Farmhand/labourer

Private Company

Bowen, QLD

Posted 2/23/2021

Rugby Farm is an innovative, market-leading vegetable producer with operations located throughout Queensland. Established in 1912, Rugby Farm takes pride in growing, harvesting, packing and transporting produce daily for key customers, servicing both domestic and international markets. Supporting a workforce of 900+ people, Rugby Farm is committed to providing rewarding career opportunities and job experiences for their team. We are seeking farm workers for the upcoming Bowen season in North Queensland.

Position description:

We currently have a number of openings available for General Farm Hands to assist with various duties across the growing season in Bowen. Tasks include:

  • Irrigation work (moving layflat, connecting trickle tape, etc)
  • Execution of fertilizer programs
  • Tractor operation
  • General farm duties
  • Early morning starts
  • Due to the nature of our business, ability to work extended hours and some weekends may be required

Mandatory Requirements and Basic Experiences:

  • Excellent work ethic and demonstrated commitment to WHS standards and procedures
  • Experience working on tractors, farm equipment and machinery
  • Current Manual Drivers license

Valued Skills and Ideal Traits:

  • Current Australian forklift ticket 
  • Current Medium Rigid (MR) / Heavy Rigid (HR) truck license would be handy
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Previous experience in the Agriculture/Horticulture industry would be highly regarded

Our Commitment to Successful Candidates:

  • Competitive pay in accordance with Award Rates 
  • Good working conditions
  • Supportive team environment

Applications can be submitted online at our website www.rugbyfarm.com.au by clicking on the Employment tab.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.jobsinfarming.com.au/job/15194991