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Tractor Driver

Experienced Tractor driver wanted near Rakaia. Earn $25 - $28 per hour. Temp to Perm opportunity for locals. Minimum 6 months of work for WHV holders.

About the Role

You'll work on an arable farm a short drive out of Rakaia that primarily produces seed crops. Our client's farm, equipment, and yards are exceptionally well-maintained, clean and tidy. Their other staff are a down-to-earth, hard-working bunch proud to be working with one of Canterbury's top producers.

Your main responsibility will be to operate a tractor, cart trailers, and load and unload bins. Other general farm work will be undertaken depending on your skills and experience.

  • Operate a tractor
  • Load and unload crops/seeds
  • Clean and maintain implements
  • Perform general farm tasks


About You

You are an experienced tractor driver who can competently reverse with a trailer attached. You have a can-do attitude and know how to tidy up after yourself. If you have experience with harvesting and/or seeds, this will be highly beneficial.

If you are a New Zealander, this is the perfect temporary to permanent opportunity as, ideally, this is a long-term role.

Our client will also consider a Working Holiday Visa holder who can commit to a minimum of 6 months. Couples are also welcome to apply as other work grading or harvesting crops is available. 


What's On Offer

  • Temp to perm opportunity for a local
  • WHV holders are considered if available for a minimum of 6 months
  • Opportunity for a couple as other farm work is available
  • Earn $25 – $28 per hour
  • 8% holiday pay accrued on top of hourly wage


How to Apply

If you're interested in this role and have the experience required, please submit your CV/resume and contactable work references. 

Please note: only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Details

New Zealand
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