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We are on the search for new team members at Linneaus Laboratory.

There is no better way to spend the rest of the summer than being in sunny Gisborne.

We have work available now for Kiwifruit Sampling Assistants through to the end of April 2021. Experience in kiwifruit sampling would be an advantage but full on-the-job training will be provided. Sampling involves some physical work and we welcome applicants of all ages.

Areas of responsibility will include:

  • Collection of kiwifruit samples for residue and maturity testing following detailed standard operating procedures
  • Be responsible for the day to day maintenance and care of any equipment, plant (including cell phone and applications), and vehicles used
  • Undergo health and safety inductions at each site and assessing risk before commencing sample collection
  • Ensure that all work is documented using the Inspect and GetHomeSafe applications, carried out on time and to the required standard
  • Act to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformances
  • Participate in training to reach and maintain adequate skill and understanding of operations
  • Focus on the key drivers of customer satisfaction, consistent quality of product, volume, turnaround time and cost
  • Monitor own key performance indexes
  • General administrative duties

You will need to have your own vechile, a clean driver’s license, a valid NZ work visa and an IRD number.

To apply please email a copy of your CV to or drop your CV in at Linnaeus Laboratory, 4 Banks St, Awapuni, Gisborne.

Applications close Friday 22nd January

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Company Information
  • Full Address 257 Awapuni Road, Awapuni, Gisborne, New Zealand
  • Type Growers
  • First Name Phoebe
  • Last Name Riddell
  • Crop types grown
    Crop type #1: Grapes
  • Crop size #1: Kiwifruit
  • Crop type #2: Avocados
  • Crop size #2: Persimmons
  • Crop type #3: Melons
  • Crop size #3: Sweet Peas
  • Business Age (years) 40
  • How many of the following staff do you employ annually?
    Full-Time: 50
  • Seasonal: 100
  • Are you willing to engage with support agencies? Yes