Seasonal jobs are available across South Australia's regions year round, with peak seasons for specific jobs and regions.

  • In the city of Adelaide are some of the State's largest food and beverage manufacturing companies are creating processed and packaged products for retail.

    When is seasonal work available?

    Type of workProductSeason
    Pickers and packers Tomatoes All year
      Mushrooms All year
      Onions and carrots July – August
      Cucumber, capsicum, eggplants August – April
     Leafy greens September – April
    Food and beverage production Various All year

    How do I find a job?

    1. Check the jobs available

    The jobs board has a list of job available from businesses needing seasonal workers. You can find out what the job is, where it's available and how to apply.

    2. Contact a recruiter

    See the list of recruiters in the region that can help you find a job.


     
  • Adelaide Hills is home to an array of South Australia’s finest agricultural produce, including fruit tree farms and vineyards.

    When is seasonal work available?

    Type of workProductSeason
    Pickers and packers Apples and pears February – May
      Brussel sprouts February – August
      Cherries October – January
      Strawberries October – February
    Vineyard workersWine grape picking January – April
      Vine pruning June – September
     Vine trainingOctober - December
    Forestry work Tree planing and tree nursery June – July
      Fire crews November – February
    Sheep shearing Wool All year

    Where can I stay?

    Adelaide Hills accommodation

    Kangaroo Island accommodation

    McLaren Vale accommodation

    How do I find a job?

    1. Check the jobs available

    The jobs board has a list of job available from businesses needing seasonal workers. You can find out what the job is, where it's available and how to apply.

    2. Contact a recruiter

    See the list of recruiters in the region that can help you find a job.


     
  • In the north of Greater Adelaide, you’ll find an abundance of agricultural producers, from grains to livestock, to a vibrant horticulture industry in the Northern Adelaide Plains, along with the State’s iconic Barossa wine industry.

    When is seasonal work available?

    Type of workProductSeason
    Vineyard workersWine grape picking January – April
      Vine pruning June – September
     Vine trainingOctober – December
    Grain workersSeedingApril – July
     Hay season September – June
     Grain harvest October – January
    Picking and packing Potatoes July – March
      Onions and carrots July – May

    Where can I stay?

    Barossa accomodation

    How do I find a job?

    1. Check the jobs available

    The jobs board has a list of job available from businesses needing seasonal workers. You can find out what the job is, where it's available and how to apply.

    2. Contact a recruiter

    See the list of recruiters in the region that can help you find a job.


     
  • Over half of the Eyre Peninsula land area is farmed by agribusinesses producing crops, such as grains and cereals, and livestock. This productive region is also home to many commercial fishing and aquaculture businesses.

    The Eyre Peninsula includes the towns:

    • Whyalla
    • Port Lincoln
    • Ceduna.

    When is seasonal work available?

    Type of workProductSeason
    Grain workersSeedingApril – July
     Hay season September – June
     Grain harvest October – January
    Sheep shearing Wool All year

    Where can I stay?

    Ceduna accomodation

    Port Lincoln accomodation

    How do I find a job?

    1. Check the jobs available

    The jobs board has a list of job available from businesses needing seasonal workers. You can find out what the job is, where it's available and how to apply.

    2. Contact a recruiter

    See the list of recruiters in the region that can help you find a job.


     
  • The Far North, including the Flinders Ranges and Outback, is South Australia’s largest region and is a key regional producer of sheep and cattle production.

    When is seasonal work available?

    Type of workProductSeason
    Sheep shearing Wool All year
    Grain workersSeedingApril – July
     Hay season September – June
     Grain harvest October – January

    Where can I stay?

    Burra accomodation

    South Australia accomodation

    How do I find a job?

    1. Check the jobs available

    The jobs board has a list of job available from businesses needing seasonal workers. You can find out what the job is, where it's available and how to apply.

    2. Contact a recruiter

    See the list of recruiters in the region that can help you find a job.


     
  • The Fleurieu Peninsula is home to world class wine regions, such as McLaren Vale and Langhorne Creek, whilst Kangaroo Island is home to agriculture including sheep stations.

    When is seasonal work available?

    Type of workProductSeason
    Vineyard workersWine grape picking January – April
      Vine pruning June – September
     Vine trainingOctober – December
    Grain workersSeedingApril – July
     Hay season September – June
     Grain harvest October – January
    Sheep shearing Wool All year

    Where can I stay?

    Kangaroo Island accommodation

    McLaren Vale accommodation

    How do I find a job?

    1. Check the jobs available

    The jobs board has a list of job available from businesses needing seasonal workers. You can find out what the job is, where it's available and how to apply.

    2. Contact a recruiter

    See the list of recruiters in the region that can help you find a job.


     
  • The Limestone Coast region has a wide variety of agricultural producers including lamb and beef, fruit and vegetables, seafood, dairy and forestry. It is also home to the Coonawarra region, famous for its red wines and terra rossa soils.

    When is seasonal work available?

    Type of workProductSeason
    Vineyard workersWine grape picking January – April
      Vine pruning June – September
     Vine trainingOctober – December
    Forestry worker Tree planing and tree nursery June – July
      Fire crews November – February
    Sheep shearer Wool All year
    Grain workersSeedingApril – July
     HaySeptember – June
     Grain harvestOctober – January

    Where can I stay?

    South Australia accomodation

    Penola accomodation

    How do I find a job?

    1. Check the jobs available

    The jobs board has a list of job available from businesses needing seasonal workers. You can find out what the job is, where it's available and how to apply.

    2. Contact a recruiter

    See the list of recruiters in the region that can help you find a job.


     
  • This region is centred on the iconic Murray River and is one of Australia’s major citrus and almond growing regions. Along with citrus, the region also produces fruit and vegetables, wine, poultry, grains and preserves.

    The Murraylands includes the towns:

    • Berri
    • Loxton
    • Renmark
    • Waikerie
    • Paringa
    • Murray Bridge
    • Mannum
    • Tailem Bend
    • Pinnaroo
    • Karoonda.

    When is seasonal work available?

    Type of workProductSeason
    Pickers and packers Dried fruit January – March
      Peaches and grapes February – April
      Oranges June – August
      Apricots December – February
      Almonds and other nuts January – March
      Stonefruit October – February
    Pruning Oranges June – September
    Sheep shearing Wool All year
    Grain workersSeedingApril – July
     HaySeptember – June
     Grain harvestOctober – January

    Where can I stay?

    See the following websites for information about accomodation in the Murraylands and Riverland.

    Berri accomodation

    Renmark accomodation

    Loxton accomodation

    Mannum accomodation

    Murray Bridge accomodation

    How do I find a job?

    1. Check the jobs available

    The jobs board has a list of job available from businesses needing seasonal workers. You can find out what the job is, where it's available and how to apply.

    2. Contact a recruiter

    See the list of recruiters in the region that can help you find a job.


     
  • The Yorke Peninsula is home to barley crops and a diverse aquaculture industry, while the Clare Valley wine region is a focus of the Mid North.

    When is seasonal work available?

    Type of workProductSeason
    Vineyard workersWine grape picking January – April
      Vine pruning June – September
     Vine trainingOctober – December
    Grain workersSeedingApril – July
     Hay season September – June
     Grain harvest October – January
    Sheep shearing Wool All year

    Where can I stay?

    Yorke Peninsula accommodation

    How do I find a job?

    1. Check the jobs available

    The jobs board has a list of job available from businesses needing seasonal workers. You can find out what the job is, where it's available and how to apply.

    2. Contact a recruiter

    See the list of recruiters in the region that can help you find a job.