RELOCATION ASSISTANCE! We have partnered with a local Harvest Trail Services provider to facilitate relocation assistance of $2,000 for visa holders and up to $6,000 for residents who meet the eligibility criteria.
We are seeking Fruit Pickers for our large scale Fruit picking operation in Sorell, Tasmania. The role sees you responsible for picking a range of different fruits.
You will need to have good communication skills, be able to follow direction and prove yourself as a team player. Good performers will have the opportunity for further work once berry seasons finished, please ensure you can prove the following:
• Picking – Strawberries, Cherries, Apricots, Nectarines, Peaches, Apples, Pears, Nashi, etc
• picking experience (not essential)
• Physically fit and able to work extended hours and flexible shifts
• Committed to getting to work on time
• Not Allergic to wasps and bees
• Committed to the whole season
• Other duties as required
• Typically 5 or 6 days a week, Monday to Sunday
• Hours per day can be up to 10 hours depending on the stage of the crop
• Picking crews typically have rolling days off to ensure everyone is able to stay energetic
• Picking is paid under Piece Rate
• An average competent Picker has the opportunity to earn more than the base rate in the Horticulture Award
• Higher than the Horticultural Award wage rate (base hourly pay rate currently 2.5% above the horticulture award base rate)
• Piece Rate pay allows you to control your earning potential
• Pay in line with the Sorell Fruit Farm Agreement including double Piece Rate pay for work on Public Holidays and longer paid breaks than required by the Horticulture Award
• Ongoing work available from Oct to April/May in Tasmania
• Full COVID protocols in place to protect all workers - registered COVID Safe Business TAS
Postcode: 7172 (Sorell, Tasmania)
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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Sorell Fruit Farm
Member since: September 2021