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Forklift Operators

Rombola Family Farms Pty Ltd Mataranka, Northern Territory

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Rombola Family Farms has a great opportunity for passionate and driven Forklift Operators to join the team in Mataranka. The Forklift Operators will support harvest operations by carrying out a series of jobs including, weighing, packing, transporting and loading of products into the cool room and trucks as directed.

For successful candidates at our Mataranka location, accommodation onsite is available to rent. The candidate is responsible to get themselves from there accommodation to the designated workplace. Generally, work vehicles are not provided, except for certain roles.

*Our application process has changed please see jotform link at the end of the advertisement.*

To be considered for casual employment with us during harvest, you’ll need to:

Be available to commence work with us for the entire harvest period from April through to November. Be available for day or night shifts up to 12 hours, up to 7 days a week including Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays;
Be capable and willing to work in a busy environment. Due to the high physical demands of these positions and regular periods of hot weather workers will need to be physically fit and self-motivated;
Be at least 18 years old and an Australian citizen or permanent resident, New Zealand citizen or hold a valid work visa and be able to provide evidence of your right to work.
Have a current forklift licence.
Successful applicants will be required to organise their own transport.

Accommodation is available on the farm or in close proximity to the farm.


AgMove is an Australian Government reimbursement model valid until the 30 June 2022 available to Australian citizens and working holiday makers.

Australian citizens are entitled up to the following amounts:

$2,000 for 40hrs over 2 weeks
$6,000 for 120hrs over 4 weeks
Working holiday makers:

$650 for 40hrs over 2 weeks
$2,000 for 120hrs over 4 weeks
AgMove will reimburse the following:

Travel costs
Workwear costs
Accommodation whilst travelling
Accommodation for the first 61 days on farm
Food costs whilst travelling
How to Apply:

Please apply via the jotform link below. Applicants who don’t apply through this link will not be considered for the role :

More information

For more information email [email address removed] or for a confidential discussion please contact Vincent on 0417 847 490.

Postcode: 852 (Mataranka, Northern Territory)

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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Rombola Family Farms Pty Ltd

Member since: March 2020

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The Rombola Family have been farming for over fifty years since arriving in Australia from Calabria, Italy in the 1950’s. The family were part of a large group of Italian migrants who helped transform the Riverina and surrounding areas into a dynamic, enterprising agricultural region.
Today Rombola Family Farms sits on over 4,000 Hectares of premium horticultural land in the heart of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA); a central growing location of Australia. The company employs up to 200 seasonal contract employees through peak periods every year and services all national capital cities on a daily basis.
Rombola Family Farms grows produce under three flagship brands including; Rombola Family Farms, Green Gro and Amaland Agco.

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