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**Flower & Fruit Thinners**

Job Description

 Are you looking for some short-term work up until Christmas? The Kiwifruit industry might have just the job for you. We are looking for casual workers to join our flower and bud thinning teams.

About the job:

Starting early October and ending in approximately late December, this work is casual and is weather dependent with most work being offered Monday to Friday with some weekend work. You will be based at our Kiwifruit Orchards in Glenbrook and around Southwest Auckland. What will I be doing?: • Kiwifruit thinning: Removing excess buds from the vines to adjust the crop load and take pressure off the vines • There’s no heavy lifting or anything particularly strenuous involved, but you do need to be able to work on your feet all day and reach up to the vines.

About you:

You will be: • Physically fit and able to work on your feet, with your arms overhead • Able to speak and understand English • Able to learn and follow instructions to ensure you are removing the right flowers/buds • Reliable and punctual, with your own transport • Flexible with the hours you can work (although we can accommodate part timers) • Legally able to work in NZ or hold an appropriate work visa • Between 165-180cm tall (to reach and fit under bushes/vines) • Contactable by mobile phone so we can let you know when there is work available

About us:

Situated in Rural Patumahoe, South Auckland, Punchbowl is a leading Packhouse and Coolstore facility. We provide packing and cool storage for both Green and Gold Kiwifruit, packing approximately 3 million trays of kiwifruit and 25 tonnes of blueberries annually. At Punchbowl, we are committed to providing a safe, healthy and happy work environment.

How do I apply:

Please apply via our website using the following link and attach a copy of your passport and drivers licence and any relevant work visas.   DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.

**Flower & Fruit Thinners**

Punchbowl Packco Ltd

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