PEOPLE LOOKING FOR WORK
Free service for applicants
Looking for a job - wanting to work?
You can look through the Job List at any time, but to apply for jobs you must register or log in, if previously registered..
Please register as a worker go to Worker Registration
Make sure your contact details are correct
Please complete the Resume/CV form truthfully
Do not just tick the boxes, fill in the information – What can you do on a tractor. What type of parlour have you milked in?
Include information about your self – Do you play any sport, what hobbies do you have.
Check you have filled in the licence box correctly.
Speak to your referee before you fill in their name.
You can upload your own CV and a photo in the area provided, but you must fill in the boxes manually.
A full CV, a referee and honest answers impress employers. Empty boxes will not!
Applying for Jobs
When you have up loaded your CV and clicked – ‘Submit CV’ you be taken to a Welcome Page
3 boxes at the bottom
‘Save Changes’ - ‘Edit CV’ - ‘Apply for jobs’ - Click on this tab
You can only apply for jobs if you are registered and logged in!
Chose the job you wish to apply for. Open up the ‘More Information’ red link on the right.
Below the job description is a space for you to tell the farmer more about yourself. Use it!
Then click ‘Apply’.
It is up to you to apply for jobs. You may apply for as many as you wish. Your CV will be sent directly to the advertiser.
Your CV details will be edited and then be posted for employers to browse. Employers interested in you will make contact via your e-mail address or phone.
Advice to Job Seekers
There is a demand for experienced seasonal and permanent labour on farms around the world.
The Northern season runs from May to November. The shortage is most acute in Britain and mainland Europe from July - October.
Farmers also require other skills:
Turkey pluckers - December.
Lambing Assistants – January to April.
Shearers – May to July.
From November to April Southern Hemisphere Farms are looking for similar help. It is possible to work in Europe and then the Southern Hemisphere.
New Zealand's prospering Dairy Industry has a great demand for experienced Herdspeople. All farm skills are needed; operating complex machinery, livestock duties and manual work.
Competent people who have experience with machinery and show initiative are in great demand. There is always the opportunity to work long hours with paid overtime during very busy periods (harvest, haymaking, drilling and lambing).