Kiwifruit packhouse worker

Job ID 22426636
Bay of Plenty, Tauranga
Listed on 8 Feb 2024

About this job

Kiwifruit Main Season 2024 is just around the corner and the employer has a range of roles available for all levels of experience. With four shifts to choose from and a wide variety of positions available, they have just the right combination available to you. Work is available from mid-March to mid-June with hourly rates starting at $25.00 per hour + 8% holiday pay. Although we prefer fully available applicants, we could accommodate applicants that want less days. When working in a packhouse you can expect to be on your feet for up to 10 hours per day. Many of the roles require repetitive physical motions too. Our Graders and Packers handle fruit while Tray Preppers are lining boxes to send down the line. Graders, Packers, and Tray Prep all require repeat hand and wrist movements throughout the shift. The Stackers have the most physical job in the packhouse. You will be physically fit. Stackers are responsible for moving fully packed boxes of kiwifruit onto pallets, often lifting to 20kg repeatedly throughout the shift. *Forklift and Trolley Operators – *Require current Forklift License. Experience is preferred but not required. If you are interested in any of the above roles, please email your name and contact details to:

Job Requirements

*Excellent work ethic *Must be physically fit *Punctual and reliable *Willingness to accept and follow instructions To work here you will need to provide: *Birth Certificate and Photo ID OR *Passport (New Zealand applicants) *Passport and valid work visa (Overseas applicants) *IRD no: *Proof of bank account number Criminal convictions on a case by case basis. Random drug tests through the season.

Days of work
Shifts Eagle Day 7.30am to 6.30pm Eagle Night 7.15pm to 6.15am Hawk Day 8.00am to 7.00pm Hawk Night 7.45pm to 6.45am (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
$25.00 + 8% holiday pay
Job Category
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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