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General Farm Hand

Advertiser: Berry Farms NZMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
25 Nov 2019
Hawkes Bay, Hastings
Work Type
Full Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Farm Labour

Berry Farms NZ is part of the RD8 Fresh Produce Group, a privately owned company focussed on the production of  the finest locally grown produce to supply markets locally and around the world.

Due to strong company growth, we now require an organised and experienced Farm Hand to join our production team based in Hastings

Working closely with the Production Manager you will be required to undertake a wide range of general farm duties including:

  • Crop husbandry as instructed including pruning, picking, spraying, irrigation and other harvested related work
  • Quality control and data collection
  • Use of machinery
  • Performing safety, repairs and maintenance checks
  • Ensuring all work is completed in a safe manner and complaint with health and safety obligations
  • Maintaining and building positive relationships with clients

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy being hands on
  • Have excellent organisation skills.
  • Have experience with Health and Safety best practice.
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Agricultural or Horticultural qualification an advantage
  • A desire to further a career in the horticulture industry
  • The legal right to work in NZ.

You will join a supportive team who are committed to their work and to the business.

If you are a motivated, hardworking, and enthusiastic person, have good written and verbal communication skills, a clean and current NZ Driver licence and enjoy being hands on, apply now by emailing your CV and covering letter to our HR Consultant:  Applications close on 10 December 2019.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Are you available to work outside your usual hours when required? (e.g. weekends, evenings, public holidays)
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

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