Work Opportunities

Want to join the buzz at Brownrigg Agriculture?

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  JANUARY – END 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 Agricultural Machinery Operator positions available for the upcoming Squash Harvest season, starting in January and running through to endApril 2018. The opportunity for a permanent position is available to the right candidate. We offer: Innovative precision farming techniques A wide range of the latest John Deere tractors and agricultural equipment 6-day week roster Modern facilities A competitive hourly rate based on experience and skills 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 driver’s licence with a good previous 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 using the form below IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicants must have either NZ Residency or hold a Valid Work Visa for NZ.

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LEAD FENCER GENERAL – FIXED TERM

FIXED TERM CONTRACT Immediate Start  – April 2018 LEAD FENCER OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE Be part of our progressive farming business, working within our Land team, in Hawkes Bay. We need a very keen, hardworking LEAD FENCER GENERAL to assist with our overflow of water and fencing maintenance. We offer: 6-Months’ work through to April 2018 Modern facilities Competitive hourly rate based on experience and skills 5-day working week, but flexibility required for occasional weekend or urgent requirements Fencing ute and tools can be supplied, or BYO (allowance will then be applied) Good work plans with mapbooks; a lot of scope and a lot to do!  To be successful, you must bring: Experience operating 4-wheel drive tractors with king hitter post driver, batten gun and post hole borer Productivity, motivation and ability to think for yourself, with good communication skills A positive and passionate approach, with pride and respect for the workplace and our land blocks Willingness to follow and implement Health & Safety protocols A current Full car licence with a good driving history We can offer benefits beyond working for a contractor, but our level-headed Land Manager has been a contractor too, so will be on the same plain of thinking! Interested?  Apply with cover letter and CV using the form below   Note: Applicants for this position must have NZ Residency or hold a valid NZ Work Permit

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TRUCK DRIVERS (Class 5) – SEASONAL

SEASONAL ROLES : EARLY JANUARY TO END APRIL 2018 TRUCK DRIVERS with Class 5 Licence Our Packhouse is a fast-paced, interesting environment located approx 30km south of Hastings, Hawkes Bay. CAN YOU TICK THIS CHECKLIST: Flexible around days and hours worked Reliable, motivated and industrious Physically fit Have reliable transport to get to our location Off Road experience would be an advantage THEN COME AND JOIN OUR FRIENDLY AND WELCOMING TEAM FOR THE SUMMER For further enquiries please contact Paula McSporran on 0276 016 634 Or you can apply by filling out the form below. PLEASE NOTE applications will only be considered if you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand.  You must be a NZ citizen, a permanent resident or holder of a current New Zealand Work Permit to apply.      

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HARVEST QC & GRADERS

HARVEST POSITIONS – SEASONAL QUALITY CONTROLLER AND GRADERS WANTED Work outdoors with our squash harvest teams SEASONAL WORK TO APRIL 2018 Start date indication 15 January 2018, however may be earlier as we are season dependent Grader role: Grading squash to standard on the harvester Work in a team environment Maintain health and safety standards Good communication skills A positive attitude Quality Control role: Working with the graders to maintain the quality standards for the squash being harvested. A great attitude is essential to support the team and maintain health and safety standards. Other attributes that we consider valuable are: You have a high attention to detail You can work under pressure and keep a great attitude You have great communication skills and can work well with others including those where English is a second language You are motivated to do a good job and support the team so they can do their best job too Working on a roster (weather dependent)   We want to hear from you if you believe you have the above skills, experience or ability to get the squash harvested in a timely fashion. Please fill out the form below with CV and cover letter. Note: Applicants for this position must have NZ Residency or hold a valid NZ Work Permit

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Packhouse Positions – Seasonal

Seasonal Opportunity from September to April. Field-based role providing support to our Agronomy Team, and involving QC duties through the Squash Harvest during January to April

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