Apple Pickers – Fixed Term

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at Douglas Fruit Company (view profile)
Location Hastings, New Zealand
Date Posted 21/03/2024
Category Apples and Pears
Job Type Need Staff Soon
Number of Roles Available 10
Start Date 2024/04/01
End Date 2024/05/10
Starting Rate $22.70 per hour + 8% holiday pay
Job Benefits Flexi rosters


We are looking for Fruit Pickers to join our passionate and friendly team starting in April.
Douglas Fruit Co is a local family-owned company who is a well-established grower and shipper of apples. Our fruit is mainly exported under our own brand.
We are a medium-sized family business and pride ourselves on being small enough to be personal and large enough to be professional.

The Fruit Picker role includes:
Following instructions from the manager and/or supervisor.
Picking apples as to requirements of the manager.
Ladder work.
Carrying up to 20kg's.

7.30 am – 4 pm, Monday – Friday

Hydralada work could be available for the right person, pay rate to be discussed.

Experience in the role is preferred but not required, full-training will be provided for the right candidate. On-going orchard work could be available for the right candidate.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in starting their career in the horticulture industry.

What we are looking for:
Positive Attitude
Physically Fit
No fear of heights
Someone who enjoys working in all elements
Must have own transport.

Job Requirements

Must not be colour blind and must be physically able to climb a ladder. Able to work in the heat.

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