Job Vacancies

The Society is a dynamic organisation. From organising New Zealand’s largest event, Fieldays, to hosting major events and exhibitions at our Mystery Creek venue or running programs that support and develop agriculture in New Zealand, we focus on employing people who are committed to working together for the benefit of the Society.

Groundsman/Gardener  


You will be responsible for ensuring the development and maintenance of the grounds and gardens. You will work with the ops team and our contractors to ensure they meet their obligations for site management, while ensuring all health and safety is adhered to.

You will be expected to:
- Monitor and manage all grassed areas along with the current Groundsman
- Prepare and restore damaged areas to ensure optimum growing conditions
- Provide high quality, timely and well planned garden maintenance
- Design and implement landscape solutions that are visually appealing
- Ensure all underground cables and water pipes are clearly identified and marked prior to site set up
- Ensure the customers experience a professional, consistent and high quality service
- Ensure that all activities are undertaken observing company health and safety procedures

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People and Safety Manager


As People and Safety Manager you will drive the HR strategy and practice within the organisation, and provide sound and timely HR advice to management and staff alike. You will oversee Health and Safety, ensuring best practice is promoted and legal compliance is achieved.

You will be expected to:
- Support, coach and advise managers on employment relations matters including disciplinary process and performance management
- Coordinate recruitment procedures to ensure timely replacement of staff
- Identify staff development requirements and source relevant training
- Coordinate employee wellness initiatives and provision of staff benefits
- Support the Volunteer coordinator with recruitment, training and management of volunteers and members
- Drive and support the organisation’s health and safety policy’s and processes to drive best practice and industry leading performance
- To lead and manage the organisations risk management profile
- Contribute to the business as part of the senior leadership team including developing and driving a strategic focus

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