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Fruit Picking / Pruning Roles – NSW (44 views)

Upper Corindi, New South Wales

We require up to 40 hardworking, nimble-fingered, physically able & reliable workers to work in the upcoming fruit picking and pruning required.

MUST be available to start work from July 2020 through to mid November 2020 and be committed to a minimum of 5 days per week, 8-10 hours per session for duration of the season (approx. 5 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 harvested/sorted/packed as required by management.

You must be willing to undertake all jobs listed below and work in the Upper Corindi NSW region. Manual bending, crouching to pick/pack fruit are required.

Manual picking of fruit according to size and ripeness are also required. We are looking for nimble fingers, sharp sighted (no colour-blindness) and physically able applicants who can produce the quality & quantity needed. Potential long hours in all weather conditions. Produce is weighed & paid by the units (e.g. kilos, trays, punnets). Pruning must be done to a high standard and picking and packing must be completed in a very fast paced environment with speed and accuracy.

Modern Horticultural Award 2010 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.

This is outdoor work which can be cold and wet OR very hot and dry. We need reliable, flexible workers. Regular lifting and bending. Gentle but fast hands needed. Ability to follow instructions a must. Work is offered through a labour hire agency on a casual basis.

Applications close 5pm on 27-May-20

Number of Positions Available: 40