We require up to 40 hardworking, nimble-fingered, physically able & reliable workers to work in the packing shed. MUST be available to start work mid to early August 2021 and be committed to a minimum of 5 days per week, 8-10 hours per session for duration of the season (approx. 6-7 months). Varying early starts may apply (between 05:00-07:00) depending on crops/products readiness and management requirements. You will need to be available for possible extra hours of work to ensure all crops are graded and packed as required by management. You must be willing to undertake all jobs listed below:
Must be able to work in a very fast paced environment with speed and accuracy. Pack and grade avocados to required specifications. Ensure that the right sized fruit is packed into the correct tray and quality is maintained. Stack trays on correct pallet
Ensure boxes are interlocked when stacking pallets. Make cartons on the BOI box making machine. Line cartons with tray liners. Refilling of carton on the packing line. Daily and weekly cleaning of floors, grader and amenities. Maintaining a clean and safe workspace and abide by workplace health and safety policies. Other tasks as required/directed
Modern Horticultural Award 2020 Piece Rate system is on offer (that is, you will be paid for kgs/trays/punnets harvested/packed) with occasional hourly depending on tasks. Amount earned will depend on individual speed /performance. Previous (and current) physical outdoor activities or lifestyle habits will be highly regarded. We need reliable, flexible workers. Regular lifting and bending. Gentle but fast hands needed. Ability to follow instructions a must.
Number of Positions Available: 40