Careers at Daltons

As a family owned business established in 1947, Daltons has grown from supplying shingle and sand, to the manufacture and supply of potting mixes and landscape products. 

We are proud to be the preferred supplier for many retailers, commercial growers, and nurseries throughout New Zealand.

Based in Matamata with yards in Northland, Auckland, Bay of Plenty and Christchurch, there are many parts to our business and at the core of everything we do is a desire to provide quality products to all of our customers with a high level of service.

We provide a supportive working environment and have a committed team who aren’t afraid to get stuck in and get the job done.

If you are ready for new challenges and new opportunities with a well-established, highly respected company, then please apply below.

 

 

Join our team!

Daltons are currently looking for staff to fill the following roles:

 

Landscape Supplies Yard Person, Mt Wellington – Saturday

Weekend Position – Great pay and working conditions.

We are looking for the right person to join the Mt Wellington Landscape Supplies Team to work on a Saturday. The successful applicant will be hard working, able to work independently and be physically fit.


The responsibilities for this role include:

  • General yard work and maintenance.
  • Loading of customer vehicles with landscape supplies and growing media. Wheels and Forklift Endorsements an advantage but full training will be given to the right applicant.
  • General office and customer services.

 

Candidates should have:

  • Excellent people skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously when required.
  • Be willing to get stuck in and get the job done.
     

Working Hours: Saturday 8am - 3pm.

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Technical Field Representative, Auckland

Join our team as a Technical Field Representative covering the Greater Auckland region and Northland.  At Daltons Limited, we are proud suppliers of premium bulk and bagged growing media and landscape products, serving leading landscapers, retailers, and nurseries throughout New Zealand. If you thrive on providing technical support, cultivating strong customer relationships, and exceeding sales targets, this is the perfect opportunity for you!


Why Choose Us?

  • We are an innovative company at the forefront of the industry.
  • We provide competitive compensation, including attractive pay rates and benefits. 
  • Enjoy the perks of a company vehicle, free medical benefits, and an engaging work environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and nurture relationships with key customers in the Greater Auckland and Northland areas.
  • Identify and capitalize on new sales opportunities to achieve and surpass sales targets.
  • Collaborate closely with the sales and marketing teams to implement Daltons’ sales and marketing strategies.
  • Actively participate in trade shows and industry events to showcase and promote Daltons products.
  • Prepare comprehensive sales reports and accurate sales forecasts.
  • Provide technical support and expert advice on product usage and application to customers and fellow Daltons team members.
  • Offer support to the Greater Auckland and Northland sites when required.
     

Applicants need to be Auckland based. There will likely be one week of travel away from home per month. 


What We’re Looking For:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated sales successes. 
  • Strong technical background in landscape supplies and the growing media industry.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management abilities.
  • Sound understanding of Health & Safety practices.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team while also excelling independently.
  • Strong work ethic, honesty, and reliability.
  • Physically fit and capable of lifting up to 20kg.
     

If you are ready to make your mark in the growing media industry, apply now and join our dynamic team as a Technical Field Representative covering the Greater Auckland region and Northland. Take the next step towards a rewarding career with Daltons Limited.  

We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.
 

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Class 4 Sweeper Truck Operator, Port of Tauranga

Daltons is looking for a Class 4 Sweeper Operator to join our hard-working team at The Port of Tauranga. Our Port Team are responsible for providing high-quality sweeping services to The Port of Tauranga and supporting Daltons bark collection operations.

With competitive pay rates; free medical benefits; & excellent staff engagement this is a great opportunity for operators looking to join a hard-working and supportive team that takes pride in what they do.

Our Team operates 7 days per week on a roster and we have the following shifts available:

  • Thursday 5am-3pm
  • Friday 5am-3pm
  • Saturday 10am-8pm

 

Applicants will need the following:

  • Class 4 License
  • Be physically fit
  • Reliable
  • Strong focus on on-site safety
  • Loader experience is an advantage but not a requirement

 

Apply today!

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Bark Plant Operator, Matamata

Daltons are looking for a motivated individual to join our Production Team based in Matamata.

The role is working Monday and Friday 1.30pm - 10.30pm.

This role is important in ensuring the high-quality specifications of Dalton’s products are met at all times.

 

What you will do:

  • Monitoring the quality of bark product coming through the sorting belt and removing any foreign material including large sticks; stones and debris
  • Maintaining the plant and equipment

 

What you will need:

  • The ability to focus on the task at hand
  • To be reliable and able to work well unsupervised
  • To be physically fit
  • Be able to follow instructions and have a strong focus on health and safety

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Health and Well Being Benefits
  • Supportive Team Environment

 

If you would like to be part of a hard-working team that takes pride in what they do please apply today!

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Class 5 Driver

Daltons Ltd, based in Matamata, are suppliers of bulk and bagged growing media and landscape products to many of NZ’s leading landscapers, retailers and nurseries.

 

Daltons are looking for an experienced truck and trailer driver with a class 5 licence to join their team. Experience with a roadranger gearbox is an advantage but full training can be provided. This role is to be based out of the Matamata site. Matamata is a friendly, supportive community based in the centre of the Waikato with easy access to Tauranga, Rotorua, Hamilton, Auckland and Taupo. The role is working predominantly Monday to Friday, with some possible weekend work.  A maximum of 65 hours per week.  

 

Daltons is a family owned and family friendly business offering good pay rates, free medical benefits, and excellent staff engagement. This is a great opportunity for drivers looking to join a business that is forward thinking and innovative, and has a hard working and supportive team that take pride in what they do.

 

The job could involve both pallet deliveries and bulk tipping work, truck and trailer. Ideally the applicant will also have F and W endorsements but full training will be provided for both licenses if required.

 

The successful applicant will have a positive can do attitude and a willingness to ensure Daltons customers are well supported with an efficient and friendly delivery service. Applicants must be reliable, physically fit and able to work as part of a team. Time management skills and understanding of good health & safety practices is essential in fulling this role. Daltons are looking for applicants that understand customers are key to a successful business.

 

Please only apply if you are currently in New Zealand with the right to work here.

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