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Nursery Hand - Lindendale Nsw 2480 (~ 38hrs P/w - 6 To 9 Mths)

Mountain Blue Farms Lindendale, New South Wales

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Mountain Blue is a family owned and operated company, that produces the highest quality blueberry fruit and genetics with sites located throughout the Northern Rivers.
Our expectation of our workers is to maintain a high standard of integrity and professionalism, practising honesty in all situations. We require that our workers are considerate and respectful of the environment and others, including portraying a positive attitude and outlook within the work environment. Ways to maintain professionalism are:
• Arrive on time
- Be reliable
- Have a positive attitude
- Follow MB dress code
- Help others
- Communicating respectfully
- Follow all MB policies & procedures
- Report all hazards, incidents & injuries

We are currently seeking staff for our Lindendale Nursery, the position available is a casual position, working a 38 – 40-hour week Mon to Fri, maybe with the odd Saturday during the height of the season (optional)– with the position going through until roughly March 2023.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Carry out all tasks as allocated by Supervisors, Coordinators and Managers to a high standard so that MB can grow high quality plant stock.
 Strive to ensure that all tasks are done in an efficient, horticulturally sound, safe manner and per MB policy and procedure.

DUTIES:
• Propagating plants from cuttings, seed or tissue culture and the associated processes
• Potting/Tubing up plants and the associated processes
• Dispatch of plants and the associated processes
• Operating machinery and vehicles – Trained operators only
• Operating irrigation and climate control systems - Trained operators only
• Weeding, pruning and hedging
• Hand watering
• Follow hygiene practices
• Appling Fertilisers
• Applying sprays and drenches of various agricultural chemicals - Trained operators only
• Disposal of unwanted stock
• Cleaning and tidying work areas, equipment and tools
• Record keeping

Although these duties encompass your main tasks in this role, you may be required to assist in other departments and other MB locations.

Postcode: 2480 (Lindendale, New South Wales)

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Mountain Blue Farms

Member since: August 2017

Description:
Welcome to Mountain Blue Farms
the International Blueberry Specialists!
We are Australia's leading blueberry wholesale nursery with a commitment to producing the best tasting blueberries in the world.
Complete with an internationally accredited packing facility, Mountain Blue Farms supplies both domestic and international markets during the blueberry season. Mountain Blue Farms excels at all things blueberry related!
You Got Me Eatin' The Blues

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Farming, Animals & Conservation