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Category: Groundsperson / General Hand
Location: Hawke's Bay

Rural Directions

Groundsperson/General Hand & part time Homestead Manager - NEW!

Reference: REF#671637


Punawai Farm is a historic Central Hawke’s Bay property, situated on State Highway 50, 20 minutes from Waipukurau. It is a 500ha breeding and cropping property, run by the Farm Manager who has been employed at Punawai for a number of years and lives on the property.

The owners are wanting to fill two positions:

  • Groundsperson/General Hand – This full time position will involve approximately two days a week assisting the Farm Manager and three days a week maintaining the extensive gardens and grounds of the homestead.
  • Homestead Manager – This is a 10 hour/week (minimum) position, that consists of doing essential housework at the owner’s homestead and some gardening.

It is essential for both roles that you are reliable and trustworthy and you will need to have an interest and knowledge of trees and gardens and take a high level of personal pride and presentation in your surroundings.

Farming experience is essential in the Groundsperson/General Hand role, along with being physically capable, have strong practical skills, with the ability to drive both a tractor and a quad bike.

These positions will allow the successful applicants to pursue their rural interest, whilst also carrying out the property maintenance and gardening, making for a varied and interesting working week.

Accommodation is available in a redecorated 3-bedroom house on the farm.

For further information or to apply please visit www.ruraldirections.
or call the Rural Directions team for a confidential chat on
06 871 0450 (Ref# 671637).

Applications close 5pm Monday, 1st March 2021

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Date Posted: 2021-02-12


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