Orchard Assistant.

Job ID 22517523
Hawke's Bay, Hastings District
Listed on 7 Jun 2024

About this job

Daily duties include:

• Carry out work as directed by the Supervisors. • Prune and tie mature kiwifruit vines. • Hand thinning of kiwifruit buds, flowers and fruitlets to reduce numbers and rejects. • Pick male flowers for pollination. • Spring and summer canopy work as directed: Summer pruning, crush tipping, zero leafing, stringing and male pruning. • Girdle kiwifruit trucks to improve size and taste of fruit. • General orchard tasks as required: planting, weed control, nursery work, drainage, reflective cloth, structures and maintenance. • Safely operate orchard machinery where required. • Ensure PSA protocols are adhered to at all times.

Job Requirements

No experience needed as training is provided.

To be considered you must: - Hold a restricted drivers license

Days of work
Monday - Sunday 7:30am-4pm. (30 hours per week)
Pay Details
Job Category
Crop Farmers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Restricted, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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