Work Opportunities

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Brownrigg Agriculture is a farming company built on a foundation of marketing and innovation in our areas of livestock and cropping operations. With this strong base in rural business, we can offer you a career without boundaries.

Currently Available

Available employment opportunities are advertised here.  If there are no current roles for your skillset but you wish to express an interest in future work at Brownrigg Agriculture, please complete our online application form.

TRACTOR DRIVERS & AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY OPERATORS – SEASONAL

SEASONAL WORK  SEPTEMBER 2017 – MID APRIL 2018 Join our large progressive farming business, working within a professional team in Hawkes Bay. Located at our Agribase, 20 minutes south of Hastings, we have challenging and rewarding SEASONAL positions available for the upcoming cropping season. The opportunity for a permanent position is available to the right candidate. We offer: Innovative precision farming techniques A wide range of John Deere tractors and agricultural equipment 6-day week roster Modern facilities A competitive hourly rate based on experience and skills Possibility of shared accommodation To be successful, you must bring: Experience operating similar agricultural equipment A solid work ethic and good communication skills Flexibility and commitment to work extended hours as necessary A current Full car licence with a good driving history If you’re a motivated, conscientious self-starter with a positive “can do” attitude, then we want to hear from you!  APPLY NOW IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants must have either NZ Residency or hold a Valid Work Visa for NZ.

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AGRICULTURAL SPRAYER OPERATOR – PERMANENT

PERMANENT POSITION Join our large progressive farming business, working within a professional team in Hawkes Bay. Located at our Agribase, 20 minutes south of Hastings, we have a challenging and rewarding PERMANENT Agricultural Sprayer Operator position available.  This will ideally suit an experienced tractor driver looking to take the next step in their career. We offer: State-of-the-art John Deere tractors and Amazone agricultural equipment 6-day week roster during the busy period Modern facilities A competitive remuneration package with employee benefits To be successful, you will have: 3+ years’ experience operating similar agricultural equipment The ability to work safely and efficiently in a fast-paced workplace A high work ethic, able to work unsupervised throughout the day and perform tasks as instructed to a high level Previous spraying experience and chemical knowledge is advantageous but not essential as full training will be given Full Class 1 licence with, ideally, a Class 4 and a clean driving history If you’re a motivated, conscientious self-starter with a positive “can do” attitude, then we want to hear from you!  APPLY NOW IMPORTANT: applicants for this position must hold NZ Residency.

Closes 23 July 2017

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Agricultural Earthworks

  Join our large progressive farming business, 20 minutes south of Hastings. We are looking for a multi-skilled operator with: A minimum of 3 years’ experience operating an excavator, dozer or similar Class 5 licence with clean driver history Flexibility, who enjoys variety in their work A passion for the industry We offer:  Competitive remuneration recognising skills and experience Modern facilities Well maintained vehicles and equipment A great team environment If you have excellent communication skills, reliability and a great attitude, then we want to hear from you! For further information on the role, contact Karen 06 874 8025 TO APPLY, please fill out the form below. All applicants for this position must have NZ Residency.

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Shepherds – Permanent & Fixed Term

We are looking for dedicated and motivated Shepherds to join our team in the Hawkes Bay.  Positions Available: ·       Shepherd – Permanent ·       Shepherd – Fixed Term (August to November) As a Shepherd, you will work within a small team, under the guidance of Managers who are keen to see staff expand their skills and achieve their goals. There is also scope for the right person to work across both the livestock and cropping enterprises. Livestock policies consist of winter trade lamb, bull beef and wagyu cattle supplying grass-fed markets and feedlot finishing programmes. A range of paddock sizes provide good mustering opportunities as well as the chance for further development in intensive finishing systems, pasture management and modern farming practices. Farm Locations: ·       Poukawa Valley – about 20 min south of Hastings or 10 min north of Otane ·       Fernhill – about 15 min from either Hastings or Taradale The farms are close to town allowing staff to enjoy the best of both worlds and providing the added benefit of giving family and partners choice in regards to schooling and work. The successful applicant will bring: ·       A sound level of stockmanship ·       2 to 4 capable working dogs ·       Self-motivation to work independently ·       Good communication skills ·       Ability to follow and implement health and safety protocols ·       Willingness to learn new technologies ·       Excellent work ethic and reliability ·       Pride and respect for their workplace A competitive remuneration package with employee benefits will apply based on experience and skill …

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