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We are looking for an Assistant Manager and Machinery Operators for our busy horticulture business based in the Bay of Plenty.

Machinery Operator:

This is a full-time permanent position and will consist of operating and maintaining orchard machinery.

To be considered for this position you’ll ideally have some previous driving experience (though this is not required as we are happy to train you), have experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery such as tractors or the willingness to learn this skill, have a current driver’s license or the ability to obtain one. You should have excellent communication skills (both written and spoken) and be able to work independently to reach goals. You must be able to multitask and will be able to complete work in set time frames.

You will be also expected to perform tasks such as operating and maintaining our orchard machinery including tractors completing repair work and assisting in the procurement of new machinery completing... paperwork as required and ensuring the highest quality of work possible. You will be solely responsible for operating and maintaining orchard machinery.

Assistant Manager:

This is a full-time permanent position and will consist of assisting with the management of the full operations of our horticulture business.

To be considered for this position you’ll ideally have at some relevant experience (though this is not required). You should have excellent communication skills (both written and spoken) and be able to work independently to reach goals. You must be able to multitask and will be able to complete work in set time frames. You will also ideally have knowledge in the operations of a Horticulture company and at least 6 months of physical horticulture experience is preferred (but not required).

You will be also expected to perform management tasks such as obtaining and negotiating new contracts, completing paperwork, creating reports for work, communicating with farmers and growers, financial transactions ordering products, HR Duties and staff management as well as Health and Safety.

Key Attributes:

•The desire to grow your knowledge and skills in the horticulture/agriculture machinery industry.

•A strong focus and keen eye for detail.

•The ability and willingness to adapt be flexible and learn quickly

•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•The ability to work independently and without supervision

•Ability to use a computer and basic programs like Microsoft word and excel is also beneficial.

These are full time and permanent positions offering at least 30 hours per week. We are offering a minimum payrate of $29.66 and a maximum of $35 for these positions.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
New Zealand

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