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Charlie Price Published: December 6, 2018
Atherton, Australia


Agri Labour Australia is an award-winning Australian company with clients in every State and Territory. Proudly representing major agribusiness, large primary producers, rural operators and local farmers - we are more than a recruitment agency. Founded on our firsthand knowledge of the land and dedicated to the ongoing success of our client's businesses and our candidate's careers, you can rely on us for expertise, advice and support.



With the Mango season underway, we are seeking applications from experienced and committed operators for despatch and lead forklift operating roles. Dedicated to providing efficient and safe practices, applicants with exceptional forklift skills and agricultural experience are encouraged to apply for these roles. Our client offers onsite accommodation, a fantastic North Queensland location and the opportunity to experience working for one of Australia's largest mango producers.

As Lead Forklift Operator, you will be responsible for managing other forklift drivers and the effective management of all pallet stock, receivals of produce and packaging materials into the packhouse. Monitoring all export protocols and the correct despatch of loads you will be committed to a culture of safety for yourself and your team mates and have a flexible attitude to working across a range of duties when required.

The Despatch Forklift Operator is responsible for the efficient and safe relocation of pallets from the packing area. Wrapping and storing pallets in correct load formats, you will load consignments onto trucks, monitor cold rooms and willingly perform other tasks as requested.


The ideal candidates will have a current forklift licence and experience operating forklifts. You must be committed to the duration of the season (min two months), be flexible and willing to work long hours. To be considered for the roles, please ensure you can prove the following:

* Current forklift license & high level of operating skill
* Experience in fast paced packing shed
* Good level or written and oral skills
* Good record keeping skills
* Basic maintenance skills


The successful candidates will enjoy the following benefits:

* 40 to 60+ hours a week
* North Queensland location
* Onsite accommodation

If you believe you're a great fit for the role, click 'Apply Now' and forward us your most up to date resume and any relevant certificates and licensing.

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