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Pickers Wanted (2nd Visa)

Meander Valley Berries Hillwood, Tasmania

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Hi everyone,We are looking for 5-6 casual workers for picking berries from this week - 2016 MAY.If you are interesting in working with us, please fill the job application form online at the following link.1) Picking counts for Second year Visa2) Payment is by Piecework. Great rates per tray for berries picked.3) Work days are from 6:45Am to 4:30Pm everyday. Lunch break is 30 minutes.4) Accommodation is provided. 25 km from the farm, you may share a room with one other person. Each room has a bar fridge and a single or 2 single beds. There are separate bathrooms, laundry and cooking facilities. We offer shuttle bus service to and from work.More staff accommodation information please call: (03)6383 45295.7) It's a labour intensive job, you will find the work is very challenging in the beginning. If you have never worked physically in your previous jobs, we may suggest that working on a farm is not right option for you.8) Please do not apply if you cannot meet the above criteria.9) You will be working in a fun environment, must have a love for strawberries and working outdoors.10) Job includes both picking and packing, not packing only.More information please see our Facebook Page.

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Hillwood Berries

Member since: September 2014

Description:
Hillwood Berries is a 2nd generation family owned commercial berry farm growing four types of berries; Strawberry, Blackberry, Blueberry and Raspberry.
In June 2011, Hillwood Berries were given a significant opportunity to grow Strawberries under a contract for a major national distributor (Driscolls). The company established a commercial growing operation covering two hectares, utilising leading edge under cover and packing technology at our site in Hillwood, Tasmania.
A further four hectares of Strawberries were developed and grown under cover in 2013, providing a total of six hectares of undercover Strawberry production.
Hillwood Berries went on to identify opportunities to implement its strategic plan by further expanding to seventeen hectares, its berry production and has now changed to tabletop style of growing using hydroponic media.
Since then, the farm has expanded to huge 38 hectares making Hillwood Berries one of leading berry farms in Tasmania.

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Farming, Animals & Conservation