With the 2022 almond season already underway, we are looking for ticketed forklift operators as well as general factory labourers to join our client for their busy hulling and shelling season in their almond factory based in Carwarp, Vic.
As a forklift operator will be responsible for transporting almond bins and loading and unloading trucks in our client's almond processing factory. Working across multiple teams, your role demands the smooth and safe operation of forklifts and diligence in following strict operational procedures to uphold a safety-conscious environment. Factory labourers will operate fix plant machines for the processing of almonds to ensure all foreign material is removed from the kernel by adjusting machine speed and levels, you will also undertake various cleaning and labouring tasks as required.
This is an exciting and challenging environment with twelve hour shifts and an hourly rate starting at $28.21 - $30.95 $/hour, with overtime & shift loadings. Applicants must be committed to the entire 2 months of the season and ready to commence ASAP.
Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate must have demonstrated experience in efficient forklift operations and hold current Australian tickets and qualifications. Proactive and a keen team player, you will be flexible, reliable and come to work with a 'can do' attitude.
This is dusty and enclosed work which restricts applicants with asthma, dust or other airborne allergies from the role. Successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol and medical tests prior to commencing.
To be considered for the role, it's important you can address the following criteria:
- Current Australian forklift licence
- Proven experience in safe and efficient operations of a forklift
- Flexible with your tasks and willing to work shifts
- Committed to the entire almond harvest season (approx. two months)
- Good level of English
- Need to be able to work independently and as a team
- Pass medical/drug/alcohol tests
Choose Agri Labour Australia
Agri Labour Australia is an award-winning Australian company with clients in every State and Territory. Proudly representing major agribusiness, large primary producers, rural operators and local farmers - we are more than a recruitment agency. Founded on our firsthand knowledge of the land and dedicated to the ongoing success of our client's businesses and our candidate's careers, you can rely on us for expertise, advice and support.
If you believe you're a great fit for the role, click 'Apply Now' and forward us your most up to date resume along with your forklift certificates and licensing.