Farm Hand


Costa is Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables.

On the land, in distribution centres, and out on the roads – Costa people work hard to bring the freshest produce to tables across Australia.

But joining our team is about more than just hard work. It’s about picking a meaningful, sustainable job that’s good for you, and for Australia.

Who we’re looking for:

Costa is seeking a Farm Hand to work at Colignan Farm, a 560-hectare citrus and table grape property located in Colignan Victoria (30 minute drive from Mildura) on an initial casual basis working a 38-hour week over a flexible roster including occasional week-end work.  The role of Farm Hand is hands on and suits people who enjoy working outdoors. To be successful, you must be reliable and conscientious with a good work ethic and the ability to carry out instructions in a safe manner. A Full-Time/Permanent role is available for the right person subject to their demonstrated performance and commitment.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Tractor operated sprayer to perform herbicide and fungicide duties and other tractor work.
  • Basic service and maintenance of farm equipment.
  • General farm labour.
  • Willingness and flexibility to work night shifts or weekends when required.

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • Must have Chemical Handling certificate or be willing to obtain one.
  • Ability to follow instructions and perform work safely. 
  • Experience operating tractors, forklift, truck or front-end loader is desirable.
  • Own reliable transport and current Driver’s License is essential.

We care for our people:

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 a caring environment that encourages and supports you to thrive, grow and connect.

Enquiries

Please contact Andrew Johnson, Table Grape Manager on 0429 111 930.

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Casual / Seasonal

Job no: JMAT00609

Location: Colignan

Category: Citrus/Grapes

Closing Date: Thursday, 25 August 2022