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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.

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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.

TRUCK DRIVERS WITH LIVESTOCK EXPERIENCE

Brownrigg Agriculture is a large, progressive farming business with operations across livestock and cropping, based 20 minutes south of Hastings, Hawke’s Bay.  We have two permanent roles for confident truck drivers who are also comfortable around livestock to fill our team.   Role No 1: Experienced Livestock Truck Driver with a full Class 5 licence. Based in our Trucking team, the work is primarily short-haul and varied, covering: Livestock; Cropping – field to post-harvest facilities; General cartage – fertiliser, wool. To be successful, you will: Hold a clean Full NZ Class 5 licence; Have stock handling experience; Be physically fit; Be flexible (able to work extended hours during busy seasons); Enjoy a team environment but able to work on your own; Have excellent communication skills, be reliable, with a positive attitude.   Role No. 2: Experienced machinery operator comfortable working with cattle, with a full Class 4 licence. Based in our Feedlot team, as a Feedlot Operator your time will be split between truck driving (short haul), tractor operation (feeding out), general farm maintenance, and cattle handling. To be successful, you will: Hold a clean Full NZ Class 4 licence; Be comfortable around cattle and care about their welfare; Be physically fit; Have basic farm maintenance skills. In return, we offer: Remuneration that recognises skills and experience; Variety of work; A great supportive team environment ; Modern facilities; A well-maintained fleet. For further information please contact our Recruitment Manager Erin Hutchinson on 0800 BROWNRIGG (0800 276744). Applicants for this position must already …

Closes 31 September 2020

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Flexible hours, fixed-term farm hand at Wagyu stud

Calving time at our Wagyu stud – extra pair of hands required!

Closes 10 September 2020

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AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY OPERATORS – EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Our John Deere tractors have been unleashed as we get start to get our crops in the ground. Our second round of recruitment will kick off soon so get in touch to register your interest. Brownrigg Agriculture is a large, progressive farming business with operations across livestock and cropping, based 20 minutes south of Hastings, Hawkes Bay. We are looking for some seasonal superstars to bolster our team to help us get our squash, onions, and maize in and out of the fertile Hawkes Bay soils. These seasonal fixed-term positions start in early September and run through until the end of April 2021. For the right person, this could develop into a permanent role. The right people will have: At least two years tractor operating experience, preferably in cropping but other types also welcome. A current full Class 1 driver’s licence with a good driving history. A solid work ethic with a practical approach to problem solving. A willingness to embrace technology and precision agriculture. What we can offer you: Further training to meet your goals (e.g. licence classes/endorsements, Growsafe qualification). Top notch furnished, shared accommodation. Modern John Deere tractors and precision farming equipment. Guaranteed hours. Six-day week roster. Competitive hourly rate. For further information please phone our Recruitment Manager Erin Hutchinson on 0800 BROWNRIGG (276 967). Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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DO YOU HAVE A CLASS 4 LICENCE & KNOW YOUR WAY AROUND CATTLE?

Brownrigg Agriculture is the pioneer of Wagyu beef breeding in NZ and we are looking for someone with the same practical, problem-solving mindset to help us perfect our finishing feedlot. Nestled in the hills of the Poukawa Valley, 20 minutes south of Hastings, our Wagyu cattle are being carefully managed to supply marbled meat so tender that it commands some of the highest premiums in the world. About you: • You will enjoy operating machinery like tractors and feed wagons. • You will have a Class 4 licence – or a Class 2 and be willing to work towards gaining Class 4 with our support. • You will be comfortable around cattle and care about their welfare. • You are positive, enjoy being part of a team but are happy to spend most of the day working independently. • You will enjoy mixing physical work with machinery operation. • You have a continual improvement mindset, always looking to be more efficient. • You will take your safety and the safety of those around you seriously. • You take pride in your place of work. What we can offer you: • Full training in feedlot operation. • For the right candidate, the opportunity to achieve your Class 4 licence. • Rostered time-off based around a 45-hour work week. • Top-notch shared accommodation (if required). • Modern equipment. For further information please phone our Recruitment Manager Erin Hutchinson on 0800 BROWNRIGG (276 967). Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid …

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