Horticulture Workers

We require up to 50 staff to assist in picking and packing truss grown tomatoes in Port Augusta.

Available positions are:
 - Horticulture Labourer

Brief job description:

  • Picking Tomatoes
  • Winding plants onto their strings
  • De-leafing, pruning, removing laterals
  • Manual pollination
  • Packing shed production line
  • Glasshouse cleaning and maintenance
  • Vine approval
  • Clipping
  • Dropping string lines
  • General labouring

Positions will commence in mid - late June 2021 and are ongoing permanent full time positions for up to 3 years at 38 hours per week.

Generally, work will be carried out 5 days per week from Monday to Friday, starting at 6:30am and finishing between 4:30pm, however, this may change from time to time. Successful applicants will be employed as Level 1 under the Horticulture Award.

*Random drug tests will be conducted during the period of employment*

Applications must address the below selection criteria and all claims against the selection criteria must be substantiated. Any application that fails to do so will not be considered.

Selection Criteria

  • Ability to pass a colour-blind test, as the position requires you to distinguish between red and green tomatoes.
  • Ability to pass a Drug Test before commencement of employment.
  • Ability to acquire good speed at manual tasks
  • Be fit and healthy, with good flexibility.
  • Ability to lift crates for long periods of time.
  • Ability to do repetitive work, standing for long periods of time.
  • Willing to commit to the position for at least a 12 month period.

Applicants from outside the Port Augusta area must demonstrate a commitment to moving and living in the area for the period of employment.

Applicants that do not state the ID number, or who do not attach a resume will not be considered. Applications close on 29th April 2021. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be considered. Successful applicants only will be contacted and by late May 2021.

20/04/2021 $0 Whyalla & Eyre Peninsula 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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