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Category: AgriHQ Casual Positions
Location: Nationwide


Casual sale yard job opportunities - NEW!


Casual sale yard job opportunities

Join the frontline team at AgriHQ with either of these two hands on roles.
Operated by the country’s most innovative multimedia agri-information
hub GlobalHQ, AgriHQ is at the forefront of livestock market information.

These two roles are an integral part of the foundations that make up
AgriHQ’s business and while down at the sale yard, you will be the face of
AgriHQ for many of our customers.

Accuracy and attention to detail is key as information collected at these
points flow through to AgriHQ’s sound and respected reports and make
up part of the commentary on the market pages in GlobalHQ’s flagship
newspaper, Farmers Weekly.

Cattle Data Collector – Temuka sale yards, Timaru
If you have a good knowledge of cattle breeds and ages, and the ability
to ‘condition’ cattle, then keep reading.

You will need to attend the Temuka cattle sale every Monday and every
second Thursday, plus extra days as and when required (for fairs etc).
This role requires you to be able to follow the sale process efficiently and
without distraction, inputting data from each pen of cattle into the tablet
as it is sold.

Some knowledge of operating a tablet is preferred.

Training will be provided.

Start date: As soon as possible.

Weigh crate operator – Feilding sale yards, Feilding
Get in amongst the action with this hands-on role.

Here, you will attend the Feilding store sale each Friday plus extra days as
and when required. Alongside another team member you will efficiently
weigh as many lines of store lambs as possible, recording the data.

Attributes needed:
• A good level of physical fitness
• Excellent stock handling skills
• Be able to work as a team in close quarters with other staff members
• Be able to operate the portable weigh crate
• Be able to work around other persons operating in the Feilding sale
yards in a professional manner and without causing conflict
• Be able to work efficiently and effectively to ensure the job is completed under time pressures

Training will be provided.

For more details please contact referencing which role you are enquiring about.

Both roles will be on a casual basis

Date Posted: 2019-01-11


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