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Employment Opportunities

Wilkins Farming often has seasonal vacancies for tractor, truck & machine operators as well as various farm labouring positions. We normally employ people for summer holiday jobs and occasionally have permanent vacancies including livestock roles.

We have a fleet of modern tractors, harvest equipment, haulage trucks and a full range of equipment for cultivation, fertilising, planting, spraying & baling.

Experienced staff who enjoy operating the latest agricultural equipment in the varied conditions throughout the upper Southland region are a major component in the success of WFL.

If you are honest, have excellent work ethics, common sense, experience with agricultural equipment, relevant traffic licences and the ability to work as part of a team that strives for excellence, then please submit a job application.

The farm location allows access to some of New Zealand’s finest hunting & fishing and enjoys close proximity to other well-known recreational destinations such as Queenstown and Fiordland.

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Jobs available at Wilkins Farming

Bulky Driver

We are looking for a capable full-time permanent employee to be our bulky (fertiliser spreader) operator. The role will be mostly bulky work sowing fertiliser on our own farm and could be complimented by driving a bulk truck carting grain at harvest and fertiliser.
Operators are expected to respect their equipment, keep it clean and keep paperwork in good order.
This is an important role requiring attention to detail ensuring accurate rates of product are applied which is assisted by a GPS mapping & proof of placement system. Adequate training will be provided to the successful applicant.

The bulk cartage component is preferred but not 100% necessary, to get the right bulky operator is our priority and we could tailor what they do in the quiet times to suit the applicant’s strengths and our business’s needs.

We have recently upgraded the bulky to a brand new Isuzu FSS550 truck.

Please apply with CV to

Truck Driver Wanted

We are looking for a capable full-time bulk truck driver to work as part of our team on our cropping and livestock operation in Northern Southland. Main roles include carting grain at harvest, grain to customers and backloading fertiliser.

Operators are expected to respect their equipment, keep the gear clean, keep paperwork in good order and maintain good customer relations.

Accommodation can be arranged if necessary.

Please apply with CV and referees to