2 Positions available: TRACTOR DRIVER & GENERAL FARM HAND

  • Glenturret Farm
  • Apr 14, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description

Glenturret Farm covers 900Ha of irrigated finishing country and downy hill, running terminal sired ewes, & finishing beef and sheep stock.

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TRACTOR DRIVER - still AVAILABLE

 

This role will provide an opportunity to join a large progressive farming enterprise and be involved with a range of ground development, pasture renewal, winter feed and on-farm development activities.

 

This position is ideally suited to an individual who has:

- Tractor & heavy machinery experience

- Good communication skills

- A good work ethic and problem solving attitude

- An ability to show initiative, to work independently and to accept responsibility

- Experience with GPS and in particular Green Star

- An understanding of feed requirements of stock

- Some stock experience

 

Duties will include feeding out, spreading, rolling, mowing, cultivating, seeding and other farm duties.

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GENERAL FARM HAND - position filled

 

This position is a chance be part of an advancing farm system.  For the right applicant, there will be an opportunity to develop their role and grow their responsibility.

 

The successful candidate will have:

-A passion for farming, animals & finishing systems

-1-2 working dogs under good command

-A keen interest in managing pasture

-Strong stockmanship

-Good record keeping, time and self-management

-Previous tractor driving experience

 

Candidates must:

-Be dependable and trustworthy, with good communication

-Be a problem solver

-Have the ability to identify & report basic animal health

-Safely and competently operate machinery such as tractors, side by side, 2-wheel motorbikes, utes.

 

Duties will include sheep & cattle work, break feeding, stock movement, pasture measurement, fence & water maintenance, tractor driving, and general farm maintenance.

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Situated in Cheviot, 1hr & 20 mins north of Christchurch, this property offers large scale farming with hunting, fishing, surfing and skiing close by.

Pay based off experience.  

Applicants for this position must BE NZ RESIDENTS and have a valid NZ work visa.

Please provide a CV with covering letter and 2 references to

darren@glenturret.nz

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