Spinach Marlborough

Land Based Vacancies

Employment Information

As one of the largest privately owned companies in the South Island, Talley's employ close to a thousand full time staff and an additional 600 staff across the seasons at nine different locations with our Head Office based in Motueka.

Whether you are a trained engineer, an experienced fisher or driver, or perhaps looking for an opportunity to get into fishing, agriculture or processing then we would like to hear from you.  

What we look for in our employees:

  • Respect for yourself, environment and those within it
  • A commitment to health and safety
  • Good teamwork and communication skills
  • Passion and a positive attitude
  • An exceptional work ethic

Land Vacancies

We grow, harvest and process vegetables at our plants in Blenheim and Ashburton. Fishing boats are unloaded in Picton, Timaru, Nelson, Motueka, Westport and Greymouth with processing of the fish at our plants in Motueka, Westport and Timaru. In addition we process shellfish in Motueka and Blenheim. For more information, see our Locations.

Please apply for jobs at Talley's through Seek, Trademe and My Job Space. However, if you have any enquiries feel free to email us at l............@talleys.co.nz


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