Tractor Driver / Fencer General

  • Rural Directions
  • Masterton, New Zealand
  • Apr 14, 2022
Full time Drystock

Job Description


Beetham Pastural is a family-owned farming business, operating two farms in the Wainuioru farming district, just 20 minutes east of Masterton. Farming a combined 1225 ha effective Sheep & Beef operation, each farm has its own environmental plan and is independently accounted for financially and in terms of production.  

The farms are committed to building their farming legacy; they have created a strong culture of growth, belonging and development within their farming operation. 

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Due to the retirement of a valued team member, Beetham Pastural are now seeking a Tractor Driver/Fencer General. This role offers a variety of work, from machinery operating through to general day to day farming tasks. Working closely with the Operations Manager you will manage your own day to day plans and work through tasks as required.  

The key areas of work will be in the agricultural side of the farming operation, preparing land and completing the cropping requirements for the farming business.  There will also be some fencing, both R&M and new, as well as water reticulation and other general farming work. 

During busy times of the year, you may have the opportunity to jump in and help out with stock work, such as docking and weaning. 


Along with the relevant experience and a passion for the industry, the successful applicant will show excellent communication skills and come with: 

  • Fencing skills – R & M and new fencing. 
  • Mechanical experience – both operating and maintenance. 
  • Water reticulation knowledge and experience. 
  • The ability to work autonomously with good time management. 
  • Chemical handling experience and knowledge with spraying. 
  • Stock experience would be beneficial. 


The role of Tractor Driver / Fencer General comes with an attractive remuneration package including a centrally located 3-bedroom Lockwood home. A strong and active rural community surrounds the farm, with the rural primary school and a local playgroup less than 5 minutes away. There is an easy commute to town, only 35 minutes from the coast and ample hunting available. 


For further information on this role please visit (if the link doesn’t work please copy it into your web browser) or give the Rural Directions team a call on 06 871 0450 for a confidential chat (Ref# 881968). 

Applications close Sunday 1st May 2022 

Depending on current border restrictions, we may only be able to consider candidates currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility, or NZ citizens/residents returning home.