Kiwifruit Winter Pruner

Job ID 22521118
Auckland, Pukekohe / Waiuku
Listed on 12 Jun 2024

About this job

Working as part of the team you will be assisting the Orchard Manager with winter pruning one of the most crucial steps in orchard management to set the kiwifruit crop up for the next fruit harvest. Starting now, you’ll be based at our orchards around the Pukekohe Franklin District area. The work is casual and is weather dependant, with most work being offered Monday to Friday with some weekend work. You will be paid on piecework basis, based on the speed you prune. This means your hard work is well rewarded. Our top pruners earn $30+ per hour and you can expect to earn at least $23 per hour +8% holiday pay when you start. Full training provided. Winter pruning is just the beginning and further work may be available for those who are interested. If you are interested in the role, and have your own or reliable transport, please email your CV to AJ at with the job ID as the reference. You can also apply online at

Job Requirements

You will be: • Physically fit, and able to work standing with your arms overhead using pruning equipment • Reliable, punctual, with your own transport • Experienced with winter pruning (Ideally) • Able to speak and understand English • Able to make quick decisions • Hard working with good attention to detail. • Able to pass a pre employment drug test and police check

Days of work
Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pm approx. + occasional Saturday work (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
Job Category
Agricultural, Forestry and Horticultural Plant Operators
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Not Required
Pre-employment drug test required

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