Kumara Harvesting (Scratching)

Job ID 22232076
Northland, Kaipara
Listed on 23 May 2023

About this job

Would you like to be a part of the growth of New Zealand? Horticulture is one of New Zealand’s biggest export. Come join and be a part of being able to provide high quality food for our people, and the overseas market. We all have a crucial role to play! The season has produced a lot of rain therefore have had to resort back to harvesting (scratching) the Kumara by hand into buckets. This is labour intensive, hard mahi but is also very rewarding. Being paid via piece/bin rate at $180 per bin. There is 50 acres in Ruawai still to harvest with anywhere between 1-2 months work depending on the numbers. Transport may be available from Dargaville depending on availability of seats in the van.

Job Requirements

Reliable, committed, strong communication, reasonably fit, team player

Days of work
M-F some weekends required (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
piece rate per bin $180. Nothing below minimum wage
Job Category
Garden and Nursery Labourers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Not Required
Pre-employment drug test required

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