Interested in joining our planting team?

Planting season at Native Solutions is a very busy time of year (April – December). We are always on the look out for motivated, hard-working and dedicated planters to join our crews. A forestry planting job at Native Solutions is very unique! You will be working in a crew of tree planting experts anywhere between 6-12 people and will take you nationwide all over New Zealand.

Forestry planting includes, but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Preparing and maintenance of seedbeds.
  • Planting of shrubs, trees bulbs, native trees and native bushes.
  • Plant maintenance & silviculture through planting, weeding, thinning, trimming and fertilisation techniques.
  • Installation of protection devices and plant support materials.
  • forestry spraying application for insect, weed control and their safety.
  • Application of mulching mediums, weed mat materials, wind netting and irrigation.
  • Having a current Site Safe certificate would be of advantage.
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • All accommodation funded by the company
  • Work boot allowance
  • Travel costs covered
  • The chance to see New Zealand “off the beaten track”
  • All planting equipment and training provided
  • Have a current, clean N.Z or international driver’s license.
  • Able to work as a team but also unsupervised when applicable.
  • Able to cope with last minute changes.
  • Hard working and excellent work ethic.
  • Willing to undertake random drug testing as well as preliminary drug and alcohol testing.
  • Willing to allow the company to do a criminal record check.
  • Fit and able to perform vigorous silvicultural work.
  • Able to work 6 days a week in peak season.

Want To Apply?

If you are interested in working at Native Solutions and contributing to forest management in New Zealand, please complete our online form by clicking the apply now button below or by sending us message to the below email:

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About Us

Native Solutions provides a mobile service in all aspects of planting, maintenance and landscaping throughout New Zealand.


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