Excellent Plating Works P/L
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Excellent Plating Works P/L Moorabbin, Melbourne
Published: 25th January 2022
3 day weekendWork type Casual/vacationSalary $25.51Factory hand position Melbourne - Earn money in Melbourne... Read more
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Timberwolf Planting Melbourne + Regional Areas, Melbourne
Published: 17th December 2021
Tree Planting is about grit and determination. It’s about comradery and mateship. It's about pushing yourself to... Read more
Kingz Container Crew Pty Ltd West Melbourne, Melbourne
Published: 9th November 2021
We are looking for fit and motivated people to join our container crew at various locations across Melbourne; West... Read more
DDL Recruitment All of Melbourne, Melbourne
Published: 4th November 2021
DDL Recruitment are looking to hire General Labourer's for work in the Warehousing and Logistics sector. We have... Read more
Hampers with Bite Pty Ltd Maidstone, Melbourne
Published: 28th July 2021
Looking for a fun environment to work this Christmas season?Hampers with Bite has been a leader in the corporate... Read more
Access Pools Various, Melbourne
Published: 30th May 2021
REGULAR WORK $25 / hourLabourer required to work onsite assisting with swimming pool construction and... Read more
Intraland Pty Ltd St Kilda,, Melbourne
Published: 26th April 2021
Intraland have a number of roles available (short, medium or long term) which will require the applicants to be... Read more
SQUAREpeg MOVERS St Kilda, Melbourne
Published: 24th March 2021
Drivers and Offsiders needed urgently*TEAM LOCATIONS AVAILABLE ARE LOCAL TO STKILDA, BENTLEIGH, SANDRINGHAM,... Read more
Saka Recruitment Melbourne
Published: 11th March 2021
We have roles available as Removalist Drivers and Jockeys. In these roles, you will be required to:1. Lift, Load... Read more
Along with hospitality, agriculture and sales, labouring is one of the most popular backpacker jobs in Australia. This is work that doesn’t require specific skills, offers good, steady pay, and is available pretty much everywhere.
But what does it mean to be a labourer? And what should 417 or 462 working holiday visa holders expect if they get offered such a job? Let’s take a closer look.
As discussed on our Labourer Jobs page, labourers can be grouped into two main categories: skilled and unskilled.
Skilled labourers (otherwise known as tradespeople) bring qualifications in a specific skill set; professionals like electricians, plumbers, concreters, welders, landscapers and carpenters.
Unskilled labourers (or general labourers) bring no qualifications, and are hired to do the unskilled work on a site - things like fetching tools, moving or unloading material, managing traffic, clearing debris and other simple tasks.
Labourers are employed by a variety of organisations in a variety of industries. The most common labourer jobs in Melbourne (and cities in general) include:
Wherever there are people, there are labourer jobs, but certain areas will always have more work than others. In Melbourne these areas are:
$20 per hour is Australia’s minimum wage, so you can be confident of earning at least that, although certain work will pay more. Head to our Labourer Jobs page for more info.
Should you choose labouring in Melbourne over another job? Before you accept a job, consider:
So, is labouring in Melbourne right for you? Armed with the knowledge of what it entails, hopefully you’re in a better position to answer that question. And no matter whether the answer is yes or no, be sure to browse the jobs on Backpacker Job Board to see what positions are open right now!
Take a look at our sister site for Labourer Jobs in New Zealand.