Agricultural/Horticultural Spray Operator

  • Company:
    Serv-Ag Ltd - Balle Bros Growers Ltd
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Balle Bros is a family owned operation that is three generations and still growing. We work hard to be the best we can, we give it all and take pride in what we do. We keep it simple, and our family values contribute to our belief that great work comes from great teams.We are currently looking to hire a full time tractor/spray operator (Cabbed tractors) in the Franklin district. Working within a large horticultural business, you will be working on various blocks across the district applying timely spray applications to ensure the highest quality produce is being grown. You will be working independently, while still being actively apart of a wider field operations team that ranges in activities from ground cultivation to harvesting. This job will require work 6 days a week in seasonal peaks with corresponding reduced hours in the seasonal lows.You will be a team player that enjoys working in a close-knit environment. You will be motivated and able to work independently, and share the same respect we do for creating a safe work environment. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:Previous tractor experience (2+ years ideally)Experience operating a wide range of agricultural/horticultural machineryAbility to work individually with guidance and instruction from the regional Production ManagerAbility to work with others in a teamExcellent communicator and be able to complete daily recordsPositive attitude and commitment to workAble to work weekends with flexibilityWe will give you a flexible, friendly environment to work in, and l encourage you to always be learning and building on your skills as your work .The successful applicant will be available to start as soon as possible and should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.Application Deadline: 26/09/2020Job Types: Full-time, PermanentSalary: $60,000.00 – $70,000.00 per yearExperience:Tractor operator: 1 year (Preferred)Licence:Class 1 (Required)Language:English (Required)Work Eligibility:Permitted to work permanently with no restriction on hours (e.g. citizen, permanent resident) (Required)Work Remotely:No