Work in Clutha

The Clutha District offers a beautiful environment where it is easy to manage a work life balance, thanks to the rural locations, short commutes and welcoming family oriented communities.

There are a wide range of industry sectors operating within the district with a variety of employment roles and opportunities. The primary employment sector in the district is agriculture, however there are opportunities for specialists in industries such as medicine, engineering, education and professional services, along with opportunities in the primary sector.

We expect to have links to our major employers’ websites available shortly, and we are currently undertaking a job stocktake with employers’ in the district to identify potential vacancies. We are planning to list these vacancies here as they become available. You can also view job vacancies through Trademe, Seek and the Clutha Leader Online.

Seasonal employment is available in the food processing industry at Silver Fern Farms Finegand. Please refer to the Silver Fern Farms Seasonal Employment page for details of how to apply. Please click here for more information and to download the Application Form.

Remember, if you live overseas you might want to first check if you are eligible to live and work in New Zealand, you can do this by visiting Immigration New Zealand.

Please note that unfortunately we are not able to sponsor nor help with any immigration queries, so do not send us your CV until you have checked the immigration requirements yourself.

To send us your CV, please email


Thank you for your interest in the Clutha District.