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Company Waiau Enterprises Ltd
Location Hurunui, Canterbury
Listed Fri 1 Jun, 10:50 am
Type Full time, Contract/Temp
Waiau Enterprises Ltd is a machinery syndicate based in Waiau, North Canterbury. The business provides a full spraying, cultivation, seeding, baling & silage service for our clients. We service a mix of sheep, beef, dairy & dairy support farms on flat through to steep country.

The business runs four New Holland tractors up to 250 hp, double mowers, a round and large square baler, a JD 750A drill, plus a range of other cultivation & drilling equipment. For the upcoming season we are replacing the spray truck with a new Isuzu which will have 18-metre booms.

We are seeking suitable people for the upcoming season. One position has a start date of late July with the other two positions to start in early September. All positions will run through till late March 2018. One position could become full time.

Duties/responsibilities may include, but not be limited to: all aspects of cultivation through to drilling; mowing, raking, round or square baling, silage & stack work, operating a Claas 850 forager and truck driving. Experience with GPS would be an advantage as all our tractors can be run on GPS. The spray truck is GPS guided with 9 sections on auto shut-off.

The applicant will need to:
-Work within our health and safety guidelines at all times,
-Take pride in their work,
-Be honest & reliable,
-Be able to work unsupervised to a high standard,
-Be respectful of our equipment, clients and their properties,
-Have an ability to undertake routine maintenance,
-A full class 2 licence or equivalent,
-Have 3 seasons experience,
-Be comfortable operating equipment on sloping terrain.

A furnished staff house is available in Waiau, with other accommodation options available.

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

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