Providing Hawke's Bay with quality and highly trained labour

Check out our range of manufacturing, horticulture, trades, labouring and viticulture job vacancies that need filling today.

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We've Changed Our Name

You have known us as J Ryan Contracting, but we have now changed our name to R&J Employment Services. We haven’t moved, but we have changed our email addresses and website address. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Are you in search of short-term job opportunities? Look no further! R&J is here to connect you with a variety of short-term jobs tailored to your preferences and availability. Whether you're seeking a one-day gig or a multi-week assignment, R&J can help match you with suitable opportunities.

Working in the Vines

Have a look at the massive vineyard in Hawke's Bay. This is just one of the areas of work we hire for. We're always on the lookout for people with skills in areas such as customer service, construction, roading, hospitality, trades & services and more!

Horticulture

Regarded as the fruit bowl of New Zealand, there is a wide range of crops to work within throughout our region. From blueberries, strawberries, pumpkins, asparagus, & raspberries, Hawke’s Bay produce is diverse.

Apples

Hawke’s Bay has the perfect climate for growing export quality apples. The region is surrounded by the cool Pacific Ocean which means summers are warm and winters are mild – just how apples like it.

Viticulture

Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s second largest wine region and grows the most diverse range of varietals. From Pinot Gris to Cabernet Sauvignon, Hawke’s Bay wine is world class. We provide jobs for all aspects of the wine industry.

Production

Maybe you would prefer to work inside? We have a wide range of jobs from working in pack houses, bottling facilities, packaging product that are available all year round.

Recognised Seasonal Employer

J Ryan contracting have RSE status and bring groups of temporary workers from overseas to work for up to seven months of the year under this scheme.

RSE employers can recruit from the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

It is only open to people who have a job offer by a Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) and who are living offshore.