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Farm Hand - Hop Stringing

Hop Products Australia Myrtleford, Victoria

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Hop Stringing involves teams of people tying coir string to the wire trellis and then dibbing the string into the ground at the hop hill. When being taught how to string, you will be paid an hourly rate at Level 1 according to the Horticulture Award[phone number removed]Once you are competent, your group will be paid on piece rates according to the number of strings that your group completes each fortnight. We have close to 3 million strings to put out this year!

Hop stringing will begin in early August and will finish in early November.

If you are available and wish to apply to work at Rostrevor Hop Gardens in Victoria, please apply here and we will send through an Application for Employment form.

Applications need to be submitted by the Friday the 2nd July, 2021.

If you are unable to commit to the whole Stringing season, please do not apply for this position.

Once Hop Stringing is complete, we then commence Hop Training which involves winding the hop bines onto the strings. This work is also paid on piece rates and will be available, at the Managers discretion, for employees who wish to continue working for HPA. We hope to have the Hop training completed by mid-December.

As per, casual employees who work full days (generally 6-8 hours each day) can count these days as specified work visa days.

IMPORTANT Due to the logistics of getting people into the fields to work and different areas and locations of farms, preference will be given to those applicants who have a car or are traveling with a friend that has a car.

Postcode: 3737 (Myrtleford, Victoria)

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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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Hop Products Australia

Member since: October 2020

Hop Products Australia is the largest producer of hops in the southern hemisphere. We have 2 farms, one located in Tasmania and the other in Victoria.

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