Forklift Driver


Forklift Driver

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

Costa’s Curlwaa Packhouse is located in Curlwaa NSW and operates from May to September each year packing fresh citrus fruit such as oranges, lemons, mandarins and grapefruit for both export and domestic markets.

Who we’re looking for:

Experienced Forklift Operators who will be responsible for transporting citrus bins and loading and unloading trucks in a busy packhouse environment. Working across multiple teams, communication and forward planning skills are a must to ensure smooth citrus packing and freight operations. Successful applicants will be rostered regular shifts for the five month packing season and encouraged to return for future seasons subject to worker performance and reliability. Availability to work 5-6 day or afternoon shifts,  including weekends if required is essential.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Safe and efficient forklift transporting, loading and unloading of citrus bins.
  • Daily pre-starts and equipment checks to proactively identify maintenance issues.
  • Maintain logs in accordance with safety and quality requirements.
  • Other duties to assist despatch staff, as required.

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • Current Driver’s License and Forklift License.
  • Previous experience in a packhouse or warehouse environment is preferred.   
  • Ability to follow instructions and safe operating procedures.
  • A cool head under pressure and ability to work in a diverse team.  

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.

Ready to apply?

For further information please contact Paula Whitchurch, Production Manager on 0408 240 925. 

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Casual / Seasonal

Job no: 2022-1520

Location: Mildura

Category: Citrus/Grapes

Closing Date: Thursday, 25 August 2022