Employment

At Rangiora Nursery we value good people. We have a strong focus on health and safety and like to ensure our people are well looked after. 

Seasonal work is available as follows:

February - Form pruning of stool bed trees
April - May - Taking and setting cuttings from pine trees (refer below for full job description)
June - September - Grading and packing trees in shed
June - September - Lifting trees

 

Job Description -  Taking and setting cuttings from Pine Trees

Starts 8th April 2019 for 7-8 weeks

Payment: Paid Position $18.00/hr (while training) then Contract Rates

Location: Rangiora

Region: Christchurch & North Canterbury

Experience: No Experience Necessary

 

General casual positions are available on our 110 hectare pine tree nursery located approximately 20mins north of Christchurch. Or just 10mins from Kaiapoi or Rangiora.

The work involves taking and setting small pine tree cuttings. It is outdoor work in sometimes challenging winter weather conditions. The work is suited to people that are physically fit, like being outdoors and working alongside others. We like to create a good team atmosphere here.   

Work will be between 5-6 days/week and approximately 8+hours/day depending on weather conditions. Workers must achieve quality and quantity targets within 7 working days. Those that put in the effort can progress quickly and earn good money.

Applicants must have:

- A NZ working holiday visa that is valid for the time period involved (7-8 weeks)

- IRD Number

- NZ bank account

- Your own transportation and accommodation

- A good level of English

- Your own pair of gumboots and warm clothing. But please note wet weather raincoats, overtrousers and gloves are available here for use on the job.  

Applicants must be available to start on Monday 8th April and be able to commit to at least 7-8 weeks work. Further work opportunities at the nursery may follow.

Please note: Please do not apply if you are only after a few days work.

To apply please email us and include any relevant work experience, especially any Horticulture work in NZ. Also send your contact details (phone number and email address) and WHV details, plus Date of Entry into NZ.

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