Fruit Production Assistant

Job ID 22291495
Otago, Central Otago
Listed on 8 Aug 2023

About this job

Are you interested in a career in fruit growing? Do you want to work in one of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand? Darlings Fruit Ltd is a family owned apricot, apple and pear growing, packing and exporting business in the Teviot Valley, Central Otago. We operate over 80ha of orchard in Roxburgh East and Ettrick.

Due to recent expansion we are on the lookout for a full time Fruit Production Assistant to join our team! No prior experience is required and all necessary training will be provided to the successful applicant.

The purpose of this role is to support our orchard operations team in

Operating tractors, hydraladas, sprayers and other orchard equipment Crop protection Pruning and tree training Crop load management General orchard tasks Learning new technology involved in fruit production

Job Requirements

What qualities will you need?

A positive attitude Honesty and integrity A willingness to learn Enthusiasm for new skills and experiences Able to work in a team Good level of physical fitness

Days of work
Monday - Friday (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
Job Category
Garden and Nursery Labourers
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Full, Restricted, Learners
(Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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