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Tamarillo Fruit Pickers

Payment: Paid Position ($17 per hr + 8% holiday pay)
Location: Paengaroa, Te Puke
Region: Rotorua & Bay of Plenty
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary

We are currently looking for additional fruit pickers until October following this there will be tree pruning and tree planting work available on the orchard

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY IN THE AREA AND MEET ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

Successful Applicant MUST meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Can start immediately
  • Physically fit and strong - fruit picking is fast work and involves heavy lifting, covering ground and bending and stretching.
  • Familiar with working outdoors in all weather
  • Have suitable outdoor and wet weather clothing (rain/ water proof) and footwear (gumboots) as we work in all weather including rain.
  • As you will be picking fruit from the trees, you will need to be of above average height (Minimum 5ft 8 inches or 172 cm) .
  • Not colour blind as we pick fruit as it ripens (turns red). You will need confidence as you will be selecting only the ripest fruit.
  • You will require your own car as the orchard is located rurally approximately 10km from Paengaroa or 20 km from Te Puke. There are campsites nearby in Maketu.
  • You will need to provide evidence that you are permitted to work in New Zealand (work permit) and have a current IRD number and bank account.

We pick fruit 5 days per week – from Monday to Friday where possible.

If you meet all of the criteria above please email to arrange an interview and demonstration of the job

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