Quigley Contracting employs staff (from both NZ and overseas) on a seasonal basis from September to March each year.

We need an enthusiastic and hard-working team with experience in tractor, truck, baler or loader driving. Quigley Contracting’s main yard is based in Tinwald, Ashburton, and about an hour south of Christchurch.

If you are from overseas you will need a working holiday visa or a temporary work permit/visa. Visit the NZ Immigration website to find out more about applying for a visa.

If you have a current full UK license you are able to drive in NZ with this for up to one year. Truck drivers require a truck and trailer licence. Visit the NZ Transport Agency website for further information on licencing.

What we do for you:

  • Pick you up from Christchurch airport when you arrive in New Zealand.
  • Help you to set up bank accounts, Inland Revenue Department numbers for tax purposes.
  • Supply you with fully furnished accommodation (complete with sheets and towels) including power, computer with internet and a cleaner in return for a small amount of rent.
  • Provide a staff room at the main yard with tea and coffee facilities.
  • Provide you with work shirts.
  • Hold a Christmas function.
  • Help you with immigration applications if you wish to return for another season.

If you are interested in a position within our contracting business please click here to fill out our online employment application form.