From July to March you can get a job working in potato fields in South Australia, where you'll be planting, harvesting, packing and generally managing crops.

The role

You'll be planting, harvesting, packing and generally managing potato crops.

Skills needed

You'll need to:

  • be fit and healthy, with self-motivation
  • be fast at repetitive manual tasks
  • follow instructions and learn and apply new processes quickly
  • stand for long periods of time
  • work well in a team
  • work flexible hours depending on weather conditions and harvest requirements, averaging 30 hours per week, 5-7 days per week
  • work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • be commited to long-term employment from July to March.

How you'll make a difference

Potatoes are one of the largest vegetable crops produced in South Australia, and by picking them you’ll play a part in helping to support our state growth, keep our food supply chains flowing, and create additional jobs in the economy.

Did you know:

  • South Australia is actually the largest producer of potatoes in Australia.
  • In 2018–19, South Australia produced 490,000 tonnes of potatoes.
  • In 2018–19, the farm gate values for potatoes was $185 million.

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