At Murphy Fresh and Tatura Fresh we believe in growing and nurturing our people to get the best results. We offer comprehensive onsite training and aim to develop leaders in our field.
Be a part of the fastest growing food producing sector in Australia. Exciting opportunities exist to becomes a part of our innovative growing, picking and packing teams. Are you a hardworking, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who enjoys a challenging and fast-paced working environment? Do you have a passion for horticulture?
If so, be a part of a growing family business dedicated to developing it’s people by providing all on-site training and a tailored leadership program.
Murphy Fresh and Tatura Fresh offer casual work in the following positions:
Our crop worker team members maintain tomato plants in a glasshouse environment. This position involves maintaining and nurturing our plants to ensure they reach their maximum potential. We provide extensive on-site training including integrated pest management, plant health and quality systems. You will be working in a hot, humid conditions and at heights of up to 4 metres. The job is physically demanding with constant standing and walking; and doing repetitive work. You need to be able to distinguish between red and green, show attention to detail and be able to work to set targets whilst maintaining company quality standards.
Our packer team members have extensive training in our stringent company quality standards and product specifications. Working with company quality and hygiene procedures at the forefront of their mind. Our packing team aim to pack and present the highest quality produce. The position involves working in a packing shed environment and is physically demanding with constant standing, bending, lifting of various weights and volumes.
Our picking team members pick premium tomatoes according to our customers product specifications. Each tomato plant is leafed weekly to provide optimum light and growing conditions. The picking position involves working in a hot, humid conditions and is physically demanding with constant standing, walking and repetitive work. You need to be able to distinguish between red and green, show attention to detail and be able to work to set targets whilst maintaining company quality standards.
Trolley Towers play an integral role in the logistical side of getting the produce from the glasshouse onto the pack line. This positions involves operation of a custom vehicle called a ‘bee’ that is designed to transport trolleys. The position is physically demanding and involves standing, reaching, bending and lifting. Precision driving skills, attention to detail and sound awareness of health and safety are necessary in order to be successful.
**The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Murphy Fresh and Tatura Fresh management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organisational needs as necessary.
SPRING / SUMMER SEASON 2020/21
Murphy Fresh and Tatura Fresh are looking for casual staff to fill a number of picking, packing and crop worker positions for our Spring / Summer season.
Candidates should be energetic, self-motivated, versatile and be able to learn quickly. All onsite training is provided.
Successful candidates will be required for 7am starts to work, working individually, in teams, and have the ability to work quickly and with accuracy.
Successful candidates will be offered employment on casual basis under the Horticulture Award 2010. This work qualifies for second and third year visa requirements. We require staff to commit to minimum of 6 months work and be available to work all of this time.
You must have a functional level of English comprehension to obtain a position at Murphy Fresh. This will be assessed in your induction.
Please apply below.
Murphy Fresh and Tatura Fresh offer a range of fulltime positions, we are looking for adaptable, energetic and committed individuals who are passionate about developing a career with the hydroponic / protected cropping industry.
Exciting opportunities exist in:
Our produce department offers a range of fulltime positions which include the management, training and supervision of staff. The planning and organisation of crop production from picking, leafing, packing and distribution. These positions entail planning and budgeting around incoming produce with relation to staffing needs, inventory of supplies and logistical requirements of picking and packing staff and distribution of stock.
Maintenance offers a range of fulltime positions including management, supervisory and assistant levels. Positions are hands on and require operation of a computer based maintenance system, regular scheduled maintenance as well as attending to daily unplanned maintenance needs of all equipment and infrastructure.
In our growing department we have opportunities at a management, supervisory and assistant level. These positions oversee the care and maintenance of the tomato crop including the monitoring and analysing of the crop to determine technical actions with regard to the irrigation, heating, nutrients, climate control and IPM. The management, supervision and training of crop staff. Entering data and figures, analysing to ensure premium growth and production.
HR & Adminstration
Our human resources department oversees the recruitment, placement and employee relations across both farms. This includes the planning, organisation and development of our tailored leadership program, safety and training. Our administration department manages payroll, accounts payable and receivable. In addition to closely updating and monitoring budgets and group financials.