At present, we are seeking staff to work in the tarp crew for the current almond season. Located on the outskirts of Mildura, Victoria, applicants with previous tarp crew, wheat or grain harvest experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
This is a challenging and fast paced environment. Working as a part of a team, your role will be focused on the tarping & sealing of almond bunkers in the almond receivals and storage department. This role will involve long, hot days in a dusty environment. You are expected to be flexible as tasks will be divided based on the site's needs. Full training will be provided.
You'll need to be diligent in following strict operational procedures to foster a safety-conscious environment. This role will see you working on an 8 on 2 off roster at $32.44 per hour rate with each shift being 12hrs. The season is expected to go though untill end of September in to October.
Your Skills & Experience
You ideally will have proven skill and demonstrated experience in efficient tarp crew or labour intensive roles, preferably in the grain or in a similar industry. With a generous hourly rate, applications are competitive, and positions are granted based on merit, previous skills and experiences - those who have a willingness to start asap will be highly regarded.
To be successful in your application, you will need to be a proactive and a keen team player, you will be flexible, reliable and foster a 'can do' attitude.
To be considered for the role, it's important you can address the following criteria:
- Proven experience in labour intensive roles
- Previous experience in grain harvest or agriculture (highly regarded)
- Professional references to support the above
- Able to work well under pressure
- Flexible with your availability
- Able and willing to take on labouring duties as required
- Willing to workday and night shifts
- Committed to the entire season (approx. 3 months)
- Have good level of English
- Able to work independently and as a team
- Able to pass pre-employment medical/drug and alcohol test
- Own transport - preferred
*Please note -This is an extremely dusty work environment and therefore not suitable for anyone with asthma or dust allergies.
Agri Labour Australia is only accepting applications from candidates who can commit the entirety of the season. As an employer we pride ourselves on our positive corporate culture and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates. This is the perfect opportunity if you are looking for a long term and stable role with consistently good hours.
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.