Career Opportunity

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at Vailima Orchard (view profile)
Location 300 Main Road Hope, Hope, New Zealand
Date Posted 16/06/2022
Category Apples and Pears
Job Type Need Staff Soon
Number of Roles Available 1
Start Date 2022/06/26
End Date 2031/07/26
Starting Rate $22 - To reflect experience


Vailima Orchard has an exciting career opportunity for a talented, hardworking person that has a genuine interest in machinery and horticulture. 

Vailima Orchard is a successful, 4th generation family-owned business with over 200Ha’s of Apple Orchards stretching over the Waimea plain in Hope. We are currently seeking a skilled individual to join our already established team.

This is an incredible opportunity for someone that has a wide range of skills, is motivated, capable and committed person. You must be after a career as we are passionate about building up our skilled team to deliver the perfect apples.

Job Requirements

The qualities and skills that we are looking for are:
- Experience operating equipment including but not limited to; tractors, tractor implements, mowers and sprayer.
- Past experience in maintenance of tractors and other machinery
- Experience with chemical spraying
- Current drivers Licence
- Able to work well within a team or independently
- Ensuring that the highest standards of Health and Safety are maintained
- Has excellent communication skills
- An understanding of Horticulture and growing premium produce
- Computer skills and not afraid of new technology
- Happy to give any task a go with the right training
- Physically fit
- Reliable
- Self-motivated

If you are looking for a stable long-term role, with a genuine opportunity to learn and be part of the exciting horticultural industry, then this role will meet your requirements.

Applicants for this position must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand.
Please don’t apply if you are of a short-term limited visa or are not currently living in New Zealand.

Please apply with your CV via email to.
Katie Brown –

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