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.

AN OUTSTANDING FORKLIFT OPERATOR

Have you got what it takes to keep our high quality produce moving in the right direction? Here at Brownrigg Agriculture we are looking for a talented and reliable forklift operator to be part of our packhouse team. We operate both a squash and an onion packhouse in the Poukawa valley, 25km south of Hastings. You may already be an experienced hand behind the wheel and are ready to get straight to business. Or you might have learnt the ropes and be looking to build your skills – we can help you on your journey by getting your forklift OSH certification sorted. Our ideal person will have: • A self-starting attitude • Good driving skills • The ability to judge distances, weights and volumes • Good communication skills • Reliable transport This is a full-time, seasonal position that will run through to April. The packhouse hours of operation can be dependent on supply from the field – flexibility is required for both days and hours of work and will include weekend work. For further information, contact Erin Hutchinson on 0800 BROWNRIGG or to apply please email jobs@brownrigg.co.nz. Please note, you must be a New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident or a holder of a current New Zealand work permit to apply.

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PACKHOUSE FORKLIFT OPERATORS AND GRADERS

Brownrigg Agriculture is a leading privately-owned Agribusiness based in the Poukawa Valley.  We operate Squash and Onion Packhouses and our season starts in January running through to April for squash and June for onions.  We warmly welcome applications to join our friendly hard-working team. We are currently seeking; Forklift Operators Graders Full training is provided including OSH certification for our forklift operators. You will need to have reliable transport and be able to work weekends.   For further information, contact us at 0800 BROWNRIGG (06 8709440) or jobs@brownrigg.co.nz Please note, you must be a New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident or a holder of a current New Zealand work permit to apply.

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TRUCK DRIVER – CLASS 5

Have you got what it takes to keep our top quality produce moving? We are in the middle of our harvest season, and need an experienced Truck Driver to join our team. To the right person, we offer remuneration that recognises your skills and experience and a well-maintained fleet to keep you moving. The work is short-haul, picking up produce in the field and delivering to our post-harvest facilities. Brownrigg Agriculture is a large, progressive farming business with operations across livestock and cropping, based 20 minutes south of Hastings, Hawkes Bay. The role on offer is seasonal, finishing in June – but for someone with experience as a livestock driver, there could be ongoing employment over the winter. To be successful you will: • Hold a clean Full NZ Class 5 license • Be physically fit • Be flexible: able to work extended hours during busy days • Enjoy the team environment but can work autonomously • Have excellent communication skills, reliability and a great attitude For further information, contact Erin Hutchinson on 0800 BROWNRIGG (06 878 7189) or jobs@brownrigg.co.nz. See more about our business at www.brownrigg.co.nz. Applications will be reviewed as they are received so don’t waste any time getting yours in. PLEASE NOTE applications will only be considered if you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand.  You must be a NZ citizen or hold a current Residency Visa.    

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