Orchard Hand

Job ID 22216215
Nelson Tasman, Motueka
Listed on 5 May 2023

About this job

An OPPORTUNITY has arisen for two skilled and experienced Orchard Hands to join an orchard in the Motueka area. This role may also suit an up and coming horticultural professional, or others looking for a step up from their current position and/or potential to progress further in time. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES include undertaking a range of manual and machine operated orchard operations such as pruning, thinning, harvesting, spraying, tractor and forklift driving. Plus, for the right applicant, aspects of workforce supervision and quality control. ATTRIBUTES sought: This key role seeks workers who are practically minded, safety and quality focused, a self-starter with a can-do attitude, attention to detail, where needed willing to learn and can quickly come up to speed with what is required. The successful applicant must be willing to operate with safe techniques, understand orchard best practices and be good with numbers.

Job Requirements

To be successful you must have experience, your Full Class 1 Drivers licence and grow safe. Forklift preferred. Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test. Criminal convictions considered on a case by case basis.

Days of work
Monday-Friday, Saturday (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
TBD depending on experience
Job Category
Crop Farm Workers
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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