Do you have a Working Holiday Visa or SSE visa? Come and work in our Kiwifruit and Blueberry orchards in rural Patumahoe, South Auckland.
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 orchard teams.
We have the following casual work available now or coming up soon:
• Kiwifruit Vine training:
o available now
o Based at our Orchard at 82 Hulls Road, Te Kohanga (15 mins from Tuakau).
o Earn $20.40 per hour (including holiday pay)
o Vine training is tying young vines up strings to fill the canopy space. This helps to get fruit in a good position to be picked during harvest.
• Blueberry picking:
o available now
o Based at our Orchard on Klipsch Road (15 min from Pukekohe, Drury or Waiuku).
o Staff are paid based on the amount of fruit picked rather than by the hour. The advantage of this system is that the more you pick the more you earn, so your hard work is well rewarded with potential high earnings.
• Flower picking:
o Starting in November
o You will be working outside in the orchard collecting flowers for our pollen mill.
o The pay rate is per piece so it is a good opportunity to make a lot of money in a short period of time. We will teach you the most efficient flower picking techniques.
• need to be fit and agile
• ideally be between 165-180cm tall
• able to work quickly and efficiently
• have your own reliable transport
• be contactable by mobile phone as our offers of work are sent out via text message
• All of our orchard work is casual and is weather dependent – we don’t work in the rain!
• We work Monday to Friday, with some Saturday work
• You must have a legal right to work in New Zealand – this can include a valid visa.
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 https://www.punchbowl.co.nz/new-applicants Remember to attach your ID and a copy of your Visa. DO NOT REPLY DIRECT THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.
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