Farm Labourer

Jeffrey Walsh

Type of Farm Operations

  • Fruit and vegetable combination farming
  • Type of Crops

  • Apples
  • Strawberries
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Harvest crops
  • Specific Skills – Field Crops

  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Hoeing crops
  • Stone and/or wood picking
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Budding trees
  • Fruit trees training
  • Shoot positioning
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year

    Number of Vacancies: 6
    Wages: $12.95 hourly