Inside Info: Thomas Brothers

Thomas Brothers are a multi-generation, family-owned orchard, based in Riwaka, Tasman. They attentively cultivate, pick, pack and cool a variety of different apples, kiwifruit, and cherries. Thomas Brothers pride themselves on being a business of making memories.

Thomas Brothers offer a variety of roles, flexibility, and an inclusive and enjoyable working environment that has many opportunities to advance your career. With no experience necessary, Thomas Brothers offer training and support on the job.

Putting your hand up and taking on responsibility goes a long way. Those that show initiative may be able to upskill through Primary ITO courses as well as the potential to take part it in GoHort’s Emerging Leaders Development Program.

Thomas Brothers also supports those who are passionate about horticulture.  Gain an industry-specific qualification or credits in Level 2 and 3. Qualifications may allow you to move into more technical-based roles such as planting, mechanical, quality control, supervisor, manager, HR, office-based work, cool store manager or forklift driver.

While the industry is known to be seasonal, Thomas Brothers also require staff all year round – picking, in the packhouse, the night shift from 5 – 9 pm, or school holiday work.

To find out more about working at Thomas Brothers or to apply:

Email or phone 021 740 143

Benefits of working at Thomas Brothers

  • Bonuses (dependent on your role)
  • The opportunity to work outdoors in the beautiful Tasman region
  • Working in a safe and enjoyable workplace with like-minded people
  • Plenty of variety and a chance to learn new skills through internal Learning and Development
  • Career progression and opportunity