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Harvest Assistant

Advertiser: Spring CollectiveMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
1 Nov 2019
Canterbury, Rest of Canterbury
$21.15 per hour
Work Type
Full Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Horticulture

The position is full time with 30-40 hours a week.
Our farm is an organic market garden (40+ acres) situated 15 minutes from Lincoln. Applicants will need their own transport. Previous experience on market gardens would be ideal, and enthusiasm for horticulture and organics a must. Prior experience working on a farm or in horticulture preferred.

The primary role is harvest assistant. Tasks include harvesting, washing and packing produce. The successful candidate will also be asked to assist with a range of on farm duties, including weeding, planting, irrigating and running the seedling nursery. Please note that some tasks at the farm are repetitive and long hours are occasionally required. We work outside in all weather conditions, and an ability to comfortably lift up to 22 kg is required.

We pay the living wage of $21.15 an hour, after a two week training period at $18 per hour. We are located on Brookside Irwell Road.

We have a few positions going with a range of start dates from December thru to the end of January.

Please send applications including a CV and a brief letter describing why you think that you would be suitable for this job, including your goals in this field, at least 2 references and anything else you would like to share. Candidates must be available to come to the farm for an interview. We will reply once we have received and looked thru a range of candidates.


We look forward to hearing from you!
The Spring Collective Team

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • Do you have a heavy vehicle driver's licence?
  • If you hold a working holiday visa, how many months of your visa are remaining?

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