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Pickers and Packers (7 views)

Beerwah, Queensland

40 positions available for Winter harvest work picking Strawberries trays or packing in a pack shed. Currently looking for pickers, packer and Farm hands for a Queensland Strawberry grower in the Beerwah region. Duties to be performed under the Horticulture Award 2020 are to pick and pack berries to the quantity and quality standards stipulated by the management and our customers. Other work involves crop and farm work and maintenance The work will be physically demanding. It will involve reaching above your head and/or bending over for long periods of time. Heavy lifting is required. You will be working outdoors in hot, humid, wet and cold conditions depending on the day. Being in a good healthy physical condition is essential in completing this work. Selection Criteria: • Must not be colour blind or vision impaired (due to strawberry specifications) • Must be able to multi-task with attention to detail • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions • Must be flexible with working days and be available to work 6-7 days per week. Must be available to work weekends including Sundays. • Must be available for early morning starts with possible extra hours of work to ensure all crops are picked and packed as required by management and dependent on crop availability • Flexibility is essential as crop growth and harvest are weather dependent and may be irregular • Must be fit and healthy, with good flexibility • Demonstrate ability to acquire good speed and to learn manual tasks • Ability to follow instructions, learn and apply new process quickly • Ability to stand for long periods of time • Ability to have a good eye for detail • Ability to work in a team environment • Must be available for 3 months • Must state your right to work in Australia Please read the following carefully: Applications must address the selection criteria and all claims against the selection criteria must be substantiated in your cover letter and resume. Applicants must have 3 recent professional referees. And indicate your availability and willingness to perform physically challenging outdoor work. Any applications that fails to do so will not be considered.

Number of Positions Available: 40