Orchard Hand

Job ID 22223367
Hawke's Bay, Hastings
Listed on 12 May 2023

About this job

The ideal candidate will have experience within the pipfruit sector and a knowledge of horticulture, but enthusiasm and a willingness to learn is key. Typically orchard duties include day to day maintenance and development of our organic apple orchards.Seasonal duties such as pruning, frost-fighting, planting, tree-tying, etc, mowing and spraying orchards, supervisory skills and quality control during thinning and harvest to oversee seasonal staff and general awareness of health and safety protocol. If this sounds interesting and you have transferrable skills (eg machinery use, agriculture, people management, or a commercial driving background), please do get in touch – your experience might be just the thing we are looking for!

Job Requirements

A Full or Restricted driving license is essential for all team members as you will be required to drive machinery. A pre-employment drug test will be required. Criminal convictions considered on a case by case basis.

Days of work
Mon – Fri 8am -4.30pm Flexibility required during peak seasonal (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
$23 - $25 per hour
Job Category
Crop Farm Workers
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Full, Restricted
(Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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