Quarry Worker (cadetship potential)

Quarry Worker (cadetship potential) – Ravensdown Geraldine Lime Quarry

If you’re keen to grow your career, there’s no better place to nourish it than here. We’re committed to providing our people with all they need to positively thrive. So, isn’t it time you put your trust in the company that’s been trusted throughout New Zealand for over 40 years?

To enable smarter farming for a better New Zealand
Ka pūkekotia a Rongomātāne, ka poho kererū a Aotearoa

Sometimes you have to dig around a bit to find a job and a company that suits you down to the ground. And you’ve just found it – a job that’s a perfect match for your skills, your ambitions and your way of life. We’re looking for a Quarry Worker to join our tight-knit, experienced quarry crew at our Geraldine Lime Quarry. In this role you’ll look after the day-to-day operation of the processing plant and its machinery, ensuring production of high quality lime. We’re a busy quarry so there’ll be shift work involved, including various activities for maintaining plant reliability & cleanliness.

About the Role:

For the right person, we can offer you the opportunity to join our cadetship scheme. With this, you’ll receive training and mentoring from experienced colleagues, following a set structure to qualify you with the relevant machinery and mobile plant licenses, first aid, hazard identification and other health and safety processes. You’ll progress through recognised industry qualifications and learn real skills to help you advance. You will ultimately obtain your B or A Grade Quarry Managers Certification.

Skills & Experience:

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have:

  • Customer service experience
  • Experience operating front-end loaders and the relevant licences (Class 2, W and T endorsements desirable)
  • Experience working with a fixed processing plant
  • A reasonable level of physical fitness
  • A mechanical mind and knowledge of basic repair work
  • The ability to work as a team and follow instructions

If you’re ready to work with a great team, and want the chance to work your way up the ladder with one of New Zealand’s most respected, stable employers, then talk to us today. We’re committed to providing our people with all they need to positively thrive.


  • Excellent benefits package (5% superannuation, allowances)
  • Career opportunities in a fantastic cooperative
  • Investment in training and development
  • Great company culture

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to Marina Groom, HR Advisor on marina.groom@ravensdown.co.nz

Ravensdown is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test.