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