Farm Assistant - Elya Holdings

Job ID:

Fortuna Group seeks expressions of interest from the ideal person who is looking for the next challenge in their career.

The Position

Farm Assistant


The Key, Te Anau

Position Start

ASAP (negotiable)

Work Type

Permanent Agreement

The Farm

The Farm: Elya Holdings is a Specialist Grazing Unit situated at The Key in the Te Anau Basin comprising of 723 ha. The property has excellent infrastructure and facilities and is farmed in two blocks – Matua (chief) and Atanga (stunning).Atanga is home to an award winning and QE11 Trust protected native riparian and wetlands area.

The Role

The Role: This is an entry-level opportunity, so maybe you’ve just finished your studies and are looking for your first role in farming or you’ve spent a season elsewhere. No experience is necessary; however, the right attitude is vital. You will get involved in a bit of everything; pasture management, stock work, animal health, general farm maintenance and farm machinery. A huge emphasis is placed on sustainable farming practices and keeping the farm in a very tidy and enjoyable working environment.

Remuneration is set accordingly to attract the talent the role requires.

Company Entrance Criteria

All employees must have verifiable references of past employment history, showing their reliable and trustworthy nature, and evidence that they have a proactive attitude towards health and safety and animal welfare. Pre-employment drug tests and a criminal background check are required, as is at least a full driver’s license, and or an international driver’s license which allows you to drive with no conditions on NZ roads. A valid NZ work visa, or ability to attain one must be provided.