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Field Technician

Ravensdown | Posted 6-01-2021

Canterbury (Environment and Agriculture)


We are seeking a full-time Field Technician to join our team at Ravensdown in the Middle South Island region, ideally based between Christchurch and Ashburton. This position involves working closely with our customers in the farming community to collect and prepare soil and crop samples from their farms for testing, make chemical deliveries, and more. This role is a great opportunity for those looking to begin their career with Ravensdown in the new year - we can be flexible with the start date, working towards February 2021.

About the Role

In this role, you will focus on providing exceptional customer service as you be the link between our shareholders and our sales team to carry out follow-ups, complete soil testing, herbage testing, and crop walking. You'll also need the desire and the ability to pick up our computer system and administrative processes. If you like the idea of an enjoyable career with like-minded people, while contributing to the growth of your local community, this is the perfect place to make it happen.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will ideally possess:

  • Empathy, understanding, and technical knowledge of the agricultural sector
  • 6-12 months experience in the industry
  • Reasonable physical fitness
  • Computer literacy in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work unsupervised and work well with others in a team
  • Have an excellent attitude and work ethic

Please apply to Anita Allan, HR Advisor, by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button and attaching your CV and cover letter.

Applications close Wednesday, 13 January 2021.

Ravensdown is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test.


Job Details

Reference # 2152
Posted on 06 Jan 2021
Closes on 13 Jan 2021 23:55
Location(s) South Canterbury
Expertise Agriculture
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Permanent full-time