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Category: Tractor / Truck / Machinery Operator
Location: King Country

Tuatahi Farming Partnership

Tractor Driver - NEW!

Tractor Driver

Due to our current tractor driver moving on to a new venture we require a
tractor driver to join the Tuatahi team based on the Moerangi/Oraukura block.
The farm is located half way between Turangi and Taumarunui off State
Highway 41 and is one of 3 farms currently under Tuatahi management.

We are looking for an experienced tractor driver with the following key
skills and experience:
• Basic mechanical and engineering skills and above average ability to operate
machinery and minimise breakages and down time
• Able to plan, organise and carry out pasture and crop establishment in an
efficient and timely manner
• Self motivated, tidy and take pride in your work and a job well done.
• Good communication skills to liaise with block managers and service
providers
• Ability to report accurately and in a timely manner and to utilise technology in
reporting
• A sound level of technical knowledge around pasture and crop establishment
and maintenance requirements

Duties will include:
• Pasture and crop establishment including spraying, cultivation and sowing
• Liaising with block managers around timing and service providers for seed,
fertiliser etc
• Weed control
• Topping
• Feeding out silage
• General farm maintenance

The position offers:
• A good 3 bedroom house – primary school bus at end of drive
• A safe working environment with modern machinery and facilities
• A competitive remuneration package
• Future possibility to advance to an Agronomy Manager position within the
business

For enquiries or applications please contact our HR Manager –
Rob Holland 027 565 6661 or email projects@tuatahi.co.nz.
Applications to include cover letter, CV and at least two work referees.

Application close 29th March 2019




Date Posted: 2019-03-12

 

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