8611 – Harvesting labourers
Harvesting labourers assist other farm workers to harvest, sort and pack crops.
Index of titles
Crop farm labourer – harvesting
Field-grown crop farm labourer – harvesting
Fruit harvest worker
Fruit harvesting labourer
Fruit or vegetable picker
Fruit packer – farm
Fruit sorter – farm
Small fruit picker
Tobacco cutter – tobacco harvesting
Tobacco stripper – tobacco harvesting
Vegetable packer – farm
Vegetable sorter – farm
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Pick row and orchard crops
Sort, weigh and pack fruit and vegetables at the farm
Load, unload and transfer crates, supplies, farm produce and products for transport
Clean up racks, trays, and harvest bins and general clean up of growing, producing and packing areas
Assist with general farm maintenance and maintenance of equipment and tools
May assist in preparing garden beds for planting
May write daily progress reports of inventory harvested.
There are no specific education or training requirements.
Progression to other farm worker positions is possible with experience.
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