Crop farm workers plant trees, seeds, seedlings, roots, bulbs, vines and other plants using hand tools and farm machines. They also operate farm machines to cultivate, fertilise, spray and harvest fruit, nuts, grains and vegetables.
Work is generally on farms in rural areas. Early morning starts and long or irregular hours are common.
Suitable for people who are physically fit, who work well with others and who are confident to operate farm equipment. Basic English, a knowledge of farming techniques and food production and processing are all helpful.