Career Opportunity

About the company

Vailima Orchard is a successful, 4th generation family-owned business. With over 200 Ha’s of Apple Orchard stretching over the Waimea plain in Hope. With our business expanding we are excited to be advertising for a skilled individual to join our already established team. 

About the job

This is an incredible opportunity for someone that has a wide range of skills, is motivated, capable and committed person. We are looking for someone that is after a career in horticulture, wants to grow their skills with our business and comes to work with a good can-do attitude.

About you

The qualities and skills that we are looking for are:

  • Past experience in farming or horticulture would be preferred but not essential as all on the job training will be provided.
  • Experience operating equipment including but not limited to; tractors, tractor implements, mowers and sprayer.
  • Current drivers Licence
  • Able to work well within a team or independently
  • Ensuring that the highest standards of Health and Safety are maintained
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • An understanding of Horticulture and this fast-growing industry would be an advantage
  • Computer skills, not afraid of technology
  • Physically fit
  • Reliable
  • Self-motivated

What to expect

If you are looking for a stable long-term role, with a genuine opportunity to learn and be part of the exciting horticultural industry, then this role will meet your requirements.


Job Requirements

Applicants for this position must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

Please don’t apply if you are of a short-term limited visa or are not currently living in New Zealand.