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Tamarillo Fruit Pickers

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

We are currently looking for TWO (2) fruit pickers - this would suit a couple

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 on 12 June 2018 but attend an interview / meet and greet asap
  • Available for long term work (our season ends in October)
  • 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 and  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.
  • 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 generally 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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