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Hybrid Crop Staff

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

• Do you have a keen eye for detail?
• Are you healthy and injury free?
• Want to get fit?

We are starting early to build our local team of staff, work will begin in early September and hit its peak in mid October. The role entails walking through hybrid crops all over Mid Canterbury, removing the rogue male/female plants to help our growers gain perfection in their export crops.

We take pride in the fact that every hybrid crop our crews’ tended last season were all certified first time round.

The ideal applicants will bring the following attributes:
• The desire to learn and obtain new skills
• The ability to work harmoniously in a team environment
• Excellent attention to detail
No drivers licence is required as you only need to get yourself to our Moore Street office each morning, however, a full, clean Driver Licence could place your application at an advantage.

If you are looking for other work, we do have other roles that might suit you.
To register your interest for this position, please apply now including your CV. (If you don’t have a CV please email a bit about yourself and your work experience) .

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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Irrigation Service Technician

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

• Variety of outdoor work
• Vehicle plus phone
• Competitive hourly rate

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. This role is a permanent position 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
• MIG and Stick welding skills
• 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 with overtime rates and allowances.

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 or call 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

Applications will only be accepted from NZ Residents or those with the relevant work visa, sponsorship is not being offered and overseas applicants will not be responded to.