Outdoor vegetable production

Growing the finest quality produce in the world is no easy task. New Zealand’s growers are known for exceptional quality.

Growers use cutting-edge technology to grow food to feed the growing population. And they do it in a way that does not harm the environment. 

Job overview 

Outdoor vegetable production offers diverse and seasonal opportunities. Growing healthy produce for a healthy lifestyle means the industry needs people for plant care and handling. training staff, scientists, agritech specialists, educators, even robotics designers. 

A vegetable production role is an excellent opportunity to be in a position that is rewarding, varied, and requires high attention to detail. You’ll work and train within an existing team of skilled people, and you’ll have heaps of development opportunities.

Our programmes will give you the skills and expertise to produce great outdoor vegetables, from asparagus and broccoli to yams and zucchini. 

Skills and Experience

  • A desire to be involved in the day to day aspects of fruit or crop production and plant care
  • Understand Health and Safety practices
  • Able to work unsupervised with excellent attention to detail skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Have respect for people and different cultures
  • Be able to multitask and work under pressure
  • Tractor Licence or ATV Licence would be advantageous
  • Are able / eligible to work in NZ
  • Drivers Licence
  • Growsafe certificate and First Aid Certificate an advantage
  • Eager to learn and train while you work