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Farm Operator

Mitolo Family Farms Pyap, South Australia

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

- An opportunity to join a leading potato and onion grower
- Enjoy diversity of large scale horticulture operations
- Supportive and successful team environment

Established in 1972 Mitolo Family Farms is a successful and dynamic family owned business supplying potatoes and onions for sale in major Australian supermarket chains and produce markets nationally.  Our success is attributed to the implementation of continuous improvement strategies and new innovated processes. 

You will be responsible for assisting with all facets of ground preparation and inter row cultivation of high quality potatoes. You will be highly motivated, enthusiastic and display a keen interest and willingness to learn large scale vegetable cropping. You will enjoy a wide variety of tasks including basic mechanical, forklift driving, irrigation, harvesting and spraying. You will work as part of a small and successful team and possess farm experience in a similar role. You will have the passion and commitment to do a good job and take pride in the quality of your work.

Extensive on-the-job training will be provided to enable you to perform these integral roles. You will be motivated, reliable and able to work within a small team and possess the following:
- experience in operating modern farm machinery including large scale tractors, harvesters and spray equipment, with preference given to those with harvesting and/or spraying experience
- good communication skills which will enable you to liaise with farm managers and harvest crews
- strong attention to detail and have passion and pride in the quality of your work
- basic understanding of large scale cropping.

To be successful in this position you will:
- be hard working, highly reliable
- be an Australian Resident or able to prove your right to work in Australia
- be able to follow instructions and follow all safety and operational instructions
- have access to reliable transport at short notice
- able to prove your experience and provide copies of adequate licences if applying as an experienced Farm Hand
- able to work across 7 days/nights of the week

If you are hardworking, highly reliable and looking to join our team then apply now.

We pride ourselves on our vision, values and quality
Our staff makes the difference

All applications must be made through the following website: 

Postcode: 5333 (Pyap, South Australia)

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  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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Mitolo Family Farms

Member since: March 2016

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Established in 1972 Mitolo Family Farms (formerly known as Mitolo Group) is a successful and dynamic family owned business supplying potatoes and onions to major Australian supermarket chains and produce markets nationally. The Mitolo Group is committed to producing high quality produce through the global best practice farming methods and implementation of continuous improvement strategies that lead to new and innovative ways of doing business. The company’s success is attributed to our staff delivering these high quality products in the most efficient and cost effective way.

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