Experienced Machinary operator/ General farm hand

  • Strathmore Agriculture Ltd
  • Jul 07, 2024
Full time Arable

Job Description

Strathmore Agriculture is a family owned and operated 750ha mixed arable, sheep, beef and winter grazing operation based 10minutes from Balfour Northern Southland.

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our small team in a permanent position to assist with the implementation of our arable operations. While this role is mainly focused around machinery operating it is not limited too that, with the inclusion of stock work if desired or necessary. We run a modern and well maintained fleet of John Deere and Claas equipment all with Greenstar GPS.

The person we are looking for should ideally have:
-previous Machinary operating and farming experience 
-a passion for the farming sector & be willing to learn and progress in their farming career 
-be responsible, reliable & a good communicator 
-be able to work alone or as a team 
-be careful, competent & show initiative in Machinary operation and general farming practices 
-be mechanically minded and able to problem solve on the fly.
-carry out all work to a high level of standard 
-assist with day to day farm maintenance & maintain a high level of cleanliness in the work place
-must have a minimum of class one drivers license and a current New Zealand work visa

We pride ourselves on a high input and high output operation but still like to maintain a flexible work environment for everyone in our team. some weekend work will be required at peak times of the season. We get great satisfaction out of being able to assist our team in reaching there goals as well as them assisting us to reach ours.
Accommodation in the form of a comfortable 3 bedroom home is available on farm, with school bus pick up at the gate.
Remuneration package will be based on experience.

Please send applications to: nathan_orr@live.com