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Berry Pickers – Yarra Valley

We require up to 130 hardworking, nimble-fingered, physically abled workers to work in a Nursery and a Fruit Orchards in the Yarra Valley area.

MUST be available to start work from April 2024 and be committed to a minimum of 5 days per week, 8-10 hours per day for duration of the season (approx. 6-9 months). Varying early starts may apply (between 05:00-07:00) depending on crops/products readiness and management requirements. You will need to be available for possible extra hours of work to ensure all crops are harvested/sorted/packed as required by management

. You must be willing to undertake all jobs listed below and able to work in the Coldstream, Yellingbo or Wandin area. Manual bending, and crouching to pick/pack crops or plants are required. Manual picking of fruits or Berries according to size and ripeness are also required. We are looking for nimble fingers, sharp sighted (no colour-blindness) and physically able applicants who can produce the quality & quantity needed. Potential long hours in all weather conditions. Fruits are weighed & paid by the units (e.g. kilos, trays, punnets). Pickers and Packers must be able to work in a very fast paced environment with speed and accuracy. Previous (and current) physical outdoor activities or lifestyle habits will be highly regarded. Outdoor work which can be cold and wet OR very hot and dry.

We need reliable, flexible workers. Regular lifting and bending. Gentle but fast hands needed. Ability to follow instructions a must.

Wages are paid as per the Australian Horticultural Award 2020 / Nursery Award 2020 hourly rate. Work is offered through a labour hire agency on a casual basis. Do not call.

Must have the ability to travel to, or reside in the Yellingbo or Coldstream, Lilydale area or surrounds, as no public transport is available. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please do not call growers directly. Only successful/shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications close 5pm – 11 April 2024

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