The citrus picking season has kicked off and we are seeking additional pickers for our client’s citrus farm near Emerald, Queensland. Offering eligibility for 2nd/3rd year visa and a friendly working environment, the role sees you working five to six days per week, around 8-10 hours per day.
The season is expected to go through to October and is being paid under piece rate conditions, which means you control how much you earn! Piece rates vary based on the type of fruit picking being done. Rates will range from $42-$70 per bin.
Your Skills & Experience
You will need to be physically fit and strong enough to carry a heavy picking bag of up to 15kg while also capable of climbing up and down the ladders. You must be willing to work long hours and be a flexible team player. Previous piece rate / fruit picking experience is an advantage but not essential.
To be a successful candidate for the role, you will need the following:
- Previous fruit picking experience (ideally)
- Self-motivated with plenty of initiative
- Positive can-do attitude
- Safety conscious
- Have own transport – preferred
- Able to arrange own accommodation
Please note that picking is a learned skill and it is essential to work a few days to learn the technique required to become a fast picker. if you are crossing state borders for this job, you will need to comply with state legislated quarantine procedures.
Number of Positions Available: 100