Orchard Hand

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Payment: $16-75 - $17.50 +8% Location: Blenheim
Region: Marlborough/Blenheim/Picton Experience: Limited Experience Necessary

Cherryland in Blenheim is looking for Orchard Harvest Support Staff: We require 2 people to assist the Orchard Supervisor to help support the cherry harvest. You will be required to drive a gator, team player, self-motivated, physically fit and able to lift 10-15kg at a time. Duties include daily set up of ladders, buckets, crates, collection and transportation of fruit to the cool store and hydro cooling the fruit in the cool store. This role requires early starts, can be 7 days and long hours.

Hourly rate: $17.50 / hour + 8% holiday pay.

Referees are essential for the Orchard Support Role and there maybe work for the right person after Christmas with orchard maintenance.

The start date is approximately 20th November – 24th December 2018.