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Tractor Drivers For Mango Harvest

The Job Shop Katherine Katherine, Northern Territory

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

A large mango grower based in the Northern Territory is looking for experienced machinery operators to join their harvest team. This position is available for immediate start and will last until mid-December, about 3 months.

The grower operates with John Deere and Kubota tractors. You will be operating a tractor, sprayer, slasher and forklift depending on experience level.

Applicants for this role must have experience operating agricultural machinery in Australia and some good hands-on skills. You will need to be fit and strong as there will also be manual work at times. An Australian Forklift ticket and experience in a fast paced environment are essential.

You will need a manual driving licence and own transport to travel to and from work. Hours will be Monday - Friday only starting at 7.00am until 3.00pm (lunch 30 mins and smoko 15 mins). Pay rate will be negotiated based on experience and qualifications, starting around $24.51/hour.

This is the hottest time of the year in the Northern Territory, temperatures range between 30'c and 40'c +. Previous experience working in hot and humid conditions would be advantageous to cope with the heat.

The position will count for visa extension for people on a 417 or 462 Working Holiday Visa.

This is our 3rd year recruiting for this farm and feedback from previous staff has consistently been positive. To APPLY register and apply at www.thejobshop.com.au or email your resume and a brief cover letter to katherine@thejobshop.com.au

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