Clyde Orchard, nestled in the scenic landscapes of New Zealand, is seeking enthusiastic and diligent individuals to join our team as Cherry Pickers. This seasonal position offers a unique opportunity to work amidst beautiful cherry orchards and contribute to the harvest of premium-quality cherries.
- Cherry Harvesting:
- Safely climb ladders or use cherry-picking platforms to reach and pick ripe cherries from the trees.
- Handle cherries with care to prevent damage and maintain fruit quality.
- Sorting and Packing:
- Sort harvested cherries to separate ripe, unripe, and damaged fruit.
- Pack cherries into containers or boxes, ensuring they meet quality standards.
- Orchard Maintenance:
- Assist with general orchard maintenance tasks, such as pruning, weeding, and irrigation.
- Quality Control:
- Follow guidelines for cherry selection and quality control to meet market standards.
- Safety and Compliance:
- Adhere to safety protocols, including the proper use of equipment and safe working practices.
- Comply with orchard policies and procedures.
- No prior experience is required; training will be provided.
- Physical fitness and the ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
- Ability to work at heights and climb ladders or use cherry-picking platforms.
- Attention to detail and the ability to handle delicate fruit with care.
- Strong work ethic and reliability.
- Willingness to work in a team and follow instructions.
- Punctuality and commitment to meeting daily harvest targets.
- Competitive hourly wage.
- Opportunity to work in a stunning orchard setting.
- Valuable experience in agriculture and fruit harvesting.
- Friendly and inclusive work environment.
- Potential for extended employment for those demonstrating exceptional dedication and performance.
If you’re excited about the prospect of working amidst cherry trees and contributing to a successful harvest, we encourage you to apply for the Cherry Picker position at Clyde Orchard. Be part of our seasonal team dedicated to delivering the finest cherries to markets worldwide.
To apply, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter expressing your interest in the position.