Waimea Nurseries

Employment

Employment

Waimea Nurseries currently employs up to 130 people, including fifty permanent full-time staff. Staffing requirements peak in Winter and in early Summer. The work can be reasonably physical, and the jobs suit people who like to work outdoors. You must be eligible to work in New Zealand and have your own transport.

We advertise vacancies on Trademe Jobs so please search there (for 'Waimea Nurseries') to see if we have a current vacancy or vacancies. 

If you are interested in joining our team, please fill out our online application form or download an Employment Application Form here and send to: 

Email: careers@waimeanurseries.co.nz 
Mail: Waimea Nurseries, 79 Golden Hills Road, RD1 Richmond,  Nelson 7081. 
Fax: 03 544 2647

Or apply in person at the Nursery Office: Waimea Nurseries, 79 Golden Hills Road, Appleby, Nelson.

Summary of Key Tasks

MONTH

 

FIELD NURSERY

 

 

CONTAINER NURSERY

January

 

Tree Maintenance

 

 

Bagging
Cuttings
Despatch
Tree Maintenance

 

February - March

 

Budding
Tree Maintenance

 

 

Cuttings
Despatch
Tree Maintenance

 

April

 

Tree Maintenance

 

 

Cuttings
Tubing
Despatch
Tree Maintenance

 

May

 

Wrenching
Cane/Support Structure removal
Tree Maintenance
Despatch
Tree Harvest
Rootstock Harvest

 

 

 

Bagging
Tubing
Despatch
Tree Maintenance

June - August

 

Tree Maintenance
Despatch
Tree Harvest
Rootstock Harvest
Bench-grafting

 

 

 

Bagging
Cuttings
Despatch
Tree Maintenance

September - October

 

Tree Maintenance
Planting rootstocks
Field grafting

 

 

Bagging
Cuttings
Despatch
Tree Maintenance

 

November – December

 

Tree Maintenance

 

 

Bagging
Cuttings
Despatch
Tree Maintenance