Field Technician


Verified Lab Services (VLS) provides high quality, timely and cost-efficient maturity and technical services to our customers. VLS has been providing laboratory services for kiwifruit for over 22 years.

At VLS we are nothing without the talents of our people; we are authentic, skilled and curious, earning respect through our actions. Our inspirational people are passionate, ambitious and demonstrate a passion for excellence and self-leadership.

We are looking to recruit seasonal Field Technicians to work in Northland, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty. You will enjoy a high energy, dynamic and fast-paced role, to deliver results you can trust through accurate action of procedures. No experience is needed as full training will be provided, just bring your positive attitude.

We have full and part time positions available for this seasonal role. You will need to be organised and adaptable as this role starts early in the morning (sunrise) with the volume changing like the seasons. You must be available to work one weekend day as we are a 7 day a week operation.

Skills and competencies: 

  • Ability to get yourself to orchards, reliable transport and driver licence is a must
  • Working to achieve the combined efforts of the team
  • Able to walk thorugh different orchard terrain
  • Able to lift and carry bags of fruit up to 25kg
  • Strong sense of personal safety
  • Comfortable with technology
  • Work outdoors in all weather
  • Sense of urgency and pride

To provide results you can trust you will be…

  • Detailed - Work orders read, understood and followed. 
  • Accurate – communication is clear and precise.
  • Inspirational –through your relationships and work ethic you set the example and be looked up to by your peers. 
  • Ingenious – knowing that challenging times will be on the cards every day so dealing with them confidently.
  • Safety focused – be active in your own safety and those out in the field. Understanding that a well-earned wage is no use if you cannot enjoy it.

At VLS, we work hard, and we have fun. Our brand attributes represent us and who we aspire to be: Founded on Relationships; Quality Obsession; Inspirational People; Growing Futures; Independently Ingenious; Safety Always.This is an exciting opportunity to join us at VLS. 

Please submit your application online by following the “apply now” button and submitting a cover letter and CV.

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand with a valid visa, we are currently unable to support those with an SSE visa.

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Full Time

Job no: CWAL40223

Location: Kerikeri, Katikati, Mt Maunganui, Te Puke, Opotiki, Gisborne

Closing Date: Sunday, 21 April 2024