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Pest Controller - Assistant Netting Technician

Job Description

1.Netting/Pest Control

• Assist to measure, design and cut netting for specific guidelines using different tools

• Assist to retract and re-stretch netting in accordance with job specifications and requirements

• Acquire knowledge of tension specification for cable weight/loading to ensure safety of the structures

• Acquire knowledge of driving a MAXI 640 hydralada, which requires specialist and technical skills to ensure safety of cable loading and other staff members

• Maneuver and monitor cable joiners (which will require specialist training)

• Keep the work site clean and tidy

• Assist with any other duties involved in building, adjusting and or repairing of the netting structures

2. General Maintenance

• may include pruning, fencing, hedge trimming, rabbit proofing of nets and fences and any other task required by management

3. Orchard Care • Clean up of orchard after harvest and pruning or whenever required

4. Use of machinery • Included but not limited to Hydraladas

• Driving of quads around the orchard with occasional towing of trailers

• Forklifts, only if licenced, unloading and loading trucks at the orchard or packhouse. Moving bins, skips, tanks etc. within the Orchard boundary when required.

• All machinery must be operated in a safe manner, failure to do so will result in no longer being able to use the machinery.

5. Act at all times in accordance with NZ Cherry Corp. culture and vision, including actively encouraging NZ Cherry Corp values internally and externally.

6. Your other responsibilities may include any other duties that we reasonably require you to do. We may change your duties from time to time to reflect the changing requirements of your position and the business.

Pest Controller - Assistant Netting Technician

New Zealand Cherry Partnership

Job type:

Full Time


Central Otago

Accommodation available: