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24 June 2024

Future Farms precision ag Operator

Job Outline

LeaderBrand Gisborne is a leading agricultural company committed to innovation and sustainable farming practices. We specialise in growing fresh produce and pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products to our customers.

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About The Role

We are seeking a skilled and passionate Precision Ag Operator to join our team. As a Precision Ag Operator, you will play a crucial role in optimising crop production through advanced technology and data-driven practices.

  • Field Operations: Operate precision agriculture equipment, including GPS-guided tractors, drones, and sensors.
  • Data Collection: Gather and analyse data related to soil health, crop yield, and environmental conditions.
  • Variable Rate Application: Implement precise fertiliser, pesticide, and irrigation applications based on data insights.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Ensure proper functioning of machinery and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with agronomists, farm managers, and other team members.

Benefits: 

  • Earn between $30 – $40 and hour (based on experience)
  • Opportunities for professional development in the ever-evolving field of Agri Tech
  • Learn from our wider team of growers who are among the best in the industry 
  • Paid weekday birthday leave after one year of service
  • Long service recognition
  • Access to staff salads and fresh produce. 
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About You

Skills:

  • Tractor Driving Experience: Prior experience operating tractors is essential.
  • Willingness to Learn: While precision agriculture skills can be taught, we seek candidates who are eager to learn and adapt to new technologies and practices.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in using GPS systems, data management software, and farm equipment.
  • Problem-Solving: Ability to analyse data, identify trends, and make informed decisions.
  • Communication: Effective communication skills for collaborating with team members.
  • Attention to Detail: Precision ag requires meticulous attention to detail and adherence to best practices.

Additional Qualities:

  • Proactive: We value individuals who take initiative and actively contribute to process improvements.
  • Independent Thinkers: Candidates who can think critically and make informed decisions independently are highly desirable.
  • Process-Oriented: Enjoy working within clear processes and guidelines.
  • Process Improvement: Willingness to assist in refining existing processes for greater efficiency.

If you’re ready for an exciting career in greenhouse production, apply now! 

Successful applicants are required to undergo pre-employment drug testing, be a New Zealand citizen, or hold a valid work visa. 

Apply now and take the first step towards a rewarding career in the future of farming!