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Relief Skipper - Golden Bay

Nelson, New Zealand

Reference: 5474216

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 tupuna 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 tupuna 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 Maori values of our owners.

We are looking for a Relief Skipper to join our team located in the Golden Bay (Tasman) region. Reporting directly to the Skipper, you will be involved in tasks such as harvesting product, re-seeding and spat catching. The crew work all year through averaging 3 nights a week on board the vessel.

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 role also performs the duties of the Skipper when they are not present onboard the vessel.

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. A skippers ticket is necessary for the position.

In return we offer:

  • Annual Health Checks
  • Opportunity for advancement for the right person
  • Staff Sales
  • Long Service Leave
  • 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: 23 May 2021