Employment

At Rangiora Nursery we are always on the look out for good people to join the team. We have seasonal jobs on offer throughout the year. We have a fun team atmosphere that is suited to people that are prepared to work hard. You'll need to enjoy working outdoors and be physically fit and healthy. 

Applicants must have:

  • NZ Citizenship, NZ Residency or a NZ Working Holiday Visa
  • NZ IRD
  • NZ Bank Account
  • Your own transportation and accommodation
  • Be fit and able to perform vigorous work
  • A good level of English
  • Willing to undertake random drug testing
  • Willing to allow the company to do a criminal record check
  • Be able to work through for the time period involved
  • A good attitude!

 

IF you are interested please read the job descriptions below and apply

 

 

Tree Pruning (February 2 weeks)

Tree Pruning (February 2 weeks)

Details  8 people are required to prune small pine trees. These trees are approximately 1m in height and are pruned using loppers. This job is suited to people that like working outdoors in the summer time and enjoy a physical challenge.
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Cuttings (April-May)

Cuttings (April-May)

Details  40 people are required to complete a Cuttings/Planting Programme. Pine tree cuttings are “taken” from mother plants using secateurs. These cuttings are “set” or planted in raised beds in an open ground nursery. Approximately, 4 million cuttings are planted each year at Rangiora Nursery. This job is suited to people that like working outdoors and enjoy a physical challenge.
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Tree Lifting (June-mid September)

Tree Lifting (June-mid September)

Details  6 people are required to "lift" or pull up small pine trees at Rangiora Nursery. The trees are about 30cm in height and 1 year in age. Each year about 6 million pine tree seedlings and cuttings are lifted to order. This is a physically demanding job suited to people who enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions.
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Tree Grading (June-mid September)

Tree Grading (June-mid September)

Details  10 people are required to grade small pine trees in a shed facility at Rangiora Nursery. The trees are graded to certain specifications and then tree roots are trimmed.  The trees that need grading are 30cm in height and 1 year in age. Each year about 6 million pine tree seedlings and cuttings are processed. This job is suited to people that enjoy a physical challenge and like working with trees.
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Tree Packing (June-mid September)

Tree Packing (June-mid September)

Details  3 people are required to count and pack small pine trees in a shed facility at Rangiora Nursery. The trees that need counting and packing are about 30cm in height and 1 year in age. Each year about 6 million pine tree seedlings and cuttings are processed through the shed. This job is suited to people that enjoy a physical challenge and like working with trees.
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