Farm Hand

Costa is an ASX listed Company that manages and operates multiple farms and horticultural properties throughout the country, growing an extensive range of produce in more than 30 rural and regional communities across Australia.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Farm Hand on a new farm soon to be operational in Mareeba QLD. 

The Farm Hand position is responsible for a range of duties across all general farming operations which includes:

  • Carry out crop activities such as planting, picking, pruning, crop tying/training and mulching
  • Operate machinery i.e. for slashing, spraying and chemical application
  • Appropriate care and pre-start checks of Costa machinery/equipment
  • Perform irrigation activities according to plan and irrigation pipe maintenance
  • Keep accurate and up to date records on established templates
  • Other reasonable duties, as directed

About You

Education, Qualifications, Training

  • Current drivers licence
  • Chemical accreditation certificate (e.g. Chemcert or other) desirable

Experience, Skills, Knowledge

  • A strong commitment to safety
  • Previous practical Horticultural experience
  • Communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good record keeping skills

People are the heart of Costa. Our employees enjoy some of the best benefits and conditions in the industry. From competitive pay to health, wellbeing, and further learning and development opportunities. No matter the role, you’ll always benefit from an environment that encourages and supports you to thrive, grow and connect.

If you would like to join our team please APPLY NOW

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Casual / Seasonal

Job no: 2021-1293

Location: Atherton/Mareeba

Category: Avocado

Closing Date: Friday, 21 January 2022