Blueberry Harvest Team Leaders Jobs

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Costa is Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables. We nurture our people, cultivate our growing sites, and invest in ongoing R&D all so that we can continue to deliver the very best product on the market today.
Blueberry Harvest Team Leader
Costa Berries FNQ is looking for Harvest Team Leaders to join our growing team. Based on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, this an ongoing casual role. Hours of work will predominantly be Monday to Friday, with some weekend work required, according to the picking schedule. The FNQ harvest runs from March to November. In the offseason, other reasonable duties within Costa Berries FNQ divisions will be required, as directed.

About the Role

Monitor chariot and picker hygiene levels to ensure they meet requirements

Monitor chariot stock levels and liaise with Field Harvest Manager

Monitor pickers to ensure they are following instructions on picking schedule/standards

Create a culture of support within the crew, acknowledging success, driving performance and showing appreciation for hard work

On a daily basis, monitoring performance of crews

Complete harvest paperwork as directed by the Field Harvest Manager and Field Harvest Coordinator

Training and coaching

Ensure all data correctly entered into Harvest Management System (HMS)

About You

To be successful in this role you will:-

* Have supervision skills, an ability to lead and experience in management of teams

* Ability to demonstrate a motivated attitude and interest in performance improvement

* Able to work without supervision and use initiative to problem solve

* Have good attention to detail

* Ability to undertake strenuous outdoor work activities for extended periods of time under adverse weather conditions

* Ability to use harvest management software

* First Aid certificate or willingness to complete

* Driver’s licence

Please forward your resume and contact details to Carolyn Tomerini at carolyn.tomerini@costagroup.com.au

To apply for this job email your details to carolyn.tomerini@costagroup.com.au