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We have an opportunity for an experienced tractor driver looking for a varied role with general farm work on a self contained dairy and beef farm near Clinton.  We farm 850ha and peak milk 1,100 cows.  All dairy replacement stock and Wagyu cattle are raised on farm and we grow cereal crops to supplement our dairy cows.

In this role you will work closely with the farm owner exposing you to modern farming techniques, specialist forage crops and pastures to support the dairy and dry stock farms.

The key to your success in this role will be your ability to be a self-starter who is highly motivated, well-planned and a strong communicator - experience across a wide range of machines is essential.  

Key tasks will be:

  • Preparation and establishment of summer and winter brassica crops, permanent pastures and cereal crops
  • Supplementary feeding of dairy cows in a barn with mixer wagon
  • Break feeding of calves over winter
  • Mowing, baling and harvesting of supplements
  • There is a wide variety of other general farm tasks

If you have a desire to be a major part of an innovative farming business with modern low hour tractors and excellent facilities, please contact Will on 027 424 4916 or email for more information and a job description.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and be prepared to undergo pre-employment drug testing.

Accommodation - three bedroom house in our local village 5km away.

Hourly & Remuneration

  • Avg Hrs / Wk - 45
  • Rostered Time off - by negotiation
  • Remuneration - by negotiation

Farm Information

  • Farm Name - Clarke Agri Limited
  • Farm Size (Ha) - 850
  • Peak Cows - 1100
  • On-Farm Staff - 8
  • Classifications: Agricultural, Forestry & Fishing
  • Company: Clarke Agri Limited
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Clinton
  • Region: Clinton
  • Country: New Zealand