We would like to thank you for your interest in working for us and provide you with a bit of information about the roles offered.
Due to the seasonal nature of our work we are only able to offer casual work on an-as-and-when-required basis, work is not continuous.
Our busiest times are:
Planting - approximately 20 April to 5 June
Harvest - approximately 15 September to 31 January
Other busy times are:
Leaves - approximately 1 July to 31 August
Straw - approximately 1 September to 30 September
Plant Nurseries - approximately 1 September to 30 October
We also require help at other times during the year.
Most of the work available is paid by piecerate - where you are required to produce enough to earn at least the current minimum wage to retain your position. If you are earning more than the minimum wage and producing quality work then you are paid by piecerate (higher than the minimum wage).
We have available both inside and outside work at different times throughout the year.
We require staff for both our Auckland and Tangiwai locations.
The Tangiwai location there is only outside work available, we require only a small number of staff for the nursery in Tangiwai and accommodation may be provided.
The Auckland location we are unable to provide accommodation.
If you do wish to apply please do so in person at the packhouse - 5 Campana Rd Wiri. Please ensure you bring your IRD tax number, proof of eligibility to work in New Zealand and photo ID. Payment can be made to your bank account so it would be preferred if you bring this too.
For all other information regarding the work available please refer to the contract provided to you when you complete your application.