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Pea Harvester & Truck Drivers

Branch: Ashburton

Category: Vegetables

Type: Full-time

Closing Date: Oct 30, 2020

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We're looking for motivated Pea Harvester and Truck Drivers that are at home behind the wheel, to join our harvest team for the 2020/2021 Pea Season.

These positions are based at our Fairton Plant, located 10 minutes drive from Ashburton and majority of your time will be spent at the farms of our local growers throughout Mid Canterbury.

Pea Harvester Drivers

Reporting to the Field Operations Manager and working alongside our field team you will primarily be responsible for the harvesting of our fresh from the field peas.

The Successful Candidate will have:

  • A minimum of a class 2 and heavy wheels endorsement on your licence (we can assist successful candidates with obtaining their wheels endorsement)
  • Experience would be an advantage although not essential.
  • A can-do attitude and be a great team player
  • Attention to detail and take pride in completing tasks to a high standard
  • A focus on Health and Safety
  • In return we can offer:
  • Modern Harvest Equipment
  • A challenging but rewarding work environment
  • Competitive remuneration rates depending on experience
  • 12 hour shifts on a 6 on 1 off roster
  • Fixed day or night shifts


Truck Drivers

Reporting to the Field Operations Manager and working alongside our field team you will primarily be responsible for the transporting of our fresh from the field locally grown peas to our Factory.

The Successful Candidate will have:

  • A minimum of a class 2 or 4 licence
  • Experience would be an advantage although not essential.
  • A can-do attitude and be a great team player
  • Attention to detail and take pride in completing tasks to a high standard
  • A focus on Health and Safety

In return we can offer:

  • Company owned late model pea trucks
  • A challenging but rewarding work environment
  • Competitive remuneration rates depending on experience
  • 12 hours shifts on a 4 on 2 off roster
  • Fixed day or night shifts

Talley's operate a drug free environment. All candidates will be required to under-go pre-employment and random drug screening. Applicants will need to be legally entitled to work permanently in New Zealand

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