8611 Harvesting labourers
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Lead statementHarvesting labourers assist other farm workers to harvest, sort and pack crops.
- apple picker
- berry picker
- crop farm labourer – harvesting
- fruit picker
- fruit sorter – farm
- harvest hand
- vegetable packer – farm
Harvesting labourers perform 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.