Orchard Disease Control & Tree Maintenance

Job ID 22512384
Nelson Tasman, Motueka
Listed on 30 May 2024

About this job

A Lower Moutere Orchard is on the lookout for workers to join their team from mid July to late August. Duties include removing canker from diseased apple fruit trees on ladders to maintain the health of the tree and prevent spreading. The ideal candidates will be physically fit, confident on ladders, confident using power tools, have good hand eye co-ordination, upper body and hand strength as the position involves repetitive movements with lopper, secateurs, and power grinders.

Must be reliable and prepared to commit for the whole canker season. Due to the position being outdoors, work is weather dependant. If this sounds like you, apply now!

Job Requirements

This is a physically demanding job, so a high level of fitness is required. As this position is located at different orchard blocks throughout the week, reliable transport is required. There is no work available on wet days. Criminal convictions considered on a case by case basis.

Days of work
Mon-Fri 7.30am – 1.30pm. (30 hours per week)
Pay Details
$23.15 ph
Job Category
Crop Farm Workers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Restricted, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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