Employment

CAFE

We are currently looking for:

- Part time Chef

- Part time Barista/ Wait staff

If you are intested in any of these positions, please email your CV to info@monavaleblueberries.co.nz

 

ORCHARD

We are currently looking for:

Orchard Assistant & Packhouse Supervisor

This position includes indoor work during the Summer months supervising the operation and staff in the packhouse and outdoor work year round.

Tasks will include:

Outdoor: hand weeding, pruning, scrub cutting, mowing, fertiliser application, general orchard maintenance

Packhouse: grading, packing, quality control, leading a team of up to 20, operating computerised grading & packing equipment, just in time ordering of packaging, record keeping, completion of consignment and transportation documents, staff training, cleaning

The person we are looking for will have:

- a minimum of one full season of blueberry field and packhouse experience

- previous experience and/or training in blueberry quality control

- previous experience and training in fresh perishable fruit logistics and cool-chain handling

- an interest in organic blueberry growing

- horticulural training - would be an advantage

- have an eye for details

- be able to work as a team but also lead a team when necessary

- conduct staff training

- be motivated

- be hard working

- be able to lift and do physical work

- be reliable and punctual

Training will be given.  Hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.  Adiitonal hours/days are required during the harvest from December to April.  Start ASAP.  Pay according to experience and skill.

You MUST be legally allowed to work in NZ to be considered for this position.  Please only apply if you can fulful the requirements we are looking for.
Send your CV and covering letter to Kath. info@monavaleblueberries.co.nz

Thank you to all those apply.  Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

 

Temporary Orchard Workers

Our busiest harvest period is February & early March.

There are employment opportunities for people looking for seasonal and holiday work. We employ casual orchard workers including pickers, graders, packers, orchard maintenance workers, weeders and scrubcutters.

If you are interested in working with us, Contact Us stating the type of work you are interested in, the dates you are available to work and the reason you would like to work with us (working holiday, casual summer work etc) and we will send you an application form and information sheet.

All applicants should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.