Mussel Openers/Hygiene Assistants

30 Dec 2021

OPC Greenshell Mussel Processor

South Highway, Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula

OPC has introduced the living wage for the 21/22 season.

Minimum starting rate $22.75/hour.


Applications Now Invited:

Mussel Openers

  • Starting rate $22.75/hour.
  • Our current contract mussel openers are consistently being paid from $25 to $40/hour.
  • 10-month season with breakfast provided daily.
  • Dayshift processing 6:00am to 3:00pm, Monday to Friday.


Applications Now Invited:

Hygiene Assistants

  • Starting rate $23.50/hour; fully trained rate $27.50/hour.
  • 10-month season with food provided daily.
  • Afternoon shift times 3:30pm to approximately 10:00pm, Monday to Friday.


At OPC our people are our most valuable resource.

OPC operates a WorkWell programme where you wellbeing matters.

OPC offers an EAP programme to assist you with any issues requiring specialist advice.

Please apply online at