Farm Worker - Tasmania


Costa is Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables.  We nurture our people, cultivate our growing sites and invest in ongoing research and development. 

All of the products we grow and sell are fresh, nutritious, unprocessed and grown on our very own farms or those of our partner growers

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our team.

 

Locations

Sulphur Creek – Blueberry Farm
East Devonport – Strawberry Farm
Wesley Vale –Raspberry Farms
Dunorlan / Bengeo – Blackberry Farm
Lebrina – Blueberry Farm

There are multiple roles on offer

  • Planting
  • Trellising
  • Bag Prepping
  • Dripper Removal
  • Tucking
  • Weeding
  • Pruning
  • Potting
  • Roping
  • Tunnel Building
  • Netting
  • Runner Removal/Deflowers

What’s In It For Me – We understand you spend most of your time at work, so the team at Costa want it to be fun and fulfilling

We have a number of benefits on offer including:

  • Get outdoors and contribute to helping feeding families all around Australia
  • Further training and career opportunities - we have many examples of people who have moved their way through different roles in our business
  • Make new friends, learn new skills, learn about new cultures. Costa is a diverse organisation we have people from all walks of life
  • Potential for ongoing work in the off-harvest season
  • All Costa Berries sites are classed as regional for Working Holiday 2nd and 3rd year visas
  • Full safety induction
  • Work health and safety managed as a priority on site with qualified and experienced First Aiders available at all times
  • Full COVID protocols in place to protect all workers - registered COVID Safe Business TAS
  • Opportunity to travel – follow the Costa Harvest Trail, work your way around Australia
  • Vales based organisation – Costa has culture of CARE
  • Opportunity to meet with new people from around the world and chance to learn and share culture

About You

  • You are not afraid of hard work and having a go
  • You want to meet new people, make new friends, learn about new cultures.
  • You don’t mind seeing the sun come up, starts can be early.
  • You ask loads of questions: we rely on you to be our eyes and ears, if you see or are not sure about something please speak up, we are here to support you.

How Will You Get Paid?

  • Tasks could vary on a daily or weekly basis and include both piece rate and hourly paid positions.
  • All employees will view and sign a Piece Rate Agreement on commencement of employment outlining the minimum rates they will be paid if undertaking piece work activities
  • Weekly pay every Thursday by Bank transfer
  • Payslips are emailed at the same time to your nominated email address
  • Superannuation is paid in line with legislation

To successfully complete your application please include a copy of your photo ID (License, Passport, ID Car) and your Birth Certificate. Alternatively, if you have a Passport you can just upload a copy.

What is the Next Step?

Once you have completed your application, keep an eye on your emails.

The Recruitment Team will be in contact, as they may require some more information, or they are ready to send you an onboarding pack.

Once you have completed your pack, we can arrange a start date.

Apply Now

Casual / Seasonal

Job no: 2021-1089

Location: Tasmania – Devonport, Dunorlan, Lebrina, Sulphur Creek, Wesley Vale

Category: Berries

Closing Date: Thursday, 31 March 2022