ShowHeader Job File 2020

Over 600,000 Aussies have lost their jobs during COVID-19 and a further 600,000 have seen their work hours reduced.

As restrictions start to lift and we prepare to get back to a new 'normal' we're launching our new Job File.

Farm Hand
24th May 2022

Business
Australia's Oyster Coast
Location
Merimbula
Job Type
Casual
Hours
38
Salary
Negotiable

At Australia’s Oyster Coast, we believe oysters are the unsung heroes of the sea. With phenomenal health benefits, positive impacts on the environment, and quite simply, a fine food shared between friends - we're committed to providing consistently better oysters to the Australian market and beyond. As a vertically integrated oyster business, we ensure the highest standards from farm to fork, responsible for growing, procuring, grading, marketing and selling oysters. We are passionate about improving, innovating and evolving our oyster business.

ABOUT THE JOB
We are currently seeking candidates with a connection to the marine environment that have hands-on skills.

Your duties will include:
- Land-based activities:
. Grading, preparation of oysters for market/transport.
. Stripping slats.
. Loading/unloading oyster punts.
. Packing, constructing baskets and oyster racking.
. Operation and maintenance of mechanical equipment.
. Facility maintenance and cleaning.

- On-water activities:
. Cultivating, seeding and harvesting oysters.
. Aquaculture & oyster husbandry.
. Maintaining oyster leases, baskets and other infrastructure.
. Vessel handling, maintenance and deck duties.

WE OFFER

. Attractive remuneration - $41,000 to $65,000 plus superannuation depending on experience.
. Conversion to fulltime after successfully completing your probationary period.
. Opportunity for career development – onsite training with opportunities to complete a Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) and/or a Certificate III in Aquaculture.
. Opportunity to work with a close-knit collaborative team in a dynamic and expanding vertically integrated Australian oyster business.

HOW TO APPLY

The best way to not get this job is to just submit your resume and hope for the best. We want people who are passionate about helping improve our farm to fork operations to provide consistently better oysters to the Australian market.

Visit our social media pages and website, and make sure you resonate with what you see.
www.instagram.com/australiasoystercoast
www.facebook.com/australiasoystercoast
www.australiasoystercoast.com

Skill Required

Attributes required:

You will need to work autonomously & within a team environment, show initiative and have strong communication skills.
Driver, boat & forklift licences preferred.
Marine or other farming experience desirable.

To apply for this job, please contact us by sending us an email to [email protected]