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Packhouse/ Harvest Staff

Payment: Paid Position ($18.90 + Holiday pay)
Location: Ashburton/Rakaia/Temuka
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary
Listing Added: 13/01/2021

Packhouse staff wanted for Onions and in paddocks harvesting staff for Potatoes

May Brothers Farming Ltd grows, packs, sells on the local market  and export onions and potatoes. We have a packhouse located in Milford (near Temuka) where the onions will be graded and packed.


We are needing multiply people for the packhouse and also for in paddock harvesting staff starting from February 2021 on onions first. As the season goes,  there will be a smooth transition to the harvesting potatoes in the Mid Canterbury area (Rakaia, Ashburton) and packing onions through the year.


We are also after a forklift operator with forklift licence


The harvest / packing season will be from February till September.

The busiest period will be the end of February till May.

The hours depends on the work and the weather required. The full training will be provided, no experience needed but would be an advantage

This work will be ongoing and intermittent, depending on the weather.


Do you want to be the part of the team and have can do attitude?

Are you physically fit, reliable, consistent and determined to get the job done? We would like to hear from you!

You can start working on onions first and then carry on with the potatoes harvest.

If you are interested in earlier or later start of the season, let us know – it’s negotiable.

Please, e-mail us your expression of interest and tell us briefly about yourself, your availability (days of the week, time etc) or contact Tim on 027 323 4048

Applicants with references will have an advantage.

You must have a valid work visa to be eligible to apply for these positions.

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