Agriculture Seasonal Operators

It’s time to make a move and Woodley’s Contracting is where you need to spend the next harvest season.

With work across South/Mid Canterbury and the Mackenzie District, you will enjoy working in some amazing scenic locations. Woodley’s Contracting is an employer of choice, we re-employ the same operators every season.

We are seeking applications from Experienced Operators who are looking to secure work for the next harvest season commencing in October

Woodley’s Contracting harvest various types of stock feed across South Canterbury. We use quality machinery and have the latest technology to make your job as easy as possible.

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Class 5 Truck Drivers - Variety of roles


It’s time to make a move and Woodley’s Contracting is where you need to put your expertise.

We are looking for experienced Class 5 drivers to join our team based in Geraldine, South Canterbury.

With vacancies across stock, bulk, and fertiliser spreading roles, we are seeking applicants who:

  • Have a Class 5 licence
  • Clean driving history
  • Strong work ethic
  • Has high standards
  • Uses initiative
  • Has the ability to work as a team
  • Can pass a drug and alcohol test
  • In return you will be paid a competitive hourly rate, drive a modern fleet of vehicles and work in a supportive and safe workplace.
  • Our operation is 24/ 7 and can negotiate a role that suits you.


Woodley’s Contracting use quality machinery and have the latest technology to make your job as easy as possible.

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Workshop Mechanic – Agricultural

Woodley’s is a family owned and operated rural transport and agricultural contracting company, with a longstanding history based in Geraldine, South Canterbury.

We have an exciting opportunity for an agricultural mechanic in our busy contracting workshop. The role will be fast paced and dynamic covering both workshop and field call out work.

Your will be responsible for ensuring the fleet is available, dependable and safe for operations. This will include all repairs & maintenance, mechanical diagnostics and service of all Agricultural vehicles and implements with emphasis on grasslands and cultivation gear.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Mechanical Qualification
  • Proven experience and understating of modern agricultural machinery
  • Pride in quality workmanship
  • Be organized and systematic
  • A problem solver
  • Be able to work alone but also enjoy being part of a busy seasonal team.
  • Be able to work flexible hours as required.

The role offers a competitive employment package including top hourly rate, medical insurance after 3 months and a great team environment.

In the first instance please email your CV and covering letter to

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We think we are a pretty great company to work for because our seasonal staff return every year.
Want to know why? here are a few testimonials to give you an insight on what to expect:

“Woodley’s is a family business. They are very welcoming. Meeting the family at the  beginning was a great introduction and the way we were treated was very helpful.“

“The thing I liked most about my job was the variety. I experienced operating new machinery and met a lot of new people. I liked that I was always learning”

“We always had the resources and support necessary to do our job, especially in the workshop“

“I really valued the level of maintenance of the machinery. Everything is in good condition. Everyone gets on well both permanent staff and contractors.”

“The company has a very good commitment to quality & customer service. They take care of everything”

“Support from management is great, there is always someone you could ring if you had a question or if there were any issues.”