We’re a growing horticultural operation based in Hastings, with year-round production. We are seeking an experienced tractor driver to join our team to assist with our vegetable program.
To be successful in this role you’ll have at least 2 years proven experience operating a tractor with formal evidence of tractor training. You will enjoy working in both a team environment and independently, and have good people skills. The work we do is often varied, so you’ll be open to working in other areas of the farm operation using your practical, hands-on approach.
A typical day may involve operating a tractor to prepare, plant, harvest and maintain vegetable crops, and ensure that the machinery is maintained. You’ll also be communicating with the packhouse to ensure that their daily orders are fulfilled.
- Flexibility to work the hours to complete jobs by the required timeframes (including weekends)
- Must hold a full driver’s license
- WTR endorsement (an advantage)
- Punctual & reliable
- Proactive about health and safety
A good work ethic and positive attitude will see you progress in our growing company. We can offer you a fixed-term role with a possibility of on-going work, stable full-time hours and a competitive hourly rate depending on your level of experience.
Please note that a pre-employment drug test and criminal conviction check is part of the recruitment process.
Applications close Wednesday 3 February 2021
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa