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Fruit Picker/Farm Worker – various locations in North West Tasmania (34 views)

Davenport, Tasmania
04/01/2021

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our farm teams.

Roles:

  • Picking – strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries
  • Roles available December until May
  • No experience required – full training will be provided

Work pattern:

  • Typically 5 or 6 days a week, Monday to Sunday
  • Hours per day can be up to 10 hours depending on the stage of the crop

Availability of work:

  • Work will commence from mid-October on-wards
  • The timing of crop peaks can vary between the different berry types however the busy periods are typically between December through to April
  • Following the harvest / picking season, farms have a wide range of jobs including general farm work, irrigation and maintenance work.
  • At the end of the harvest / picking season, there may be opportunities for work in other regions

Pay rate:

  • Picking is paid under Piece Rate
  • An average competent Picker has the opportunity to earn more than the base rate in the Horticulture Award
  • All employees will view and sign a Piece Rate Agreement outlining the minimum rates they will be paid

Pay arrangements:

  • Weekly pay every Thursday by Bank transfer with emailed payslips
  • Superannuation is paid at a rate of 9.5% on top of all wages

Benefits:

  • Higher than the Horticultural Award wage rate (base hourly pay rate currently 2.5% above the horticulture award base rate)
  •  Enterprise Agreement including double Piece Rate pay for work on Public Holidays and longer paid breaks than required by the Horticulture Award
  • Ongoing work available through to April/May in Tasmania
  • sites are classed as regional for Working Holiday 2nd and 3rd year visas
  • Full safety induction
  • Work health and safety managed as a priority on site
  • Full COVID protocols in place to protect all workers – registered COVID Safe Business TAS

Number of Positions Available: 2000

JOB IS EXPIRED.