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at Thompson's Horticulture Ltd (view profile)
Location Gisborne, New Zealand
Date Posted 16/09/2023
Category Winegrowing
Job Type Need Staff Now
Number of Roles Available 1
Start Date 2023/09/18
End Date 2029/01/01
Starting Rate $27 per hour


FULL TIME, PERMANENT (40 hours per week; minimum guaranteed hours 30 hours per week)

Thompson’s Horticulture Ltd

Thompson’s Horticulture Ltd is second-generation family business that owns and manages over 200 hectares of Kiwifruit, 120 hectares of Grapes and we are currently developing 12 hectares of Apple developments.  We are committed to working the land and environment and to leave both in a better condition than how we found it for our future generations.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced machinery operator to join our Vineyard team.


Skills & Experience:

  • 1+ year(s) driving experience in a horticulture environment (essential)
  • experience with the operation and maintenance of tractor’s and other vineyard machinery
  • experience with chemical spraying and fertilizer application 
  • a current drivers licence 
  • a current Growsafe Certificate (preferred but not essential)
  • the ability to work well as part of a team
  • excellent communication skills

Full job description | Sprayer Machinery Operator

What we offer:

  • a competitive remuneration rate
  • a great work environment with a friendly and supportive team
  • ample growth opportunities
  • the opportunity to work with a great team who are passionate about their work

To apply please visit our website and complete an application form  Please include a CV and cover letter.

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact the Kirsty Huhu on 06 862 5039 or email peopleandculture@thltd.co.nz 

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand and will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test.