We have different jobs available through the year. Here is some information on what is involved with each position.
Apple Dump Forklift Driver
Provide forklift support to ensure a continuous allocation of fruit is supplied to the apple dump system. To ensure empty bins are removed from the apple dump.
The Orchard Worker is responsible to the Orchard Manager for the efficient day to day completion of orchard tasks & activities. The Orchard Worker will ensure that the daily tasks as supplied by the Orchard Manager are achieved.
Pruning is carried out in the winter. Trimming the limbs down to the fruit blossom spurs that look the best. Prune the smaller branches where the young wood meets the old wood, remove branches that are too big or in the way, crossing other branches, and all rotten wood.
Packing an apple box
This is an instructional video on how to pack an apple box correctly at CAJ apples Packhouse.
Strapping and Palletisation
This is an instructional video on how to strap a stack and Palletisation at CAJ apples Packhouse.
This is an instructional video on how to stack a pallet at CAJ apples Packhouse.
This is an instructional video on how to fill trays into the machine at CAJ apples Packhouse.
come and help us
we are always looking for help in our orchards, if you would like to join our team and help out, please apply now!
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