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Federations’ ‘www.ruraljobs.co.nz’ a success

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15 August 2013

Federations’ ‘www.ruraljobs.co.nz’ a success

Federated Farmers is thrilled its ‘Rural Jobs’ service has hit 115 job advertisements since the beginning of the year, promising a bright future for agricultural careers.

“www.ruraljobs.co.nz is a fantastic service and it is picking up traction as one of the leading rural job advertisers,” says Conor English, Federated Farmers Chief Executive.

“Great staff are critical to any farming operation. Federated Farmers wants to ensure that our youth realise these opportunities are available to them and that employers have all the right documentation to know what the legal requirements are.

“Our www.ruraljobs.co.nz is not only the place to go to match people with jobs, but also where you can get up to date employment contracts reflecting the latest law changes, information on nationwide wages and salary packages, immigration ACC and OSH requirements and free legal advice for our members. It is a great one stop shop, tailored for the farming sector”

Our leading province for job opportunities is Canterbury, with 49 jobs listed for mid and north Canterbury. We have a range of positions available from casual workers to managerial positions, sales and technical roles.

“Agriculture has a proud history and promising future. It is critical that we get more people involved in agriculture at all levels. Finding the right job and having the right tools to be a good employer helps everyone. www.ruraljobs.co.nz is that for the agricultural sector” Mr English concluded.

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