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 be in New Zealand and have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Closes on 31 September 2020