Animal Farm Worker NZ

  • Full Time
  • Taraaki
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

Silver Fern Farms

Animal Farm Worker NZ. Silver Fern Farms is looking for a dedicated and eager individual to join their team at the Waitotara site, located in a friendly rural community bordering South Taranaki and Whanganui.

About the Opportunity:

As a Farm Hand, you’ll be part of a supportive and results-oriented team of approximately 230 staff. You’ll work alongside another Farm Hand to handle various farm maintenance tasks, including:

  • Fencing: Keeping farm boundaries secure with electric and conventional fencing.
  • Tractor Operations: Utilizing your tractor experience for various tasks.
  • Weed Control: Maintaining a clean and productive farm environment through weed spraying.
  • Farm Building Maintenance: Ensuring farm buildings are in good working order.
  • Irrigation Support: Playing a key role in assisting with irrigation systems.
  • Groundskeeping: Maintaining the overall appearance of the plant’s grounds.

This role is part of the wider Maintenance and Engineering Team, where you’ll contribute to planning, participate in toolbox meetings, and actively engage in farm operations.

Who We’re Looking For:

Are you a motivated and reliable individual who enjoys learning new things? Do you possess the following skills and experience?

  • Previous Tractor Experience: A solid foundation in operating tractors is essential.
  • Gardening/Lawn Mowing: You take pride in maintaining a well-kept landscape.
  • General Maintenance: You’re handy and enjoy tackling repairs and upkeep tasks.
  • Farm Experience: Prior farm work or agricultural training is a plus.
  • Livestock Handling: Familiarity with handling sheep and other farm animals is beneficial.
  • Fencing Skills: You have experience with both electric and conventional fencing.
  • Water System Management: You can effectively manage troughs, tanks, and other water systems.
  • Computer Literacy: Comfort with using computers is preferred.

Why Join Silver Fern Farms?

We offer a supportive environment that values continuous learning and development. This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking long-term employment with a progressive company in the agricultural sector. Silver Fern Farms is committed to a safe and healthy work environment, and pre-employment drug and health screening is mandatory. You must also be eligible to work in New Zealand.

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