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Year Round Work Chasing The Seasons

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Personnel Placements are looking for reliable, honest, team players to join our Core Crew. As part of this team, you will be working all year round for our clients filling their various seasonal roles.
Advantages of joining our core crew are: a variety of different roles, scenery, progression growth and skills you will gain, not to mention the friendships you’ll make with the luxury of working for the same employer and gaining all the benefits of a permanent job!

Duties may include:
• Vegetable harvests and grading
• Packing products
• Working with crops and seeds
• General labouring
• Factory processing
• Transplanting
• Supervisor / driver opportunities

No experience is required; however, the ideal candidate will bring the following work attributes:
• The desire to learn and obtain new skills
• Good communication
• The ability to work harmoniously in a team environment
• No drivers licence is required, however could place your application at an advantage.

Not wanting to commit to something ongoing? We also have positions available to accommodate individuals’ needs.

If this sounds like you, please send your CV to: ashleigh@personnelplacements.co.nz. If you do not have a CV please call Ashleigh on 03 308 9675

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.

Personnel Placements – Local knowledge – National reach – Specialist 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.

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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Store Person

Thursday, January 20th, 2022
  • Local family-owned company
  • Agricultural industry
  • Time and ½ after 50 hours

An opportunity has arisen to join the team at a leading provider of irrigation solutions servicing Mid Canterbury clients. If you thrive in a role that has a demand for accuracy alongside efficient and effective time management, we currently have a full-time, permanent vacancy for your next challenge.


The purpose of the role is to ensure the warehouse operates smoothly and customers’ expectations (external and internal) are met within specific deadlines – especially during seasonal peaks. This would suit someone who is familiar with agricultural machinery and parts, has knowledge of fittings and irrigation systems and is good at finding solutions and fixing problems.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining stock levels
  • Receiving incoming goods
  • Receipting outgoing goods
  • Dealing with customer enquiries
  • Packing and dispatching phone/fax/email orders
  • Packing/sorting project or service job parts
  • Entering/allocating parts into computer system
  • Ensuring store is kept clean and presentable
  • HT Licence, F Endorsement and OSH forklift preferable

This is a full-time permanent position working Monday to Friday including rostered Saturdays during peak season. Hours during summer are 7am-5pm with overtime as required and winter hours are 8am-5pm dependant on customer demands.

Benefits Include:

  • Time and ½ after 50 hours
  • Quarterly Breakfast
  • Drinks after work each Friday

To be successful, you will need previous experience with stores or warehouse work, be competent with computer systems, physically fit as there will be some heavy lifting, show initiative, be accurate and have excellent communication and customer service skills.

To be considered for this position please email your current CV and Cover Letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone Jo Jamison on 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Class 5 Drivers – Harvest Season

Friday, September 10th, 2021
  • 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.

For further information contact Jo Jamison on (03)308 9675 or email your application to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz

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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.