Bothkamp Australia Farm employs up to 40 contract personnel during seasonal peak periods every year. This is generally April to November. We offer exciting career opportunities in a supportive and innovative work environment.
We have onsite accommodation available, however highly recommend the following local backpackers and caravan parks in Kununurra. We offer free pick up at 5.30am and provide water and sunscreen to all our workers onsite.
COVID-19 update: We are continuing as normal (whilst all necessary precautions are being taken as advised).
Due to the uncertainty around travel restrictions, and the large amount of applications we have received, we have closed all positions for the moment. Successful applicants will be contacted via email or phone. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope you understand.
Pickers & Packers
Melon and pumpkin pickers and packers are required for the peak harvesting season in Kununurra. We produce rockmelons, honeydew melons, butternut and jap pumpkins which need to be picked from late April through till early November.
Picking supervisors manage the pickers for the season. They are the person responsible for the picking of all produce out in the fields. The position is both a supervisory as well as hands-on manual labour job.
Farm Hands assist in the day-to-day operations of the farm onsite. Undertaking general farm duties and conduct regular maintenance, repairs, and upkeep of the farm.
Spray Operators assist with the mixing and application of chemicals to row crops and vegetables using sprayers and agricultural farming equipment. A predetermined spraying schedule must be adhered to with all activities correctly recorded. The schedule is subject to change at any time based on production, weather and other factors.