Posted: Friday, October 2, 2020

Streamside Organics

Canterbury, New Zealand
Full Time
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Harvest Assistant

Posted: Friday, October 2, 2020
 Full Time
 All - Horticulture
 Farming Practices
 Small Scale

Position Description

Streamside Organics is a 50 acre farm located just south of Christchurch, supplying wholesome and hearty veges to local Farmers Markets, home delivered vege boxes, restaurants, retail stores, supermarkets and wholesalers. 

About the Role

The primary role is harvest assistant. Tasks include harvesting, washing and packing produce. The successful candidate will also be asked to assist with a range of on farm duties, including weeding, planting, irrigating and running the seedling nursery. Please note that some tasks at the farm are repetitive and long hours are occasionally required. We work outside in all weather conditions, and an ability to comfortably lift up to 22 kg is required.

Applicants will need their own transport. Previous experience on market gardens ideal, and enthusiasm for horticulture and organics a must. Prior experience working in a physically demanding job preferred.

How to Apply

Please send applications including a CV AND a cover letter describing why you think that you would be suitable for this job, including your goals in this field, at least 2 references .(We only consider candidates who provide the details asked). Candidates must be available to come to the farm for an interview. We will reply over the next week or two once we have received and looked thru a range of candidates.

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