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8611 – Harvesting labourers

Harvesting labourers assist other farm workers to harvest, sort and pack crops.


Index of titles

Example titles

Apple picker

Berry picker

Crop farm labourer – harvesting

Cucumber picker

Field-grown crop farm labourer – harvesting

Fruit harvest worker

Fruit harvester

Fruit harvesting labourer

Fruit or vegetable picker

Fruit packer – farm

Fruit picker

Fruit sorter – farm

Harvest hand

Harvest worker

Harvesting labourer

Mushroom picker

Small fruit picker

Tobacco cutter – tobacco harvesting

Tobacco picker

Tobacco stripper – tobacco harvesting

Tomato picker

Vegetable packer – farm

Vegetable picker

Vegetable sorter – farm

Worm harvester

Worm packer

Worm picker

Worm picker-packer

Main duties

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.

Employment requirements

There are no specific education or training requirements.

Additional information

Progression to other farm worker positions is possible with experience.


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