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, BOP 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.

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Daltons Team

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

Merchandiser - Dunedin

This role is responsible for merchandising in the Dunedin store twice each week, on Monday and Thursday. 

This role is responsible for assisting Daltons to drive sales through Bunnings by ensuring their products are merchandised and maintained to their high standards. 

The role is part time and involves approximately 2 hours instore on a Monday and Thursday. 

The successful applicants will need to have excellent people skills to ensure they effectively build relationships with the Bunnings team members to ensure they have a common goal to meet customer expectations. 

Key tasks include:

  • Complete the vendor in-store call cycle schedule that includes two visits per week per store (two or three stores for these roles): Monday for ordering and Thursday for checking stock levels, general tidiness and placement of product.
  • Provide product training to team members to ensure they are familiar with the features and benefits of the supplier’s products.
  • Place orders for Bunnings to ensure minimum stock levels are maintained at all times and ensuring packaging and product presentation is in a sell-able condition at all times.
  • Maintain merchandise standards in accordance with Bunnings standards, including keeping the area clean & tidy and the shelves stocked.
  • Provide excellent customer service to Bunnings including following up on all orders, customer inquiries etc

The successful applicants will have:

  • Effective customer relationship management skills
  • Effective organisation and time management skills
  • Intermediate computer/IT skills – preferably experience with EXO MYOB
  • The ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with people at all levels
  • The ability to work well as part of a team as well as working autonomously
  • A high level of personal grooming and presentation
  • A good work ethic, and be honest and reliable
  • Previous experience merchandising would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the landscaping, horticultural industry would be useful but not required
  • Full drivers licence
  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 20kg


Hours: Each visit to each store will be approximately two hours long. However we need someone with enough flexibility to be able to work longer hours if required during peak times, and also additional visits for promotions, staff training etc.

You will be paid a set rate per visit to the stores, along with an hourly wage for extra visits that are required. 

If you think you would like to work for a reputable New Zealand business and are flexible with your work hours then please apply.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Apply online

Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.



Landscape Yard Supervisor - Tauranga

Daltons is looking for a solid dependable person to supervise our landscape yard in Hull Road, Mount Maunganui. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with the right skills to coordinate the day to day operations of one of the few completely covered landscape yards.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Supervising a small team to ensure the smooth operation of the landscape yard
  • Attending to both retail and commercial customer demands on a daily basis
  • Organising customer deliveries, including being the back-up delivery driver
  • Assisting with stock management and ordering the required levels of bulk and other landscape products
  • Completing necessary paperwork for the site, including daily cash management and invoicing
  • A continuous focus on Health & Safety procedures and improvements

Previous landscape yard and/or retail experience would be an advantage. The position reports to Daltons Head Office in Matamata. The successful applicant must be self-motivated, able to work independently, prioritise and manage their time effectively.

A class two licence and experience driving a loader is required.

The Landscape Yard operates six days per week and work hours can vary due to staff availability.  It is anticipated the successful candidate would be required to work alternate Saturdays.
Please do not drop applications off at Daltons Landscape Supplies.

Apply online

Mount Maunganui Building