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Apple Picker

Murphy Horticulture Spring Creek, Marlborough

Job Description

Murphy Horticulture is a family-owned business operating a vineyard as well as being the only export apple grower in the region, providing our staff with unique diversity and experience. We're located within 5 minutes of Blenheim in the magnificent Marlborough region.

Apple picking work is available from approximately 21st February (maturity dependent) for 8 weeks. It requires workers to carefully select and pick fruit. You will be trained in all aspects of the task. You will be using picking bags and a ladder (approx. 2 meters tall) so will need to be safety conscious, comfortable with heights and reasonably fit. You may also be required from time to time to help with other tasks such as moving or collecting up reflective cloth.

Picking is paid on a minimum hourly rate of $22.10/hr with possible hourly bonus rates. This gives you the opportunity to earn significantly more than the standard hourly wage if you are keen and capable. Picking is generally 6 days a week, 8 hours a day, however needs to work around any wet weather.

We are conveniently located 5 min drive north of Blenheim and there are a number of accommodation options close by. We would love to hear from you if you're keen, motivated, reliable, and happy to work outside.

  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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Murphy Horticulture

Member since: February 2022