Harvest Supervisors/Assistant Supervisors/Packers - Tumbarumba - Berry Category

Costa Pty Ltd Berry Category is Australia's largest berry producer with multiple sites located across Australia. Costa grows and markets blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries. Costa is world leader in blueberry varietal improvement and grows approximately 45% of Australia's total blueberry supply.

We are looking for Harvest Supervisors to join our team. This is a seasonal role based at our farms in Tumbarumba, New South Wales, Australia. Our season runs from December to end of January (8 weeks).

About the Roles

Supervisor/Assistant Supervisor - The focus of this role is to supervise and coordinate the fruit picking team, to ensure fruit harvest is completed to the required standards.

Other responsibilities include:

  • People management
  • Harvest management system and record keeping via HMS system
  • Training and coaching
  • Quality assurance and safety through Caramba (Quality Management System)
  • Following COVID-19 Site Plan

Packer - This role encompasses a range of duties that facilitates Harvest functions based on the needs of the Business Unit.

Other responsibilities/conditions include:

  • Work in a cold environment
  • Ability to lift 4kg trays
  • Work in fast passed environment
  • Quality assurance and safety through Caramba (Quality Management System)
  • Following COVID-19 Site Plan


About You

To be successful in this role you will have to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to follow direction
  • Timely completion of tasks to set standards/benchmarks 
  • A motivated attitude and an ability to drive team performance
  • Initiative to solve problems in the field.
  • Computer experience (will be trained on system onsite) 

Driver's license and own transport is essential. Flexibility in work pattern to accommodate the varying fruit harvest levels is also required. The farm operates 7 days a week throughout the season.


If you would like to join a fun and friendly team, please apply.

Please note only short-listed applicants will be contacted, once you have submitted your application, please keep an eye on your emails (including your junk/spam folder) as that is the primary way that we will contact you.


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Casual / Seasonal

Job no: JJAL00605

Location: Tumbarumba

Category: Berries

Closing Date: Saturday, 28 November 2020