Job Details

Field Worker - Somerville, VIC

Job Type: Casual
Location: Pearcedale VIC
Salary: $28.26 per hour + Level-1
Start Date: September 2024

The Benefits

  • Start: September 2024
  • $28.26 per hour + Level-1
  • Duration: 9 Months
  • Working in a field
  • Physical, hands-on work
  • Labour intensive

Job Description

Our client is a leading company in the farming sector. They are currently looking for 75 field workers to work on their farm in Somerville, Victoria, with work commencing in September 2024.

In this role you will be required to operate machinery and harvest vegetables efficiently. You will be working in the field, 7 days a week, where manual harvesting of vegetables is required, therefor you must be fit and strong to handle the labour-intensive position.

You will be employed as a pieceworker with the piecework rate set at $50 per cage. As a piece worker, you will be paid according to your productivity. However, you will be entitled to a minimum hourly rate guarantee, no less than the hourly rate under the Agri Labour Australia Horticulture Agreement 2016 - Level 1, which is $28.26 per hour, at a guaranteed minimum 32 hours of work per week. You will be offered a 9 month contract with potential to upskill.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manual harvesting of Vegetables
  • Safe operation of machinery including tractors
  • Sort and grade produce as requested by management.
  • Undertake other harvesting as required by management.
  • Engage in the planting of seedlings if required.
  • Perform general labouring duties as required.

Characteristics and Aptitudes:

  • operate machinery and harvest vegetables efficiently
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail

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'.

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