Due to our current tractor driver moving on to a new venture we require a tractor driver to join the Tuatahi team based on the Moerangi/Oraukura block. The farm is located half way between Turangi and Taumarunui off State Highway 41 and is one of 3 farms currently under Tuatahi management.
We are looking for an experienced tractor driver with the following key skills and experience;
• Basic mechanical and engineering skills and above average ability to operate machinery and minimise breakages and down time
• Able to plan, organise and carry out pasture and crop establishment in an efficient and timely manner
• Self motivated, tidy and take pride in your work and a job well done.
• Good communication skills to liaise with block managers and service providers
• Ability to report accurately and in a timely manner and to utilise technology in reporting
• A sound level of technical knowledge around pasture and crop establishment and maintenance requirements
Duties will include;
• Pasture and crop establishment including spraying, cultivation and sowing
• Liaising with block managers around timing and service providers for seed, fertiliser etc
• Weed control
• Feeding out silage
• General farm maintenance
The position offers;
• A good 3 bedroom house – primary school bus at end of drive
• A safe working environment with modern machinery and facilities
• A competitive remuneration package
• Future possibility to advance to an Agronomy Manager position within the business
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
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79 St Georges Bay Rd, Parnell, Auckland 1052