Fixed Term and Part Time Orchard Hands – Apples

Job Type: Fixed Term Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Gisborne

About Craigmore

Since 2008, Craigmore has been building a diverse portfolio of farming, forestry, and horticulture businesses in New Zealand. Once our current businesses mature, we will be producing 250,000 tonnes of wood, 120,000 tonnes of milk and 45,000 tonnes of fruit from 22 orchards each year, spread from Southland to Northland – with additional growth to come.

Craigmore’s purpose is to build and operate high-performing forestry, farming and horticultural businesses which are leaders in sustainability and that revitalize under-invested rural communities (such as Northland, Gisborne, Central Hawkes Bay). Most importantly, we are committed to helping our people and partners to grow and thrive while working with us. We have access to significant capital to fund our growth and are seeking people with a desire to join us on the journey to build sustainable operations we can all be proud of.

We are embracing new technology, precision farming and solid stakeholder partnerships to create and operate the most sustainable and profitable orchards and vineyards possible.

We are now searching for Fixed Term and Part Time Orchard Hands to do tree tying. No experience required as on the job training will be provided. You will be working with the team outdoors to ensure productivity goals are met. Other orchard related jobs may be required.

Competencies required to be successful include:

  • Willingness to get “stuck into” any task given, performing the task safely, efficiently, and to a quality standard
  • Punctual and reliable
  • An enthusiastic and hardworking attitude
  • Flexible to work extended hours
  • Enjoy working outdoors and carrying out physical work
  • Willing to work in all weather conditions
  • Ideally, a basic knowledge of pesticides, fertilizers, and irrigation systems
  • Excellent teamwork and ability to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Good understanding of and a commitment to health and safety in the workplace

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