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Farm Maintenance

Red Valley Farms Lakeland, Queensland

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Job Description

We are looking for a skilled or semi-skilled backpacker to be part of our Maintenance Team.
Must be mechanically minded and reliable.
Good English Skills
Good communicator

Job available for 6 months (extension of contract available).

Duties are:

  • Welding
  • Perform regular checks and repairs on two Banana Packing Sheds
  • Perform regular checks and repairs on 280ha of Cable Way System in the banana field
  • Perform Maintenance as necessary

To find out more info about us and to apply online, visit

Optional: Accommodation provided (weekly rent $145.00)
Worker`s Accommodation Available on single or shared bedrooms at the Lakeland Caravan park

Free Bus pick-up from Lakeland to work

Pay rate to be discussed and as per Horticulture Award
Full-Time Employment
Weekly working hours: 47.5 From Monday to Friday 6:30 to 16:30

Postcode: 4871 (Lakeland, Queensland)

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Red Valley Farms

Member since: August 2020

We are banana growers located in Lakeland, Far North Queensland. We are a motivated team employing around 120 people to pick and pack bananas at our 281 ha banana properties. We work all year round due to constant warm weather in this area. Winter time may slow things down, but we still have field work to do.
Jobs you might be doing
* Picking bananas
* Bagging
* Bell Injecting
* Deleafing
* Desuckering
* Stringing
* Irrigation
* General Farm maintenance
* Packing Shed and Cables maintenance
* Packing Shed (stacking, hanging, dehanding, cutting, sorting, scaling and packing bananas)
We also have Mechanic and Maintenance Jobs for skilled backpackers!
Lakeland is a remote area 300km north of Cairns and 80km south of Cooktown. It is an area full of waterfalls, camping sites and it is on the way to Cape York!
Lovely little town! Lakeland is a farming area growing bananas, watermelon, melon, papaya, passion fruit, avocados and etc. and there

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