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Job title: Maintenance Assistant   

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 a brand ambassador for Cherryhill Orchards, ensuring our orchard grounds are maintained to the highest standards and that our visitors have a wonderful experience. You will be responsible for maintaining our gardens, ensuring bins are frequently emptied throughout the day and placed around orchard grounds, you will be trained in driving our gators around the orchard with safety being an absolute priority. You will transport stock around the orchard as required and maintain cleaning standards in all customer areas including toilets, ensuring they are always fully stocked. You may be required to assist with directing traffic, ensuring visitors park safely in allocated spots.

This is a physically demanding job that requires heavy lifting and you will be working outdoors during the summer months.

Naturally you'll need to be able to work across our trading hours (9-5), including weekends and public holidays.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • A full driving license
  • Proof of right to work in Australia
  • Own transport
  • Available to work throughout November – January including weekends & public holidays
  • This role will require physical fitness and resilience to working outdoors during the summer months

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Able to drive gator safely around orchard grounds
  • Follow safe manual handling practices
  • Responsible for supplying stock replenishment
  • Responsible for stocking and maintaining cleaning kits
  • Supports and coordinates car park and traffic control when required
  • Promotes health, safety and cleanliness across all orchard grounds
  • Responsible for maintaining cleaning standards and stocking all customer toilets
  • Ensures the orchard grounds are kept clean and tidy
  • Ensures bins are emptied and placed across all customer areas
  • Always promotes outstanding customer service
  • Communicates key messages to management
  • Responsible for general garden maintenance
  • Ensures septic and hygienic chemicals are stocked in customer toilets 
  • Ensures customer toilets are stocked with hand towels, soap and toilet rolls
  • Ensures customer toilets have sufficient water throughout the day
  • Checks all picnic benches and umbrellas are clean and safe to use
  • Responsible for power washing footpaths
  • Ensuring widows are clean

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Strong people and communication skills are essential
  • Previous experience in Agri-tourism would be highly regarded
  • Applicants possessing a valid first aid certificate would be highly regarded 

Multilingual applicants 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