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Reliable Labourers

Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

• Variety of work
• Mid Canterbury area
• Opportunity to grow

If you are reliable, fit, and healthy and are looking for temporary or permanent work, we would like to hear from you!

We have multiple positions throughout Mid Canterbury with various clients in the industrial and agricultural sectors and are needing good reliable people help meet our client needs.

Full Class 1 drivers licence is preferred but not essential so long as you are able get yourself to work. If you like variety and are open to different work options this can be a good opportunity to improve your skill set and meet new people.

If you are serious about working and are ready to start work now please contact Jo on 03 308 9675 to discuss further or email your application to

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

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Recruitment Consultant – Ashburton

Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

• Salary + commission with uncapped earning potential
• Friendly and supportive team environment
• Rewarding and challenging role with daily variety
• Opportunity for personal growth and development

Join a motivated, positive and driven team, who’s success is focused on providing professional employment solutions to Clients and Job Seekers alike. Ashburton based.

This golden opportunity is best suited to someone who enjoys working in a high paced environment, is naturally resourceful and independent and enjoys problem solving to achieve Client outcomes.
This is an exciting and challenging role, where everyday will be diverse and fulfilling running your own established desk. You will enjoy networking and building your knowledge to form successful business relationships, with a wide variety of Clients and Job Seekers, for a multitude of different roles and industries from General Labourer’s, Trades people, Office administrators etc. Whether its Temporary or Permanent roles you are filling, you will enjoy the adrenalin rush of successfully matching the right person to the right job! Full training and support will be given to ensure you meet and exceed our company expectations and reputation for finding the very best fit for Job Seekers and Clients every time.
This exciting opportunity requires:

• Thinking outside of the square and using your initiative
• High level of self-confidence and belief
• Great sense of humor
• Natural problem solver
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Confidence networking and establishing new relationships
• Proficient with computers and Microsoft programmes
• Full Drivers License

Personnel Placements are seeking a diverse individual to work as an integral part of a small, experienced and highly performing team, who are invested and driven to grow and become their own personal best in the industry.
If you want a great working environment and have a positive can-do attitude, with the diverse skill set as described above, you may be the person we are looking for to complement our existing team and celebrate our future success. Standard hours are 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday – additional hours will be required from time to time to ensure you meet your goals.

Personnel Placements Ltd pride ourselves on being employment specialists who have an excellent reputation for providing high caliber recruitment services in Mid and South Canterbury and have done so for over 22 years. If you are looking for a career with a company that is supportive, and dedicated to personal growth as well as business success then this is your opportunity to join our dedicated and committed team, who are looking forward to meeting you and helping ensure you succeed in this exciting industry.
Apply in the strictest confidence with Cover Letter and Resume to or call Wendy on 03 308 9675.

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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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Automotive Technician – Ashburton

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

• Latest Technology
• Small friendly team
• Well established Ashburton company

Are you a qualified automotive technician or have a proven background in mechanics? Do you enjoy working on a diverse range of Vehicles?

Our client is looking for their next automotive technician to join their specialised team in Ashburton. They are well known for their servicing of elite motor vehicles and no two jobs will be the same. You will hold either a current qualification or have a proven background in mechanics, with experience in electronic systems, diagnostic scanning equipment and be able to carry out all mechanical repairs unsupervised. The latest in diagnostic and re-coding equipment is used and up to date training is supplied.

The successful applicants will require:
• Qualification in automotive mechanics or a background in mechanics
• Diagnostic, mechanical, electric and hydraulic knowledge
• Passion for vehicles all shapes and sizes
• Good customer service skills
• A broad skill base across servicing and repairing
• Excellent work ethic
• Quality workmanship, neat and tidy
• Leadership and management skills an advantage but not essential

This role is a full-time position offering huge opportunity to be working in a modern and clean environment in the Ashburton area. Full ongoing training will be provided for the successful applicant.

Please note, only those who are NZ residents or have an open work visa may apply, overseas applicants will not be responded to.

If you are looking for a varied role or needing a change, please send your CV and Cover Letter to or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Diesel Mechanic – Ashburton Based

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

• Variety of machinery
• Heavy or light vehicle Mechanic
• Remuneration based on skill and qualifications
• Small friendly team
• Ashburton based

We are seeking an experienced Diesel Mechanic to work on a wide range of heavy machinery to support rural clients with mechanical repairs, servicing, engineering and preventative maintenance. This is a full time, permanent position based in Ashburton, Mid Canterbury where you will be working in a small productive team.


• Heavy or light vehicle Mechanic with relevant qualifications (or close to completing)
• Strong communication and customer service skills
• Good attention to detail
• Full class 1 driver’s license minimum

You will need to be hardworking, have a good sense of humour, enjoy your work, and be able to work efficiently and productively in a busy fast paced environment.

If you have the relevant skills and qualification and are looking for a change, please email your CV and Cover letter to or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

To be considered for this role, you need to be a New Zealand Citizen, a permanent resident or hold a valid working visa to apply. Sponsorship is not being offered and overseas applicants will not be responded to.

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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.