NZ Gourmet Seasonal Work

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We are currently looking for the following people:

Crop Change Workers

Gourmet Paprika (Based at Gourmet Mokai)

Location: Taupo    Type: Full time    Duration: Contract

Our site is located 30kms north west of Taupo. We operate in a horticultural environment and grow capsicum and tomato crops under glass. We are about to undertake our busy crop change and require keen, fit workers to come and join our team. The role will last for approximately 6-8 weeks. To apply for this role you should be:
  • Physically fit
  • Reliable
  • Able to commit to 6-8 weeks work
  • Have reliable transport
To apply for the role please email mailto:dchan@nzg.co.nz or phone 07-333-9350.

Glasshouse Workers

Gourmet Paprika (Based at Gourmet Mokai)

Location: Taupo    Type: Full time    Duration: Contract

We are seeking reliable, fit and energetic Glasshouse Workers to help us through our busy season and we want you! Gourmet Mokai is located 30kms north west of Taupo. We are seeking reliable, fit and energetic Glasshouse Workers to help us through our busy season. The work isn’t complicated, but it is in a fast-paced environment where focus on quality is a must. You don’t need to be experienced for this role but we request all applicants have the flexibility to work extended hours, are comfortable working at heights and have reliable transport to get to work each day. If you’d like to work in an environment where it’s Summer all year round, this could be the opportunity for you. You will join an experienced team in a modern glasshouse and many of our crew have been with us for more than a few years so there’s plenty of assistance if you need it. We’re not going to say it’s an easy going job because honestly some days it’s not. The work can be physically demanding and on hot days this makes it challenging. In the glasshouse you’ll be responsible for picking, pruning and planting. Applicants must be able to communicate in English confidently. The right candidate will have:
  • Basic English-speaking skills to the level that you can understand any instructions you are given
  • Have a good level of physical fitness
  • Desire to work in a team environment
  • Able to work flexible hours

Tractor Driver (fixed term)

Gourmet Paprika (Based at Gourmet Blueberries)

Location: Hastings, Hawkes Bay    Type: Full time    Duration: Fixed Term

We’re a growing horticultural operation based in Hastings, with year-round production. We are seeking an experienced tractor driver to join our team to assist with our vegetable program. To be successful in this role you’ll have at least 2 years proven experience operating a tractor with formal evidence of tractor training. You will enjoy working in both a team environment and independently, and have good people skills. The work we do is often varied, so you’ll be open to working in other areas of the farm operation using your practical, hands-on approach. A typical day may involve operating a tractor to prepare, plant, harvest and maintain vegetable crops, and ensure that the machinery is maintained. You’ll also be communicating with the packhouse to ensure that their daily orders are fulfilled. Skills required:
  • Flexibility to work the hours to complete jobs by the required timeframes (including weekends)
  • Must hold a full driver’s license
  • WTR endorsement (an advantage)
  • Punctual & reliable
  • Proactive about health and safety
A good work ethic and positive attitude will see you progress in our growing company. We can offer you a fixed-term role with a possibility of on-going work, stable full-time hours and a competitive hourly rate depending on your level of experience. Please note that a pre-employment drug test and criminal conviction check is part of the recruitment process. Applications close Wednesday 3 February 2021 Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

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