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Fruit and Vegetable Picker Packer (21 views)

Kununurra, Western Australia
23/03/2020

looking for 10 x Fruit and Vegetable Picker / Packers for our watermelon and pumpkin farm. We are a family run farm and are looking for a team of hard working, reliable and honest people to join our farm.

INFO

  • must have own transport to and from work (own vehicle)
  • seasonal work for roughly 6 months
  • must be fit and able (lots of bending, picking up fruit)(no back issues)
  • covered under the Horticulture Award 2010
  • start around 17-24th April for 6 months
  • casual position
  • hours: 30-38 per week (depending on when/how much fruit is ready)
  • days: 4-6 days per week (depending on when/how much fruit is ready)
  • work is in a remote destination: Kununurra, Western Australia
  • TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • pick fruit and vegetables (watermelon, pumpkin, beans)
    • pack fruit and vegetables (watermelon, pumpkin, beans)
    • adhere to strict quality control measures
    • chipping/wedding of fruit and vegetables
    • clearing of skip-rows
    • prepare and/or make produce bins (300kg and 500kg bins)
      • general packing shed duties
    • general help on farm (clean up shed, help set up shed, possible farm hand duties)

    OTHER

    • farm is 15km (or 15 minutes from town)
    • our farm is a non-smoking farm
    • must not be allergic to bees (or must have Epipen)
    • accommodation is not provided. Kununurra town site is 15 km (15 minutes away) and has accommodation available
    • must have a positive, happy attitude for working outdoors in the heat
    • must be able to work well in a team environment

Number of Positions Available: 10