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Deckhands - Golden Bay


Reference: 5026127

Deckhands - Golden Bay

Are you looking for a challenge where no two days are ever the same? Have you got experience on vessels or wanting a change? Then this could be for you!

Since the time of the hekenga, our people have displayed the qualities of innovation, perseverance, flexibility and adaptability. Our tūpuna were creative, astute and forward thinking people who gifted us our land, whakapapa and cultural identity. Kono NZ LP is a business that thrives off the taonga or gifts that have been handed down to us by our tūpuna and include land, sea and natural resources.

Kono is a top 100, premium New Zealand food and beverage company with a unique 500-year business plan, Te Pae Tawhiti. Our interests span wine, horticulture, fruit bars and seafood and we export to over 25 countries throughout the world. Our products encapsulate the pure taste of Aotearoa New Zealand and are produced sustainably, akin to the Māori values of our owners.

Our business is diverse, from farming and harvesting, to processing and the marketing of seafood, wine, cider, apples, pears, kiwifruit, hops and natural fruit bars.

We are looking for Deckhands to join our team located in the Golden Bay region. Reporting directly to the Skipper, you will be involved in tasks such as harvesting product, re-seeding and spat catching.

The role

Involves assisting and carrying out duties onboard the vessels while adhering to health and safety standards and regulations to promote a safe work environment.

The person

If you are experienced in the aquaculture industry or are interested in a career change we would love to hear from you. This is challenging role and will require someone who can hit the ground running.

In return we offer:

  • Annual Health Checks
  • Opportunity for advancement for the right person- Skippers ticket!
  • Staff Sales
  • Long Service Leave
  • Company Doctor
  • EAP Services
  • An awesome team!

Please note: Kono has a drug and alcohol policy and the successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment drug and medical screening

If you think you have a great attitude, a passion for being on the water and are always on the go then apply now!

Applications Close: 06 Mar 2020