FNQ - Berry Pickers/Farm Worker

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 on our Atherton Tablelands farms!


  • Picking or packing blueberries - flexibility to work across other Farm Worker duties as needed is essential as tasks could vary on a daily or weekly basis.
  • Packing roles
  • Work is available on a casual basis for up to six months from February 2021.



  • Atherton Tablelands
  • Option to transfer to other sites for their peak season if we have seen good performance at Atherton


Work pattern:

  • 5 or 6 days a week, Monday to Sunday.


Pay rates

  • Picking is paid under a piece rate agreement in line with the Costa Berries Enterprise Agreement
  • Blueberries per kilo
  • Packing is paid on an hourly rate in line with the Costa Berries Enterprise Agreement


Pay arrangements:

  • Weekly pay by bank transfer with emailed payslips



  • All Costa Berry sites are regional for working holiday 2nd and 3rd year visas
  • Paid in line with the Costa Berries Enterprise Agreement
  • Full training provided
  • Work health and safety managed as a priority onsite with qualified and experienced first aiders available at all times
  • Full COVID protocols in place to protect all workers - registered COVIDSafe Business NSW
  • Experienced and supportive supervisors who will assist you in maximizing your earnings


To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have the ability to undertake strenuous work activities for extended periods of time in adverse weather conditions
  • Be a strong team player
  • Have excellent attention to detail and be self-motivated
  • Have the ability to work within a team
  • Hold a drivers licence and have your own reliable transport

If you are interested in joining us, please submit your application. There will be a merit based recruitment process for all applications.


To submit your application you will need the following;

  • Car registration document and drivers licence if you will be driving a vehicle on site
  • A copy of your passport or Australian birth certificate with photo ID

After you have submitted your application keep your eye on your emails - that is how we will contact you about the progress of your application. Once we have assessed your suitability for the role, if you are successful you will be issue documents for completion online prior to being invited to select a start date for work.


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Casual / Seasonal

Job no: AZAJ10758

Location: Queensland, Walkamin, Atherton/Mareeba

Category: Berries

Closing Date: Monday, 30 August 2021