Glasshouse Technician

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at T&G Global (view profile)
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Date Posted 28 June 2020
Category On-Orchard
Job Type Full-time

Description

A bit about us

Come and grow your world with T&G! Our story began in Auckland in 1897 when English-born Edward Turner started a fruit auction business which went on to become the city's largest. Now we're over 120 years fresh thanks to a team of dedicated growers, valued customers and passionate staff around the world.

T&G is New Zealand's largest producer and packer of hothouse tomatoes. These crops are grown in state-of-the-art environmentally controlled glasshouses, across our 5 North Island sites, and are packaged for both local and export markets 52 weeks of the year.

And like you, we're fresh food lovers. We're passionate about our purpose of growing healthier futures through fresh fruit and vegetables.

About the position

As a Glasshouse Technician you will prepare and monitor fertilizer, irrigation, stock, perform maintenance, chemical applications and assist with the day to day operation of the glasshouse.

What we are looking for

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Ideally a National Certificate in Horticulture (level 3) or other tertiary horticulture qualifications
  • Minimum of three years' experience within a glasshouse growing environment
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical language and create accurate reports and records
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • The ability to relate well to, and work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Some maintenance ability
  • Growsafe certification along with MPI Psyllid Surveyor and forklift licence
  • Ability to operate Priva Climate (The growing software)
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-growing environment.

At T&G our mindsets are: Grounded, Resilient, Open & Winning.  We are looking for someone who can embody these mindsets, someone who is passionate about taking ownership of their role and wanting to make a difference in this exciting and innovative organisation.  If this sounds like the challenge you have been waiting for please apply today.

 

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