Permanent Orchard Hand

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at Rockit Apple (view profile)
Location Napier & Hastings, New Zealand
Date Posted 21 July 2021
Category On-Orchard
Job Type Full-time


Job Description

About the role

Join our expanding orchard team in Hawkes Bay in this hands-on role. You will be involved in all aspects of maintaining and developing Rockit apple orchards, including:

  • Planting and tree training on new blocks
  • Seasonal tasks of harvest, pruning, thinning, frost protection
  • Mowing, spraying and orchard maintenance

Skills and Experience

Applicants would ideally have experience in:

  • Machinery Operation
  • Spraying - Grow Safe and Approved
  • Handler certified desirable Harvest, Pruning and Thinning

A positive attitude, physical fitness, flexibility regarding work hours and your own transport are essential.


  • Competitive remuneration
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Training programmes and study support available
  • Health Insurance
  • Being a part of an innovative and fast-growing company

About the Company

Rockit Global Limited is an innovative and vertically integrated fruit grower, packer and exporter, marketing unique miniature apples under the Rockit apple brand. We are a motivated and innovative group of young passionate Orchardists with the freedom to create our own future and make our mark on the New Zealand and Global map. We are not bound by preconceived ideas and practices, and we pride ourselves on being trailblazers and industry leaders.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, and what you are looking for, join the Rockit apple team and enjoy a career that will be full of exciting and fulfilling experiences.

Apply via the link or send your CV and cover letter addressed to

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