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Harvest Workers – Innisfail

We require up to 300 Harvest Workers to assist with;

  • Banana humping
  • General banana
  • Avocado & papaya farm work
  • Banana packing
  • Avocado picking and/or papaya picking

Work is to commence from mid August 2024 and is expected to go for 9 months with various start dates. Payment for these positions will be Level 1 Casual employee under  the horticulture industry award 2020. You will generally work 6 days a week from Monday to Friday and most Sundays. You may be required to work some Saturdays. Usually you will work between 7 & 4pm although start and finish times will differ day to day depending on how busy the farm is.

Brief job description:

Banana Humping – Humpers cut the banana bunch from the tree & carry them to a trailer, typically working in teams of two. This involves reaching above head height to cut the bunches, catching up to 80kgs then carrying it to a trailer. Making this one of the most strenuous jobs on the farm. Banana Paddock work – de-suckering, spading, stringing & bagging. Packing Bananas – in a packing shed, shorting & packing to specific requirements. Avocado Farm Work – packing &/or picking Papaya farm work – picking &/or packing

*Random Drug & Alcohol tests will be conducted prior to beginning & during the period of employment.

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