Our client is currently seeking applicants for an immediate start .
Macadamia Farm Workers will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production and harvesting of Macadamia Nuts.
The position will commence on a casual basis with opportunity to lead to full time employment for the right person.
About the role:
Macadamia Farm Workers are responsible for the day-to-day operation of a Macadamia Orchard. Typical responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Mechanically harvest macadamia nuts
- Apply & record pesticides, herbicides and fertiliser to trees
- Inspect trees for insect infestation
- Determine conditions for spraying, weeding & harvesting
- Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements and mechanical equipment
- Operation of tractors, small plant & equipment and notify Farm Manager if any repairs are required.
Most duties are performed outdoors and entail exposure to heat, cold, dust, rain and other environmental conditions common in orchards.
Key Selection Criteria for this position;
- Practical knowledge of agricultural skills
- Chemical application experience
- Confident operation of a tractor and macadamia harvester
- Possess good manual handling techniques
- Must have own transport & current manual drivers licence
- Good communication
- Work within a team and with limited social contact
- Must be capable of working outdoors & possible in inclement weather
- Responsible approach and attitude
- Able to work unsupervised, take instruction & undertake training & assessment
- Practical working knowledge of farming machinery & maintenance
- Good manual handling techniques
The full position description is available HERE, all candidates are strongly encouraged to review the position description before submitting an application
Applications should include a current resume, with contactable references and an application letter detailing how skills and experience meet the selection criteria.