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Company: Thompson's Horticulture


Uploaded: 22 April 2021

Closes: 25 May 2021

Sprayer/Machinery Operator

Thompson's Horticulture Limited is a family-owned and operated kiwifruit and vineyard management company, with orchards and vineyards in Opotiki and Gisborne. We are seeking an Experienced Machinery Operator to join our Viticulture team. This is an opportunity for a motivated, capable, and committed person to operate Machinery in a permanent full-time position.

Our successful applicant will have:

  • previous driving experience in either viticulture/horticulture or manufacturing environment

  • experience with the operation and maintenance of other tractor's and machinery

  • experience with chemical spraying and fertilizer application

  • a current driver’s license and

  • a current Growsafe and Approved Handler Certificate

  • be able to work well within a team

  • repairs and maintenance and mechanical skills or background (preferred but not


  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

The job offers a competitive remuneration package, great work environment and ample growth opportunities.

To apply please visit our website and complete an application form

If you would like to find out more about these opportunities, please contact the Office on 06 862 5039 or email

Applicants must hold current NZ working rights and pre-employment drug testing requirements must be meet.

Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

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