Irrigation Pipe Crew – Salad Leaf 236 views

Job Description

We are currently seeking Irrigation Operator to join our Salad Leaf team for the summer season.  The role includes the daily operation of irrigation systems, record keeping, maintenance of equipment, moving irrigation pipes, and some tractor work.

This ful-time seasonal role will commence as soon as possible and run through to approximately end of March 2018, depending on the progress of the season and workload available.  You will be based out of Makauri in Gisborne.


  • Working outside
  • Experience working for one of the largest cropping companies in NZ

Job Requirements

  1. Physically fit
  2. Reliable
  3. Full license

How To Apply

You must also be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, and have the right to work in NZ for the duration of the season.

Email your application and CV if you have one to

Or call him on 021-792-428

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Company Information
  • Type Growers
  • First Name Gordon
  • Last Name McPhail
  • Crop types grown
    Crop type #1: Broccoli + Lettuce + Salad Leaf
  • Crop size #1: 1000ha
  • Crop type #2: Squash + Sweetcorn
  • Crop size #2: 1700ha
  • Crop type #3: Grapes
  • Crop size #3: 210ha
  • Business Age (years) 43
  • Planned Business Growth Ever forward thinking, LeaderBrand strives to be the best at what we do, in every aspect of our business. This mean investing in our people, plant, property and processes. Our continued growth creates exciting opportunities for our existing staff and also leads to new roles and opportunities for fresh ideas and expertise to join the team. Having more than doubled our salad program in the last 12 months, we are consistently seeking opportunities to expand across our growing regions. Our new salad processing plant was commissioned in 2017 and is one of the largest and most sophisticated factories of it's kind in the Southern Hemisphere. We are proud to be at the front of technology and development in our industry. And our crop management office boasts a team of highly experienced Agronomists from around the world, who are currently looking at other potential crop growing regions across New Zealand for development opportunities. It is our vision for this kind of diversification that cements our position in the industry and helps us to guarantee supply to our customers.
  • How many of the following staff do you employ annually?
    Full-Time: 300
  • Seasonal: 250
  • Are you willing to engage with support agencies? Yes