Company Aldersyde Farm
Location Ashburton, Canterbury
Listed Wed 1 Nov, 9:37 am
Type Full time, Permanent
We are seeking an experienced “can-do” farm assistant to work on our 250ha mixed cropping and lamb finishing farm at Barrhill in Mid Canterbury. We are located 30kms from Ashburton and 20km to Rakaia or Methven.

Working alongside the owner the successful applicant will have a positive outlook and show enthusiasm for the job. You need to show initiative and flexibility between daily tasks.

We are looking for the following key attributes;
• Livestock experience, including responsibility for feed management, planning and animal health,
• Excellent teamwork and communication skills,
• Previous experience with heavy farm machinery including cultivation work and irrigators is useful but not essential as full training will be provided,
• Useful but not essential mechanical, electrical or machine repair skills,
• Able to work independently when required,
• A class 1 driving licence is required with higher classes useful but not essential.

A house is available if required within close proximity to the local primary school and college with buses available at the gate.

Good remuneration for the right person.

Applicants maybe interviewed prior to the listing closing date.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.