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Class 5 Drivers – Harvest Season

Friday, September 13th, 2019
  • 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
  • Physically fit, honest and reliable
  • Flexible working hours
  • Compliant with all health and safety policies and procedures

These roles are for clients who require you to work long hours at times when the weather is right, and need you to work in 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.

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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Core Seasonal & Labouring Staff

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

We have on offer:

  • Variety in your work
  • Flexibility with days of work
  • Opportunity to progress

We need to increase our core labor force to be ready for seasonal work to start end of August early September. 

You could be doing any or all of the following roles for our Clients:

  • Roguing,
  • Spot spraying (once training is completed,
  • Factory labouring,
  • General labouring
  • Machine Operating
  • Farm Work

All work is based in the Ashburton Area – a drivers license/car would be beneficial but is not essential.

Please send in your application with your CV if you have one, or simply tell me a little about yourself and your previous work history.

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

Apply now for this role to agjobs@personnelplacements.co.nz or get more information by contacting Gaye on 03 308 9675

 

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Tractor Operators

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

We are currently seeking experienced Tractor Drivers to help our Client’s in the upcoming de-stoning/planting season. (Starting from August)

You will be working with modern machinery, in very busy environments and with a great team. 

You will need to have:

  • Experience in cropping or agricultural contracting
  • A full driver’s license
  • Mechanical knowledge
  • A reliable and flexible working attitude
  • Fluent English


You will need to have a minimum of 5 years experience, your own accommodation, and be happy with long working hours when required. If this sound like the seasonal opportunity you have been looking for please send in your application.

Are you:
– Able to pass a Pre Employment drug test?
– Willing to complete an ACC and Ministry of Justice check?

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

Please send your application outlining your experience and a CV if you have one to gaye@personnelplacements.co.nz

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ASHBURTON – Machinery Operator / Mechanic / Farm Hand / Engineer extraordinare

Friday, June 14th, 2019
  • Do you have engineering / mechanical skills and a farming background?
  • Are you looking for a change and some serious variety in your role?
  • Room to grow and excel

We are looking for a versatile person to work for our client on their 1,500ha property based 20 minutes out of Ashburton.  Ideally someone with a mechanical background and engineering skills would fit this role. 

This established farm is a busy environment where they try to be relatively self-sufficient, they fatten 6 – 8,000 store lambs, sow, spray and harvest their own crops with modern equipment and make their own baleage.  There is a Haushan 4000 sprayer, an excavator & digger on farm for the machinery operator with appropriate licenses. 

On a property this size, there is always R & M / improvement work that needs doing which is where your engineering & mechanical skills will come to the fore.

For the successful candidate – on offer is:

  • 3 Bedroom Family home with idyllic mature gardens just waiting for a family to fill it
  • Being part of a small dynamic team
  • Variation in the role with room to grow and improve your skills

If this sounds like you and you have a valid New Zealand Work Visa, are able to pass a Pre-Employment drug test and are willing to complete a Ministry of Justice check – please send your CV today with detailed work history and a little about yourself to gaye@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Strong, Fit Labourers

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Strong, Fit Labourers:

  • Reputable Ashburton company
  • Opportunity to grow
  • Good work environment

 Are you Reliable? Are you fit and strong? Do you like working in a friendly team environment? Do you like variety and challenge in your work? We have the job for you!

We are looking for a multi skilled labourer to join a team of like-minded labourers, to assist in filling, bagging and mixing seeds. The role will involve a variety of work from lifting (25kg up to 50kg with a weighing machine), stacking pallets, general labouring and loading/unloading trucks.

The successful applicant will need to be reliable and committed to the job, be comfortable working in a dusty environment and be able to work well as part of a team. There is opportunity to learn other aspects of the business so a willingness to learn and improve is essential. 

A forklift endorsement would be a plus but not essential.

This is a temporary position that could lead to a permanent role for the right person.

Days are Monday to Friday, 7.00am – 4.00pm and ½ day Saturday’s as required.

If successful, you will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

If you like a physical and varied role and think this is the role for you, please apply today sending CV and Cover letter to below email address.

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

Charline@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Farm Hand

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
  • Are you keen?
  • Willing to learn?
  • Do you have a passion for agriculture?

Our Client is looking for a Farm Hand to join the team working on their fully irrigated 700ha property on the outskirts of Ashburton. With 2000 cows being wintered, your role will include break fencing, feeding out straw & silage and general farm duties. 

The right candidate for this role can expect to receive:

  • Job satisfaction
  • Guidance from an experienced traditional farmer
  • Opportunity to grow the role into a more permanent placement

In return for the above we are looking for a candidate with:

  • 1 year minimum farming experience
  • Common sense & initiative
  • The ability to follow instructions and work unsupervised
  • A full licence and able to drive the 11km to work each day

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

Please include your work experience and brief description of yourself in your application, and attach a CV if you have one – agjobs@personnelplacements.co.nz.