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 
27 May - Late September - Grading and packing trees in shed (refer below for full job description)
27 May - Late September - Lifting trees (refer below for full job description)

 

Job Description -  GRADING Pine Trees

Starts 27th May 2019 - late September

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 grading and packing pine tree seedlings and cuttings in our grading shed. 5 days a week, 8 hours/day approx. Start on hourly rate ($18.00 + holiday pay) while training (1 week approx) then move on to contract rates. Average contract pay rates from last season were between $20-$25/hr. Great potential to earn good money if you are committed.

Must have:

- A NZ work visa permit that is valid for work until late September.

- IRD Number

- NZ bank account

- Your own transportation and accommodation

Applicants must also have good English and be physically fit and strong. You also must be prepared to work outside in all weather conditions. Wet weather clothing will be provided but must have own gumboots.

Must be available to start on the 27th May and be able to work through to late-September. To apply please email us, and include any relevant work experience, and your contact details (phone number, email address). We will need to have a copy of your NZ working holiday visa, plus a copy of your passport.

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JOB DESCRIPTION -  LIFTING PINE TREES

Starts 27th May 2019 - late September

Payment: Paid Position $20.00/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 lifting (or pulling out of the ground) pine tree seedlings and cuttings. 5 days a week, 6-8 hours/day. Start on hourly rate ($20.00 + holiday pay) while training (1 week approx) then move on to contract rates. Average contract pay rates from last season were between $25-$35/hr. Great potential to earn good money if you are committed.

Must have:

- A NZ work visa permit that is valid for work until late September.

- IRD Number

- NZ bank account

- Your own transportation and accommodation

Applicants must also have good English and be physically fit and strong. You also must be prepared to work outside in all weather conditions. Wet weather clothing will be provided but must have own gumboots.

Must be available to start on the 27th May and be able to work through to late-September. To apply please email us, and include any relevant work experience, and your contact details (phone number, email address). We will need to have a copy of your NZ working holiday visa, plus a copy of your passport.

For more information about Rangiora Nursery you can follow us on Facebook or Instagram