Irrigation Operator/General Hand

Want a job in one of New Zealand’s most booming and promising industries – Horticulture?

Water and sustainable practices is critical to our business success and that of New Zealand.


LeaderBrand Produce Limited is one of New Zealand’s largest and most diverse horticultural businesses with operations in Ashburton, Matamata, Pukekohe and a base in Gisborne.


We are currently seeking Irrigation Operator/General Hands to join our team for the summer season. 


The role includes the daily operation of irrigation systems, record keeping, maintenance of equipment, moving irrigation pipes, and tractor work. You need to be physically fit, reliable and be able to think on your feet and solve problems as you go.


This fulltime, seasonal role is based out of Makauri, Gisborne and will commence as soon as possible and run through to approximately end of March 2019, depending on the progress of the season and workload available.


Shifts are generally 12 hours and you must be available to work weekends as well as week-days.   


If you have a passion for growing and the outdoors, thrive on challenging yourself and want to further your career with a vibrant team then we would love to hear from you.


Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test, hold a full current NZ Driver’s License and should have NZ residency or a valid work visa.


Applications close: 18 November 2018

Please forward your CV and cover letter to:


Alex Aitken

LeaderBrand Produce Ltd

P O Box 648

Gisborne 4040

New Zealand