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Farm park superstar

Kiwi Valley Farm Park has an exciting new role available!

We are seeking a mature, well-rounded, animal and people loving individual, who can commit to managing our farm park.

Your job will include, (but not limited to):

*Set up of the farm (cleaning out animal pens, leaf blowing, ensuring everything is 110% presentable for the public etc)
*Handling a variety of small and large breed farm animals
*Dealing with customers, public, small and large group bookings. Providing 110% customer service at ALL times from the moment they walk in the door until they leave
*Educating children and adults on NZ Farming aspects and all our furry friends (would be a massive plus if you are a farm girl/boy with previous experience, or grown up in this environment)
*Operating the tractor and trailer (taking tractor rides)
*Running events such as- Birthday parties, Corporate groups, International groups etc.
*Helping to organise our volunteers on the farm delegating them daily jobs
*Farm maintenance
*Animal health and maintenance

You MUST have a FULL DRIVER LICENCE before applying.

THE RIGHT PERSON IS….

  • Friendly, bubbly, outgoing, confident and loud!
  • Has a serious can-do and positive attitude
  • LOVES customer service and is an absolute legend with all types of people!
  • Has experience with animals, preferably farming, but this can all be taught to the right person….your personality and work ethic is the priority !
  • Be physically fit, strong and healthy
  • Have epic work ethic and can fit well into a team, as well as work autonomously
  • Presents themselves well
  • Is able to present areas of our farm to an epically clean, tidy and safe manner at all times
  • Has great attention to detail
  • Available to work WEDNESDAY TO SUNDAY every week.

Hours of this position are 8.00am-4.30pm approx. These hours are non-negotiable. Earlier start Wednesday morning.

Full training will be provided.

If this role sounds like you and you would like to be part of our awesome team, please send a cover letter and your CV through to Crystal, today!

crystal.dun@hotmail.co.nz

Casual farm hand

Kiwi Valley Farm Park is on the lookout for a couple of outgoing, animal loving guys or gals for a customer service based role that involves running kid’s birthday parties, leading school trips, educating children (and adults) about farm animals, plus so much more!

This role is part-time/casual meaning you would need to be ok with a last minute phone call for a shift- but we will of course give you as much notice as possible.

Hours will either be: (roughly)

  • 9.00am to 4.00pm
  • 9.00am to 12.00pm
  • 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Depending on what events we have on for the day.

Would best suit someone studying or just wanting to pick up some extra work here and there.

*Full training will be provided as long as you are eager to learn and have a “can-do” attitude.

A background in farming and animal knowledge is preferred but not essential.

Really relaxed easy going team, always down for a laugh!

Requirements:

  • Full drivers licence
  • Speak fluent English
  • Confident to speak to large crowds
  • Comfortable around all cultures and ethnicities

If you think you’ve got what is takes to be part of the Kiwi Valley team please send your CV and a cover letter today!

crystal.dun@hotmail.co.nz