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We are looking for Canadian tree planters willing to come to New Zealand for a summer job

Positions: Restoration Landscapers / Tree Planting
Employer: Native Solutions
Location: New Zealand 
Type: paid + accommodations + travel costs (see below)
Term: summer or seasonal (April–December)

Planting season at Native Solutions is a very busy time of year (April – December). We are always on the look out for motivated, hard-working and dedicated planters to join our crews. A planting job at Native Solutions is very unique! You will be working in a crew of anywhere between 6-12 people and will take you all over New Zealand.

What exactly is involved in a planting job role?

Planting includes, but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Preparing and maintenance of seedbeds
  • Planting of shrubs, trees and bulbs
  • Maintenance in the way of planting, weeding, trimming and fertilisation techniques
  • Installation of protection devices and plant support materials.
  • Application of spray for insect, weed control and their safety.
  • Application of mulch mediums, weed mat materials, wind netting and irrigation.
  • Have a current Site Safe certificate would be of advantage.

What are the benefits of working at Native Solutions?

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • All accommodation funded by the company
  • Work boot allowance
  • Travel costs to and from jobs is covered
  • The chance to see the country “off the beaten track”
  • All equipment and training provided

What do we need from prospective planters?

  • Have a current, clean N.Z or international driver’s license.
  • Able to work as a team but also unsupervised when applicable.
  • Able to cope with last minute changes.
  • Hard working and excellent work ethic.
  • Willing to undertake random drug testing as well as preliminary drug and alcohol testing.
  • Willing to allow the company to do a criminal record check.
  • Fit and able to perform vigorous work.
  • Able to work 6 days a week in peak season.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 11 2019    ID: 51200