Summer Orchard Workers

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at Ngai Tukairangi Trust (view profile)
Location 19 Puwhariki Rd Matapihi, New Zealand
Date Posted 29 September 2020
Category On-Orchard
Job Type Fixed term


Do you want to learn more about the horticulture industry? Do you want to meet new people and work as a part of a team? Do you want to earn some extra money over the summer?

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 are currently looking for Summer Orchard Workers, to help deliver our summer work program. This is a seasonal position from mid-October - February based in Matapihi, Tauranga. With the opportunity for ongoing training and employment for those who demonstrate, a strong work ethic, enthusiastic attitude and passion for the horticulture industry.

We're looking for people who:

  • Have a positive attitude
  • Show initiative and a willingness to learn
  • Team player
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Physically fit and enjoy working outdoors
  • The ability to work flexible hours, including some weekends
  • Have transport to and from work
  • Orchard experience preferred but not essential

Tasks will include:

  • Thinning
  • Flower Picking
  • Summer Pruning
  • Girdling

A stone’s throw away from the stunning Mt Maunganui, finish work and head straight to the beach. Take the first step in your horticulture career with Ngai Tuk today! Work for a leading Maori owned business and be a part of a close-knit team.

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 a cover letter.

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