Finch Contracting Ltd are always on the lookout for enthusiastic and hardworking people from both NZ and Overseas to join our great Team for the season. Our season typically runs from September through to April. Experience is preferred but not essential, we pride ourselves on growing the skillsets of our Staff and providing a great workplace environment. Permanent contracts are available for fulltime employment as our workflow demands.

If you are from overseas you will require a Working Holiday Visa or a Temporary Work Visa for more information on these visas or applying you can visit the NZ Immigration website. https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas

We go the extra mile for our Staff and will assist you as soon as you land in Auckland making sure you have a ride from the airport to our yard in Te Awamutu. Also assisting in setting up your bank accounts and inland revenue number for tax purposes. Furnished accommodation will be supplied with power and internet for a reasonable amount of rent. You will be supplied with work uniform including  steel cap boots, shirts, singlets and jerseys. If you wish to stay over in New Zealand for the winter or return the next season we will assist you with immigration applications in the future

For more information or to apply please email info@finchcontracting.nz


Current Vacancies

2023-24 Season

We are now taking applications for experienced Agricultural Machinery Operators, Class 2 Hiab Driver and Class 5 Drivers (Truck and Trailer)
The following attributes are required:
•Minimum of 12 months experience in operating agricultural contracting machinery
•Prepared to work extended shifts during the harvesting season
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Practical sense, with initiative and an ability to work unsupervised
•Respects our equipment, our customers and their property
•Reliable, trustworthy and punctual
•Team player with a positive attitude
•Have the correct visa to be eligible to work in NZ
•Applying for the Machinery Operators position, you must have a minimum of a NZ Class 1 full driver's license and a clean driving record.
•Applying for the Class 2 Hiab Driver position, you must have a minimum of a Class 2 full NZ driver license and a clean driving record.
•Applying for the Class 5 (Truck and Trailer) position, you must have a Class 5 NZ full driver's license with a clean driving record, have experience driving a road ranger gear box, are compliant with NZ Logbook rules and available to work flexible hours
If you have these attributes and would like to work for a progressive company with a great team culture, we would like to hear from you.
Please apply via email to info@finchcontracting.nz with your CV and a minimum of two references (submission of your application authorises us to contact your referees prior to an interview)
Alternatively, if you would like more information, please contact Lannah on 027 284 1003
The successful candidate will also be required to undertake a pre-employment drug and alcohol test prior to commencing work.

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