Our client operates a sheep farm in the South Canterbury region, around 25 minutes from Timaru. They need a Handyperson / Farm Labourer to join their team and take responsibility for a range of tasks to contribute to the maintenance of the farm's equipment and buildings.


Key duties will include:

  • Maintaining and repairing mechanical equipment and farm machinery such as conveyors, engines
  • Handyperson tasks including building repair and maintenance
  • Operating tractors and other machinery as required
  • Welding to repair machines as required
  • Actively contribute to improving systems and processes


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A willingness to pitch in and work as part of a small team
  • A full driver's licence and own transport to get to work
  • Good physical fitness/work fitness
  • Proven mechanical and maintenance skills in a previous job
  • The flexibility to do a range of tasks to ensure positive outcomes for the farm
  • A reliable work track record and the ability to provide work-related referees


As part of our screening process, all shortlisted candidates will be required to:

  • Consent to and pass pre-employment drug screening
  • Consent to a Ministry of Justice criminal history check
  • Provide an ACC report (link will be provided to submit the request)

This is a great opportunity to join a successful family-owned business supplying their top quality products to an international market.


If you are the person we are looking for, please apply today or call Stafford for more information on 03 688 4805.

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand. Those not meeting this criteria can not be considered.


Early applications are encouraged - we'd like to fill this job asap.

Handyperson / Farm Labourer
New Zealand
Timaru ~ Canterbury
Job Group:
Trades & Manufacturing
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