1939 - Agricultural Contract Labourers


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Applications Close - End of Day: 27-04-2019


New Zealand

Work type:

We are seeking a fit, strong and robust labourers who have the ability to work within a team, think on their feet and take instructions. The ideal candidates will also have the capability of working with minimum supervision, and will be prepared to work outside in the elements.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Experience working with livestock.
  • Plant, weed, harvest and inspect crops.
  • Irrigate farm soil and maintain ditches or pipes and pumps.
  • Spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungi, and weeds.
  • Moving stock, shifting breaks, setting up grazing paddocks, general stock observation.
  • Yard work with farm animals including drenching, vaccinating, tagging, weighing, loading.
  • Feed livestock and clean and disinfect their pens, cages, yards, and hutches.
  • Herd livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures.
  • Assists with the day-to-day tasks on farm, including feeding, milk harvesting, animal health, effluent, silage making, tractor work and repairs and maintenance.
  • Contributing to dairy hygiene and achievement of milk quality.
  • Work with stock in a calm, quiet manner.
  • Any other reasonable duty the company or client may require.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Class one licence would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Experience in working within the industry previously.
  • Experience working with livestock.
  • Pass a pre-employment Drug Test.
  • Have no previous criminal convictions.

If this role sounds like you, do not hesitate, apply online today!