Situations Vacant

Office and Finance Administrator

Date published: April 21, 2018

25 hours per week during term time.

For an information pack, please contact:
The Principal

Applications close 3pm Monday, May 14.

Martin Seed Dressing

Date published: April 21, 2018

A full time permanent position is being offered to assist in our small seed dressing plant at Lyndhurst, 10km from Methven and 27km from Ashburton.

Experience is not essential as full training will be given to the successful applicant.

Operation of machinery and some heavy lifting is involved.

Please contact John
Phone 302 1777 (wk), 027 388 6004 or 302 1839 (a/h)

Nurse/Experienced Carer

Date published: April 18, 2018

Maternity position full-time for 4 months with ongoing part-time work. Caring for person requiring full assistance, and doing some household duties.

Payment through government funding.

Day and night shifts; some on-call required.

Must be based locally, be non-smoker and have full license.

Place email CV to:

or phone 022 125 5802


Date published: April 18, 2018

(Full time position – 37.5 hours per week)

YMCA South & Mid Canterbury are expanding — we’re recruiting for a Youth Development Facilitator to join our Ashburton team.

This is an exciting position that offers you the opportunity to work alongside young people, supporting them to navigate life’s transitions.

In this role you’ll facilitate our existing youth development programmes and activities, provide support to our youth education programmes, and have the opportunity to create and drive our sport and recreation aspirations within the district.

Our ideal applicant will:
• have a passion and talent for working with young people
• have exciting and creative leadership and facilitation skills
• have experience in sport and recreation programme development and delivery
• have the capability to build engaging and positive relationships quickly with young people and all other stakeholders
• have excellent computer skills
• be a strong communicator with the ability to communicate on all levels using a variety of electronic and social media platforms
• be flexible and adaptable to change
• be reliable, honest, caring, responsible, respectful
• enjoy being part of a team

The YMCA is an award-winning community organisation that has been investing in the next generation for over 100 years across the region. We foster a one team culture of integrity, optimism, resiliency and fun.

Feel excited and passionate about this opportunity? Team YMCA wants to hear from you!

Email for a job description. Send your CV and cover letter marked CONFIDENTIAL to the same email, or by snail mail to:
Poppy Cooper-Vear
Manager Community & Youth Development
YMCA South & Mid Canterbury
Tancred Street Mall, Tancred Street
Ashburton 7700

Applications close 5pm Friday, April 27, 2018


Date published: April 18, 2018

A casual fixed term position is available from June 2018 to December 2018.

The applicant must have a minimum of two years agricultural contracting experience, including operating a precision boom fertiliser spreader, Fendt tractors, and Trimble RTK guidance systems.

Applications close Wednesday, May 16.

Please e mail a copy of your CV to Jacob

Jacob Holdaway Contracting Ltd.

Part-time casual cleaner wanted

Date published: April 18, 2018

  • i groomers NZ Limited

Approximately 30-35 hours per week, including weekends and early mornings.

Please call Navin on 027 574 0411
or email

Dairy farm assistant

Date published: April 18, 2018

An exciting opportunity has become available on our dairy farm milking 1000 cows through a 60 bale fully automated rotary shed. Our non irrigated farm has modern facilities, machinery and equipment. The successful candidate will join our vibrant team of 5 full time staff and work on a 6 on 2 off roster. You must have a minimum of 2 years experience on a New Zealand dairy farm. You must have a can do attitude. You must be honest and reliable, work well in a team but also work well alone. We are a drug free and smoke free workplace. Drug testing may be required. A full clean driving licence is required.

We are situated 10 minutes from Methven between Mount Hutt and the Rakaia Gorge.

To apply please send CV to:

Teacher of English

Date published: April 18, 2018

‘Individual Excellence in a Supportive Learning Environment’

  • Teacher of English

This is a Fixed-Term, Part-Time (0.16) position, due to incumbent taking up a maternity leave position.

To commence Week 6 of Term 2, 2018 (5 June).

NCEA experience essential.

Our English faculty is supportive, progressive and well-resourced.

Ashburton College is a participating member of the Hakatere Community of Learning.

