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Job title: Car Park & Traffic Coordinator   

Reporting to: Maintenance Supervisor & PYO Manager

Hours: Seasonal – casual, able to work weekends & public holidays

Location: Head office – Wandin East

ABOUT US

CherryHill Orchards is a successful family owned business specialising in sweet cherries. Our farm at Wandin in the beautiful Yarra Valley continues to grow in popularity year on year for our cherry Pick Your Own experience. Last season we had 40,000 visitors to Wandin.

Our season operates from November to early January , including the Christmas and New Year period. As such we are now recruiting for seasonal positions in our Pick Your Own orchard. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

You will be responsible for ensuring the safe flow of traffic and directing visitors to park vehicles safely. You will be a brand ambassador for Cherryhill Orchards, the first and last point of contact for our visitors as they enter and exit our orchard grounds. Warm, welcoming and approachable people skills are essential.

This role will require resilience to working outdoors in the summer months for long periods of time and is a physically demanding job. You will have the ability to remain calm under pressure and make decisions regarding the safe flow of people and vehicle traffic with management, ensuing that safety is always a priority. 

You will be required to provide your own transport to and from work as there is no public transport nearby.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Proof of right to work in Australia
  • Own transport
  • Available to work throughout November – January including weekends & public holidays

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinates the safe flow of traffic in and out of orchard grounds
  • Responsible for the use of directive signage to coordinate a safe flow of traffic
  • Greets visitors with a warm welcome on arrival and a friendly farewell as they leave
  • Always promotes outstanding customer service and willing to help visitors with any enquiries
  • Strong communicator
  • Decision maker with management team when at capacity
  • Ensures the cleanliness of carpark grounds and visitor toilets
  • Resilience to working outdoors in the heat
  • Strong knowledge of orchard grounds
  • Controls traffic crossings safely and efficiently
  • Physically fit
  • Liaise with traffic management contractors when required

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Strong people and communication skills are essential
  • Experience working as a traffic controller would be highly regarded
  • Applicants possessing a valid First Aid qualification would be highly regarded

PERSONAL QUALITIES & BEHAVIOURAL TRAITS

Our vision “CherryHill top of mind and eagerly anticipated in store, the home and as an experience in the orchards” is expected to be emulated through daily adoption of our values and the behaviours that follow:

  • We are respectful – of each other, our customers, our suppliers and of the land
  • We are progressive – in our thinking and in our business
  • We are resourceful – in showing initiative and finding ways to make it happen
  • We are passionate – about creating and delivering outstanding products and experiences

To apply please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to jobs@cherryhill.com.au
Only applications with a cover letter and resume will be considered

474 Queens Road
Wandin East, VIC, 3139