Apple Pruner

Job ID 22221316
Nelson Tasman, Motueka
Listed on 10 May 2023

About this job

A Motueka Orchard is seeking Apple Pruners to work through the Winter Season from approx. 06 June till end of August/start of September. You will be selectively removing growth on the tree to encourage a good crop of fruit next season. You must be ok with heights as this involves ladder work (2.2M).

The ideal candidate will have a good level of fitness and upper body strength as this work involves repetitive movements and secateurs/lopper use. You must be reliable and enthusiastic about working outdoors in winter conditions. Some Saturday work may be required due to weather.

Job Requirements

Candidates with experience doing pruning work are preferred, but training will be provided to candidates who are willing and motivated to learn and work. Minor convictions will be considered on a case by case basis at the employer discretion. Please be aware this Orchard is based about 7 minutes’ drive from Motueka CBD so you must have suitable transport to get to and from work.

Days of work
Monday to Friday 7.30am - 4.30pm (45 hours per week)
Pay Details
$22.70 per hour
Job Category
Crop Farm Workers
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Not Required
Pre-employment drug test required

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