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Farm Workers Required – Mernda (35 views)

Mernda, Victoria

80 x Horticultural Crop Farm Workers Wanted in Mernda VIC 3754

Agriculture, Animals & Conservation 30 hrs per week * Part Time (5-6 days per week – flexible rostered hours) Award Hourly Rate $20.33 Costa Mushrooms operate under the Horticultural Award 2020 with rates paid under a Piecework Agreement.

We are seeking 60 motivated all-rounders who are not afraid of challenging physical work to join the team on a Mushroom farm in Mernda, Victoria, commencing in July 2022. Hours of work will vary daily, depending on harvest requirements, averaging 30 hours per week. This work is indoors in a cooled controlled environment and involves picking, grading, packing, general crop management and operation of machinery and plant. If you seek to be part of a progressive, market leading business with an energetic team environment, then this could be the fit for you.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Daily set up in sheds
  • Collecting product and placing in containers
  • Quality inspection
  • Moving product quickly and efficiently using safe manual handling methods
  • Discarding of product
  • Cleaning
  • Operation of lifting equipment
  • Load and unload delivery vehicles
  • Any other duties that management specifies.

About you The ideal candidates should have:

  • Ability to work indoors in a cooled controlled environment.
  • A positive attitude toward work with the ability to work quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to understand and translate English.
  • Be physically fit and self-motivated as you may be on your feet for extended periods and required to perform repetitive manual tasks.
  • Have availability to work 5-6 days per week. It is essential that you are able to work flexible hours as rosters will vary.
  • Full working rights for Australia with the ability to understand and translate English.

What we offer

  • On the job training
  • PPE gear
  • You’ll be joining a friendly, hard-working team

Number of Positions Available: 80