Field Worker

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at K & J Stone (view profile)
Location Glenbrook Station Road, Glenbrook, New Zealand
Date Posted 10 June 2021
Category On-Orchard
Job Type Full-time


We are a small market garden in Glenbrook, growing spinach and radish for local supply and we are looking for someone to join our small team of field workers, full time, immediate start.

We pick, prep and pack orders daily with a need to work as a team to meet delivery deadlines

What a typical day looks like

At the beginning of the day you may help to load up the order for the morning delivery

Then you will go out into the field to pick either spinach or radish, this involves kneeling and bending and putting the produce into boxes, lifting boxes approximately 10-15kgs

You will also wash and prepare the produce for packing, this involves unloading the boxes, washing them in baths and with hoses, some radish also needs to be trimmed for punnets and also washed

You will need to be able to spot insect damage on produce for quality control during packing

Cleaning up at the end of the day ready for the next days orders

You will need

  • To be fit and able
  • Have a great attitude and be able to work as a team
  • To be willing to work and reliable
  • To enjoy the outdoors and be able to work outside all year round
  • Ability to drive manual vehicle is a bonus

We can offer you

  • A great small team environment
  • Being an essential business, if there are ever any more lockdowns your job is secure, even in level 4. We do have lockdown protocols to follow when they do happen to limit the size of your bubble
  • Your wages will begin at $20 per hour on a trial basis and once you are up to speed and happy to stay on we will increase it. This typically happens around 6-12 weeks
  • Some flexibility with your working hours, let us know what would work for you and we can chat about making it work for all of us
  • Overalls, footwear and wet weather gear is provided

 All applicants must be eligible to work in NZ

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