Apple Harvest machine worker

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at Willisbrook Orchards (view profile)
Location Brightwater, New Zealand
Date Posted 13/03/2024
Category Apples and Pears
Job Type Need Staff Now
Number of Roles Available 2
Start Date 2024/03/18
End Date 2024/04/30
Starting Rate $21.20per hour with bonus payment for anything over 4 bins. Holiday pay of 8% paid extra


Kia ora


Thanks very much for getting in touch with us regarding work at Willisbrook Orchards.


We have a position available working on a mechanical platform harvesting apples starting asap until end April.


Our orchard is not on a public bus route and is not really very close to shops so transportation is required.  Please enquire about accommodation.


If you are still interested in applying for positions with us could you please complete and return our application form.  Please reply directly on the form below and return by email.





This application is not a guarantee of a placement.  The purpose of this application form is to obtain information from you to assist us to make a decision regarding your suitability for positions available with us.  If you provide incorrect information we could consider this to be grounds for dismissal in the event your application is successful.  All information given to us will be treated confidentially and will only be released in accordance with the authorisations you provide to us in this form.



  1. First Name/s:
  2. Last name (Surname):
  3. Date of Birth:
  4. Gender – Male/Female:
  5. Country of Origin:
  6. Passport Number: (If not NZ Citizen):
  7. Your current address or location NZ:
  8. Telephone #:
  9. Your height:
  10. Do you require Accommodation?:
  11. When would you be able to start:
  12. How long are you able to work for:
  13. Are you a NZ citizen or resident?:     (If yes you will need to provide a passport or birth certificate)
  14. Do you have the right to work in NZ?
  15. When does your permit or visa to work in NZ expire:
  16. What drivers licence do you currently hold?  Learners/Restricted/Full/International
  17. What is your method of transport to work?
  18. How will you get to work?
  19. Have you been convicted of any criminal offence?
  20. If you have been convicted of a criminal offence please give details:
  21. Do you have any medical conditions that may affect your work performance in any particular job? I.e. bad back, asthma, diabeties, allergies, transferrable diseases or injury?:
  22. Will you be bringing any prescribed medication to work with you?
  23. If yes please give details of your prescribed medications:
  24. Have you received ACC for any injury or illness?
  25. If you have received ACC please give details:
  26. As part of our employment process you may be required to undergo a pre-employment drug an/or medical test.  If required do you agree to the procedure?:
  27. Do you normally wear glasses or contact lenses?
  28. Do you have any commitments that may prevent you from attending the rostered days or hours?
  29. If you cant attend rostered days or hours please give details e.g. Sports, PD, religious grounds etc.:
  30. Are you currently registered with WINZ?
  31. skills/jobs/training or history that you have that can help you in this orchard position:
  32. Please list an Employer, who is most relevant to the work that you are applying for, and who you can use as a referee (someone who we can speak to about your work for a job that you did):
  • Referee Contact name:
  • Company Name of the Referee:
  • Referee Phone number:
  • Position held by referee:
  • Position that you had for this referee:
  • Your duties included:
  • Your reason for leaving:
  • Date you started:
  • Date you finished:



I have personally completed the Application and Employment history form and declare this is a true and accurate statement. By returning this electronic application I authorize Willisbrook Orchards to contact my referee.  I also authorize Willisbrook Orchards to share my Work and Income NZ employment information if applicable.


Job Requirements

Must be able to work as part of a team, outside and be on feet all day.

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