Our client requires up to 40 hardworking, nimble fingered and reliable farm workers to pack, sort and harvest vegetables and related crops in Longford Victoria and the surrounding area. You MUST be available to start work from September 2019 and be available for a minimum of 4-5 days per week, 8-10 hours per day, for the duration of the season (approximately 9 months).
Some weekend work may be offered. The positions involve varying early start times depending on crop availability and management requirements. Flexibility is a must as the crops growth and harvest is weather dependent and may be intermittent. The positions involve outdoor work at times in very cold, wet, hot and dirty conditions.
We need reliable and flexible workers who are physically fit and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Duties may include, but not limited to, harvesting, cleaning, trimming, weeding and sorting fresh vegetables outdoors. The vegetables being harvested include broccoli, cabbage,
lettuce and salad leaves. The duties involve regular lifting, constant standing, walking and bending to pick, pack and sort products.
You will have good communication skills and able to work well in small and large teams from various cultural backgrounds.
Wages are paid as per the Australian Horticultural Award 2010. Ability to adhere to company Quality Assurance and OH&S requirements is a must. The positions are offered through a Labour Hire agency on casual basis for up to 9 months only. Please do not attempt to contact the
Applicants MUST apply via the online application tracker (Apply Online) system.
Please provide an Application Cover letter outlining your work history, confirmation of your availability for up to 9 months, on a casual basis, four to five days per week and some weekend work maybe offered. Please include in the Cover Letter the postcode where you live; confirmation that you are physically fit for the role and provide two business or work referees.
No public transport is available to the farm; therefore, a current driver’s licence and your own transport are essential, and this must also be confirmed in the Application Cover letter. If you are applying from interstate, you will need to let us know of your willingness to move for the job.
Please note only successful shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications close 21st June 2019.
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