Orchard Machinery & Spraying Operator

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at Trinity Lands Ltd (view profile)
Location Athenree, New Zealand
Date Posted 07/05/2024
Category Kiwifruit
Job Type Need Staff Now
Number of Roles Available 1
Start Date 2024/05/07
End Date 2026/05/29
Starting Rate 28

Description

The core purpose of Trinity Lands Ltd is to help our communities by funding community-run programmes, enabling enthusiastic and hard-working local groups to support those who face challenges. Our Horticulture team is critical to our ability to achieve our core purpose.

 

We offer our talented Orchard Machinery and Spraying Operator's between $28 and $34 per hour depending on experience, along with minimum 30 hours work per week, health insurance, life insurance, and a fantastic team culture.

 

As an Orchard Machinery and Spraying Operator, you will be an integral senior member of the Athenree orchard team, responsible for ensuring the maintenance and safe operation of all on-orchard machinery and related activities.

  • Operation and maintenance of all on orchard machinery
  • Maintenance of all on orchard structures
  • Operation and maintenance of orchard vehicles
  • Operation, and maintenance of agrichemical spray applicator
  • Ensuring the safe use of orchard machinery, vehicles, structures, and crop spray applicators throughout the orchard
  • Any other duty that is reasonably expected in the production of kiwifruit crop and the maintenance of orchards.

To be successful in the role you will need: -

  • Demonstrable tractor driving capability
  • Demonstrable capability to measure and apply agrichemicals
  • Current Forklift license
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and unsociable hours if the weather conditions require.
  • At least two years farm or orchard maintenance experience

 

All offers are subject to a pre employment medical check and, drug & alcohol test. As this is a safety critical role you will also be subject to random drug & alcohol testing in line with the Trinity Lands Drug & Alcohol policy.

Job Requirements

Demonstrable tractor driving capability
Demonstrable capability to measure and apply agrichemicals
Current Forklift license
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and unsociable hours if the weather conditions require.
At least two years farm or orchard maintenance experience

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