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Company Tepirita Enterprises
Location Selwyn, Canterbury
Listed Sun 25 Feb, 8:08 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
We are a specialist cultivation, drilling and planting contracting business operating in Central Canterbury producing, fodder beet, kale, cereals, grass and development work.

We are currently looking for a fulltime tractor driver, for a position that is available for immediate start.

We operate 4, 8345 R and a 9470 R John Deere tractors with auto steer and a range of equipment including 2 Vaderstad 7m Topdowns, 2 John Deere 6m 750A drills, 8m Vaderstad Rapid drill, 10m Swifterdisc, 8m cultivator and roller combination, 8m leveller and roller combination, 8 furrow reversible plough, and two, 12 row fodder beet planters.

Long hours will be required and may include some night shifts during peak workload periods.

The following attributes would be advantageous.

*Experience in cultivation, drilling and precision planting operating large equipment, in a safe and efficient manner.

*A willingness to learn and develop new skills and be motivated to take responsibility for the operation and maintenance of key items of plant.

*Hold a valid driver’s licence.

*Have experience with GPS, Auto Steer, Section control, headland management, boundary lines,

*Applicants need to be eligible to work in New Zealand.

*Have a clean and tidy manner and be keen to lead by example.

Overseas applicants need to be prepared to be here for a minimum of one year
Accommodation can be provided at our yard site.
Meals can be provided during busy times.
We are based in Tepirita 18km from Rakaia and 23km from Darfield.
For further information, please phone 027 922 3843

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