes east of Ashburton, meaning a restricted or full drivers licence is required for this role.

If you have pride in what you do, are positive and enjoy seeing results please apply online, email ashleigh@personnelplacements.co.nz or call 03 308 9675 for more information.

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must be drug free and willing to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Seasonal Staff

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Are you looking to earn some extra income with out the cost of childcare?
Looking to get back into the workforce?
Want to get fit while you work?

We are looking for reliable, drug and injury free people to assist with our Hybrid Rape roguing – you will need to have yourself at our office each day on Moore Street ready to go by 8:45am and we will ensure you are back at our office by 2:45pm, from September through to mid December.

You need to have good attention to detail as you will be removing male plants from the female crop and using a counter to record how many plants are removed.

If this sounds like you, please send your application in to agjobs@personnelplacements.co.nz or call Gaye – 03 308 9675.

All applicants must have a valid NZ work visa and willing to undergo ACC and Ministry of Justice checks.

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Class 5 Drivers – Harvest Season

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

• Guaranteed 40 hours per week
• Variety of bulk cartage work
• Local family owned company

Do you have truck driving experience in the agricultural industry? Are you competent driving a truck and trailer?

We are currently seeking skilled class 5 truck drivers for the up-coming harvest season to cart a range of bulk products such as silage, grain and fertiliser throughout Mid Canterbury.

You must have:
• A Class 5 license with a clean driving record
• Experience driving a truck and trailer unit and backing
• Physically fit, honest and reliable
• Flexible working hours
• Compliant with all health and safety policies and procedures

You will need to be flexible with hours, there will be times when you will need to work longer when the weather is right and you must be able to work well as a part of a team. The roles are to cover the harvest season from October through until March but could be longer for the right person.

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

If this sounds like the role you are looking for then please call Jo today on 03 308 9675 or email your application to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Attention All Mums (Or Dads at home)!!

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

You could be a part of our “school time” roguing crew after these holidays until the summer holidays. This role involves going out to paddocks and removing off types or weeds from various crops.

We can offer you the following opportunities:
• Boost to your confidence and self-worth returning to the work force
• Ability to pick days that fit into your routine
• Chance to meet like minded others in a team environment
• A break from normal routine
• Opportunity to get fit while you work

Transport from the office to the paddock is provided, however it could be beneficial if you have a full, clean drivers licence, are reliable and have common sense.

To apply for this position, you must:
• Have a positive attitude and an easy smile
• Be able to commit to a minimum of 1 day of work per (8:45am to 3pm) week
• Be reliable and have a good work ethic
• Enjoy the outdoors and working in a team, with good attention to detail

If this sounds like you, please apply with a CV (if you have one) to agjobs@personnelplacements.co.nz or contact Ashleigh on 022 424 5627 or 03 308 9675.

Applicants for this position must be drug free and willing to complete ACC claims history and Ministry of Justice Criminal Conviction Checks.

Applicants for this position must also have NZ residency or a valid NZ working visa.

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Relief Milkers / Temp Farm Assistants

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Interested in learning more about the dairy industry? Had experience relief milking and working on farms?
We are looking for people who have had experience in the dairy industry and those who are new to the industry and are wanting to learn more about dairy farming.

The ideal applicants will bring the following attributes:
• The desire to learn and obtain new skills
• good communication
• The ability to work harmoniously in a team environment
• Have a clean driver licence and reliable transport.

The positions available can range from relief milking in the mornings and/or afternoons to living on farm as a temporary assistant working day to day on longer term assignments. Experience isn’t necessary but you must be willing to learn and be reliable.

To register your interest for this position, please apply online, email agjobs@personnelplacements.co.nz or call Ashleigh on 022 424 5627 for more information.

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must be drug free and willing to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Casual Workers

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Interested in casual work?
Are you strong and healthy, have a good work ethic and willing to learn new skills?

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

Our clients are always regularly asking us to be on the lookout for hard working temp staff to fill in gaps in their day to day running of their businesses.

Assignments can vary from a few days to a few months. Assignments could include general labouring, factory processing, packing product, working with crops/seeds or general farm work. These roles can often to lead to ongoing or permanent placement positions.

To register your interest send a cover letter and C.V. to: agjobs@personnelplacements.co.nz

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must also be drug free and willing to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

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

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Experienced Calf Rearers / Relief Milkers

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Have a passion for dairy farming? Had experience rearing calves and relief milking?

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

Our clients are regularly asking us to be on the lookout for hard working experienced relief milkers and calf rearers for the upcoming calving with the potential to carry through into the bulk of the season.

To be successful for this position you must:
• Have had 1+ years’ experience calf rearing or relief milking.
• Have general animal health knowledge
• Have an excellent work ethic
• Have a positive attitude to learn
• Be an all-round team player

To register your interest send a cover letter and C.V. to: agjobs@personnelplacements.co.nz

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must also be drug free and willing to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

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