Applications close noon, Tuesday 1 May 2018 Information package enquiries and applications please contact
Jodee Ross, Principal’s Secretary
Ashburton College, PO Box 204, Ashburton 7740

Office Administrator

Date published: April 14, 2018

Rotowiper Ltd have a sole charge office administrator position becoming available in early May. We are a small manufacturing company based in Ashburton and selling to the world.

The position entails every aspect of office administration with reception, processing, wages, banking, accounting plus much more. Computer skills is a must with our own in house system.

The person we require will need to have some experience in the above functions and have a general understanding on how an office and business runs. You will be working along-side of the managing director and factory manager.

The position is 35 hours a week – 8.30am to 4pm daily, Monday to Friday.

Please reply with your CV and application letter to:
Dougal Lamont – Managing Director

Rotowiper Ltd
PO Box 333, Ashburton 7740

Foreman and Leading Hand

Date published: April 14, 2018

We have an opportunity for someone to join a new roofing team, we are looking for a foreman and leading hand.

Roofing experience preferred.

The successful applicant would need to be fit and be able to work at heights.

Full drivers licence required.

For enquiries please contact
Ange on 027 571 1017.

Looking for the ideal part-time driving job?

Date published: April 14, 2018

We need school bus drivers!

Driving a school bus is very rewarding and allows you plenty of time to follow other pursuits in between daily trips.

We currently have vacancies within our company for School Bus Drivers in the Ashburton area.

Assistance may be available for suitable applicants to obtain the required licences.

For further information, please direct enquiries to:
The Manager
Pearsons Coachlines Ltd
403 West Street, Ashburton
Phone: (03) 308 2992 or 021 344 647


Date published: April 14, 2018

Our busy company is looking for full time, permanent Truck Drivers. Both Class 4 and Class 5 license positions available.

The successful applicants will hold a current forklift license, enjoy working in a busy team and will possess great work ethic and communication skills.

To apply for this position please
Phone Zac: 021 273 2704
or Email:

Assistant Herd Manager

Date published: April 11, 2018

Required for 303Ha dairy farm. The farm is well set up with a 60 bail rotary shed, milking 1000 cows, we are located at the base of Mt Hutt.

Applicants must have a minimum of one years experience in NZ dairy farming. The role requires you to have a good understanding of cowshed practice, animal health issues, pasture management as well as general day to day farming practices. We require someone that is hardworking, able to communicate clearly, self motivated and work as part of a team. Tractors skills are required. Ag ITO is encouraged.

Must be eligible to work in NZ. Must have a NZ driver’s licence and be able to pass police and drug checks. On farm accommodation available.

Applications close 04/05/2018.

Please send CV to:

Boiler Operator

Date published: April 11, 2018

We are seeking to employ a Boiler Operator for our 14mW Coal Fired Boiler.

Currently holding a Level 2 National Certificate – Boiler Operation, but we would consider a suitable candidate with past boiler operation experience, who is prepared to study towards and attain this qualification.

Your other duties will include daily preventative maintenance tasks for other items of the services plant. Relevant training will be provided.

The position will involve shift work on our rotating 12 hour shift pattern (3 days, 3 nights, 3 days off).

If this position is of interest to you, please email your CV and cover letter to

Dairy Support Farm Manager

Date published: April 7, 2018

(Full time permanent position)

Melrose Dairy Ltd is looking for an energetic and experienced operator to manage its fully irrigated 314ha Support Block in the Carew district, 18km north of Geraldine.

The grazing platform will run a stocking capacity of 750 R1 and 750 R2 dairy heifers alongside the wintering requirements of 3000 MA cows.

The role requires:
• Proven experience in pasture management, animal husbandry, general farm machinery operation and maintenance.
• An ability to work sole charge and as part of a team
• Strong communication and reporting skills

A newly renovated 4 bedroom house is available.

For further information please contact:
Mark & Devon Slee
027 6327 305 (Mark)
027 3248 143 (Devon)
Applications are to be in writing including a covering letter, CV and two referees.
Please email to: 

by April 30, 2018.