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Farm Hand

Zestiny Farm Central Mangrove, Central Coast

Job Description

We are seeking three self-motivated agricultural workers to join our Lemon and Vegetable farm for a 6 month contract. Zestiny Farm is just 40 minutes from Sydney in a beautiful part of the Central Coast of NSW and the craic is good.

Reporting to the farm manager you will be responsible for a variety of labouring tasks including:
• Fruit and vegetable picking
• Weeding and chip hoeing
• Vegetable planting
• Washing and Packing
• Machinery and truck delivery for those with suitable qualifications / experience

In addition to our 5000 lemon trees Zestiny farm grows tomato’s, zucchini, cabbage and okra. Prior agricultural experience is well regarded though not essential. What we need is a strong work ethic and willingness to get your hands dirty.

You will work a minimum of 35 hours (though more hours can be available on request) at the Australian Horticulture award rate of $[phone number removed]hour.
• The accommodation is $180 / week deducted from your wages – 3 bedroom house fully furnished and high speed internet (10 minute drive from the farm)
• A shared vehicle dual cab ute is provided including fuel (reasonable use) $50 / week deducted from your wage.

Under recent changes to the Australian temporary worker program you can work for the one employer for 6 months and have your visa cost ($441) refunded when you leave the country - tax is 15%. Employers provide a mandatory superannuation contribution of an additional 10% to your wage which is redeemable through your tax return after exiting the country.

We are open to individual or a group (of friends) application. To apply (or if you have questions) please register your interest by emailing [email address removed] and include your resume or experience.

Postcode: 2250 (Central Mangrove, Central Coast)

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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Zestiny Farm

Member since: January 2022