Fruit Farm Worker

LUTZ FAMILY FARM LTD

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tractor
  • Tillage equipment
  • Sprayer or duster
  • Planting equipment
  • Loader
  • Lift truck
  • Farm truck
  • Fertilizer applicator
  • Type of Farm Operations

  • Tree and orchard fruit
  • Type of Crops

  • Apples
  • Specific Skills

  • Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Harvest crops
  • Fertilize and spray crops
  • Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
  • Specific Skills – Field Crops

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

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

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Landscape and Horticulture Technicians and Specialists Specific Skills

  • Brush collecting
  • Budding trees
  • Clipping
  • Fruit trees training
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Weeding
  • Shoot positioning
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

    Number of Vacancies: 11
    Wages: $12.95 hourly