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25 November 2021

Digger / Grader Operator

Job Outline

Based in sunny Gisborne you will be working alongside the farming team completing a wide range of land development and farm maintenance work. 

Our continued growth creates exciting opportunities for our staff and also leads to new roles and opportunities for fresh ideas and expertise to join our team. 

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About The Role

This is a broad scope role which covers all aspects of our horticulture operation.  You will need to be able to think quickly on your feet, use your initiative, and make decisions to be able to get things done. This role also involves getting your hands dirty when needed.  Team engagement and participation is essential.

This role is unique because:

  • Located close to town
  • Variety of work, from small simple through to large scale and industry leading
  • Reliable employment as part of being an essential service provider

At LeaderBrand we offer:

  • A full time role
  • Awesome team mates
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Training and support
  • Staff benefits and rewards.

The successful applicant must pass a drug and alcohol test as part of the pre-employment process and be a New Zealand Resident or hold a valid work Visa.

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About You

We are looking for an experienced machine operator that can bring the following key skills;  

  • Grader operation 
  • Digger operation 
  • Other earthworks including track/headland maintenance
  • Willing and able to operate a range of older, new, hired and owned earthworks machinery
  • Hold a current NZ Drivers’ Licence with correct License endorsements
  • Has basic mechanical skills
  • An active problem solver
  • Ability to understand and follow plans
  • Energetic and physically fit
  • Focus on quality outcomes
  • Working with multiple stakeholders
  • Owns a ‘can do’ attitude