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Horticulture Worker - Daylesford & Bacchus Marsh, casual

Advertiser: Rijk Zwaan Australia Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Aug 2019
Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges
Work Type
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Horticulture

The vacancy for a Field Worker at Rijk Zwaan


Rijk Zwaan Australia is an independent, international organisation specialised in the breeding, production and marketing of vegetable seeds. We employee around 80 people throughout the country, with the majority at our Daylesford site. Our parent company is located in The Netherlands, and is amongst the top 5 vegetable seed companies worldwide.

Mutual respect, a great sense of responsibility and strong involvement of the employees are the main themes of the Rijk Zwaan company culture.


We require people to work with us for our production season between November and February; hours can be flexible.

The role will involve all field work from planting through to harvesting.

Duties will include crop work (plant raising, planting, pest and disease control, crop maintenance and harvesting).


We are seeking a Horticulture Worker with:

  • an interest to work with crops/outdoors
  • an ability to cope with sometimes difficult climatic conditions
  • a good work ethic and positive attitude
  • ability to work well within a team

Experience in horticulture would be an advantage, but not essential.



You can address your application to Narelle Robinson (HR Manager). 


What to include in my application?

  •  Current CV
  •  Letter expressing your interest (we will only consider applications accompanied by a cover letter)

We will consider your application carefully, which may take some time. You will hear from us as soon as possible.

Your application will be stored according to Australia Privacy Principles for a maximum term of six months, unless you request otherwise. We will only use your personal information for the purpose it was originally provided for.


Rijk Zwaan: your new employer?

Rijk Zwaan is an international family company with a people-oriented culture. Rijk Zwaan is right at the start of the food chain. We develop vegetable varieties and sell the seeds produced from them globally. We have a long-term focus, and encourage long term careers within Rijk Zwaan.

From our strategic position we contribute to the health and well-being of people all over the world. Everything we do is about growth. The growth of natural products that we export around the world. The growth of our company, which currently employs over 3,000 people in more than 30 countries. And above all the growth of our people: we give you every opportunity to use your own initiative and achieve your full potential. Working with colleagues to produce the best and tastiest vegetables. Reinforcing, helping and inspiring one another. That’s how we want to continuously work together towards a healthy future.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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