Sprayer / Machinery Operator

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Job Description

Black Condor Ltd is seeking an experienced Agricultural Spray Operator / Driver to join their company in Ashburton, NZ.
The primary purpose of this position is to operate the Agrifac sprayer throughout the season but also drive different machinery at harvest and planting alongside general farm duties,

Some of your responsibilities include:
• Operate the Agrifac sprayer
• Keep accurate records to a high level
• Computer literate
• Operate machinery over the different seasons. (Cultivation, Planting, Growing, Harvest)
• Operate harvesters (blackcurrant, onion, potato, carrots)
• Be part of a team and work in with everyone involved
• Maintaining modern agricultural fleet.

To be successful in this role you will have experience with modern agricultural Sprayers. Experience in spraying Fruit or Vegetables would be an advantage. You will also have strong farming knowledge and be able to adapt to the changing pressures of the farm. Additionally, having experience with other farm machinery would be an advantage.
The successful candidate will be level-headed and reliable whilst having the ability to adapt to changing circumstances whilst working autonomously. They will also have a strong business mind and understanding of cost management.

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Company information

Lovett Family Farms Ltd is a family run bussiness farming 1200ha's, Onions, Potatoes, Carrots, Beetroot, Blackcurrants, Cereals, Small seeds and more. Located in Ashburton, Mid Canterbury. 5 minutes from Ashburton, 1 hour from Christchurch. Lake Hood is across the river. Mt Hutt ski field is 1 hour to the chair lift.


Sector

Agricultural several

Country

New Zealand

Job Type

Permanent Job


Period

Full time preferably but would look at seasonal applicants. Minimum time from September - May.


Location

Ashburton


Publication date: 30-06-2018
Publication end date: 11-10-2018

 
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