Farmgate Backpackers is one of Queensland’s most reputable labour hire companies and backpacker accommodation providers.
Sweet potato season is all year round, so it's great to complete visa days and for longer stays too. Horticulture wage is $24.80 hourly/casual.
Job involves cutting vines off sweet potato to be planted. There are also planting duties. 38+ hours a week. Daily shift times are approximately 6.30am to 2.30pm. Additional hours are often available at this time of year.
No experience needed, although a strong work ethic, good fitness and an interest in field work is a plus.
There are up to 20 positions becoming available with an immediate start. Transport to and from work is offered with accommodation.
We are now seeking keen seasonal workers for the current avocado season. Work is in the Childers region near Bundaberg Queensland.
The main duties are harvesting, packing, general farm duties and crop preparation. No previous experience is required and days spent working qualify for backpacker visa extensions.
There are up to 20 positions becoming available with an immediate start. The avocado season completes in August/September and workers often move over to a sweet potato work farm through the off season.
Farm work is physical and outdoors but our workers find it enjoyable working as part of a fun team of backpackers from all over the world. All equipment is supplied on farm and employees are paid hourly in accordance with the Horticulture Casual Award 2010 but must have working rights in Australia.
We arrange on-farm training and observe the highest standards in safety and working conditions. Workers generally receive an average of 38 hours per week over an estimated season of up to nine months. Daily shift times are approximately 6.30am to 2.30pm. Additional hours are often available at this time of year.
Quality farm-style hostel accommodation in the township of historic Childers comes with the job. Transport to and from work is available for workers who don’t have own transport.
Apply online now at www.farmgatebackpackers.com.au. For any questions, feel free to call us on (07) 4126 1521.
Jobs are allocated on a first come basis.
Postcode: 4660 (CHILDERS, Queensland)
Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.
This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.
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Farmgate Backpackers is a working hostel that places predominately International Backpackers in Farm work. We provide transport and accommodation.
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