Kii Tahi Nursery Assistant
Kii Tahi Nursery & Land Care is a wholly owned and operated company of Ngaa Rauru Kiitahi Iwi. Kii Tahi was established in 2001 under a Local Level Solutions programme run by Te Puni Kookiri. Kii Tahi is situated on Wai-o-Turi Marae land in Paatea. Kii Tahi provides services across our rohe through contracts for riparian plant production and landcare services. 11,000 plants were delivered in 2021 - 2022 with an increase in planting jobs taken on over the winter months.
The role of the Kii Tahi Nursery Assistant is to Whakatipungia Ngaa Rauru Kiitahitanga by supporting Nursery Management in the day-to-day operations of the nursery to meet contractual and other commitments to external parties, meeting customer requirements and production targets ensuring quality work is delivered and high standards are achieved in line with standard operating procedures.
As a small business, we require staff to be team players, multi-functional, and to pitch in and help as and when required.
The ideal applicant will meet the following criteria:
- Evidence of horticulture qualification or working towards
- Growsafe Approved Handler Certificate
- First Aid Certificate
- Experience in native plant nursery industry including knowledge of native plant identification, propagation, and production systems