Team Leader / Supervisor

Job Description

Team Leader / Supervisor
Permanent – Full time

Waimea Nurseries is one of New Zealand’s largest nurseries, growing fruit trees for orchardists, and fruit, ornamental and berry plants for garden retailers. Established in 1971, the nursery now covers over 100 hectares with a mix of field and container tree production. The main nursery site is located 10 minutes from Richmond on the Waimea Plains and offers a fabulous work culture with the ability to grow and develop in the business.

Reporting to the Production Manager, our Team Leaders take a hands-on role leading our production teams in various tasks throughout the year, ensuring they are completed efficiently, on time and to the required standard. Enthusiasm, fantastic people skills and a down to earth nature are essential for this role along with the ability to train others to ensure they reach their maximum potential!
The successful applicant will have proven experience in a leadership position, a love of working outdoors and be able to take pride in seeing real, tangible results in their work. Applicants may have a horticulture or agricultural background, but what’s more important is your exceptional leadership skills! Full training will be provided to the right candidate.

Key attributes:
• Proven experience in a leadership position,
• The ability to lead and motivate,
• Be able to train & supervise others,
• Enjoy working outdoors,
• Be physically capable,
• Be confident with paperwork and quality documentation.
• Hold a current, full NZ driver’s license

Waimea Nurseries offers a unique friendly and supportive workplace culture with our ‘family orientated’ business structure. Benefits of working at Waimea Nurseries include:
• Free end of month staff lunches to promote team building
• An additional days Birthday leave for all permanent employees
• Supported NZQA industry specific training

If you enjoy working with others and would like to join our fabulous team then we would love to hear from you! Send your CV and cover letter to

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Applications close: Friday 8th March 2019

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time