Orchard Supervisor

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at Ngai Tukairangi Trust (view profile)
Location 1733 Korokipo Rd, Hastings, New Zealand
Date Posted 4 November 2020
Category On-Orchard
Job Type Full-time


Do you want to take the next step in your horticulture career? Do you love working with people?
Do you want to work for a growing business? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you!

With over 30 years’ experience in the horticulture industry, operating in both the Bay of Plenty and Hawkes Bay regions, Ngai Tukairangi Trust is a highly successful kiwifruit business. After more than doubling our operations in the last two years, we are currently experiencing significant growth.

As a result, we have increasing career opportunities for talented people who want to take their horticulture career to the next level. With ongoing training and support and a positive organisational culture, we believe Ngai Tukairangi Trust may be the place for you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Supervisor to join our Heretaunga team. This a full-time permanent position based in Fernhill, Napier. This role covers all aspects of kiwifruit vine husbandry with a strong focus on quality and team supervision.

You will be an excellent communicator with a proven ability to lead a team. You’ll have an eye for detail and a passion for achieving exceptional results. You’ll be a team player and be willing to work flexible hours as the season dictates.

You will also have:

  • Experience training and supervising teams
  • Established horticultural skills with a solid understanding of vine/plant husbandry
  • A national certificate in Horticulture (or be willing to work towards this)
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • A positive attitude
  • A good level of physical fitness and be able to work outdoors for up to 8 hours at a time

This is an exceptional opportunity to drive your career forward with an industry-leading Maori-owned business that likes to take action. Be a part of a close-knit team with the knowledge that your contribution makes a difference!

Ngai Tukairangi Trust is committed to being a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. To apply for this role please submit a copy of your CV and cover letter

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