Harvesting & General Hand Positions - Mushrooms


 

Multiple Hands-On Operational Roles:

Production Work/Driving

These roles cover a number of different duties depending on the position and area:

  • Empty and clean sheds; filling sheds; filling tunnels; picking up and palletising product; weighing product; driving forklifts and/or loaders
  • Standing, walking or driving for 7.6 to 9.5 hours per shift, with breaks
  • In some areas work is required outside in all weathers
  • Repetitive low muscle load movement of hands, wrists, arms, elbows, shoulder, neck
  • Shifts are up to 5 days per week rostered over seven days

Picking

These roles involve: 

  • Selectively picking, grading and packing a minimum number of mushrooms per hour into correct packaging following the picking instructions.
  • Standing, sitting and kneeling up to 7.6 to 9.5 hours per shift, with breaks
  • Working at heights (regularly)
  • Working indoors in regulated temperature of 17-20 degrees
  • Repetitive low muscle load movement of hands, wrists, arms, elbows, shoulder, neck
  • Shifts are up to 5 days per week rostered over seven days

Packing/Machine Operating

These roles involve: 

  • Weighing mushrooms on a high speed line and or operating the machine line
  • Working in cold facility of between 0 – 5 degrees
  • Standing for 7.6 to 9.5 hours per shift, with breaks
  • Repetitive low muscle load movement of hands, wrists, arms, elbows, shoulder, neck
  • Shifts are up to 5 days per week rostered over seven days

Successful candidates must:

  • Commit to a minimum 12 month term of employment (longer terms preferred)
  • Have access to reliable transport to and from the work site
  • Be physically fit with the ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time
  • Be able to work in a cold environment (packing/machine operating)
  • Be able to work from heights (picking)
  • Have an understanding of basic English (written and spoken)
  • Work cooperatively and respectfully in a multicultural workforce
  • Have a strong focus and commitment to Occupational Health and Safety, Food Safety and Quality

 

Hours of Work:

Roles can be rostered up to 38 hours per week plus reasonable additional hours as required.

On-call casual positions are also available.

 

 

Full time, Casual / Seasonal

Job no: ENAL90173

Location: North Maclean

Category: Mushroom

Closing Date: Applications open all year