Homegrown - Vegetable Delivery

Homegrown is a family-owned and operated business located in the Horowhenua. 

Due to continued growth and expansion, they are looking at recruiting the following staff members to add to their existing close-knit team. Homegrown offers a positive, friendly and engaging working environment.

PACKHOUSE STAFF

General duties and responsibilities will be the packing of customer fruit and vegetable crates in addition to any other general packhouse duties. Packhouse staff will report directly to the packhouse supervisor and/or the business owner. A high level of physical fitness will be required as the role involves manual handling and will be on foot all day. Work commences at 730am until all orders have been completed. Additionally, the candidate will need to have a good eye for detail as crate presentation is paramount, as to the need for good alpha/numerical skills. A positive can-do attitude is essential to fit in with the existing close-knit team.

DRIVERS

General duties and responsibilities will be the loading/unloading and delivering of Homegrown fruit and vegetable crates to homes/businesses throughout the Manawatu/Kapiti Coast/Hutt Valley and Wellington regions. The role may also require the collection of produce from local suppliers. Experience with courier/multi-drop delivery driving is preferred. Class 2 experience would also be preferred but is not essential. A high level of fitness is essential as the role involves manual handling and challenging delivery sites. Whilst the role works remotely, good interpersonal skills are essential as there will be a close liaison between the packhouse supervisor and business owner. A high standard of personal presentation will be required as drivers will be the 'face' of Homegrown as they interact with customers on a daily basis. A driver uniform will be provided. Please note a clean driver's record is essential.

Homegrown operates a company-wide no-smoking policy, reserves the right for drug testing and will require references for any successful applicant. As Homegrown is an essential service under Government Covid 19 regulations, all staff will be required to be fully vaccinated and Homegrown operates at all levels included level 4 lockdown