Senior Orchard Hand

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at T&G Global (view profile)
Location Northland, New Zealand
Date Posted 16 June 2020
Category On-Orchard
Job Type Full-time


A bit about us

Come and grow your world with T&G!  We are fresh food lovers who constantly strive to grow our world by maintaining year-round freshness and provide a healthier lifestyle for everyone we share the planet with.

As one of New Zealand's largest vertically integrated growing, packing, shipping and marketing companies, we have the people, structure and brands to further support the global communities which we operate and provide a return for all stakeholders.

About the position

As a Senior Orchard Hand you will be involved in specific orchard activities requiring the use of mechanised equipment are carried out including spraying, mowing and weed spraying.

What we are looking for

To be successful in this role you will have;

  • Ideally at least 5 years' experience in a similar role and mechanically minded
  • Previous experience leading a team
  • Growsafe Certified
  • Approved Chemical Handling Certified
  • Experience and knowledge of irrigation and spray systems
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effectively lead diverse team, motivate and lead by example
  • Sound understanding of Health & Safety principles
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

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 at T&G.

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