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Packing Shed Hands - North Queensland

2 position(s) | 4 Feb 2019 - 8 weeks

Job # 28804 Location QLD - Regional
Duration 8 weeks Suburb Mutchilba
Industry Agriculture Direction 100 kms SW of Cairns
Hours per week 40   ($23.66)

Job Description:

Starting in early February we have 2 positions available in a large commercial packing shed for their mango and avacado harvest close to Mareeba (100 kms south west of Cairns) which is expected to last until mid to late March.

  1. Stacker - tasks include stacking filled trays onto pallets, wrapping and labelling the produce. This is a physically demanding job and you need to be fit and strong. You will need to speak a good level of English.
  2. Cool Room Organiser - essential to be well organised and energetic. You will need fluent written and spoken English

Packing shed hands are expected to be versatile and able to take on different roles throughout the season. The work is physical and very repetitive and we will give preference to applicants who have undertaken similar work previously. Previous experience working in hot and humid tropical conditions would be advantageous to cope with the heat.

Shifts will be varied depndant on crop volume and you will be on your feet most of the day so a good level of physical fitness is required.

Accommodation will not be provided, you will need to arrange your own in the nearby towns of Mareeba (40km) or Dimbulah (20km) There are several options for low cost shared rooms or camping. Your own transport is required.

This work will be eligible for visa extension for travellers on a 417 / 462 WHV.

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