Employment Application

Contact Details

Details of Employment

Work Rights

You will be required to provide details and a copy of your Visa and passport during the recruitment process. A Visa Entitlement Verification Online inquiry (VEVO check) will be conducted.

Employment History

Please provide details of your most recent work positions. This may assist us to determine if you have previous experience suitable for a particular position.

Mackay's Employment History

Other Employment History

Position Requirements

As part of your employment with the Mackay Group, you may be required to work in the field, shed or warehouse. The following outline typical inherent requirements for these positions:

Inherent Requirements - FIELD

  • Working in hot and humid tropical weather conditions.
  • Working in the rain and in slippery, muddy conditions.
  • Cutting and carrying banana bunches up to 60 kg on your shoulder over a distance of up to 40 meters.
  • Working around tractors and other mobile equipment.

Inherent Requirements - SHED (Banana Sort and Cluster)

  • Standing on hard surfaces for extended periods (up to 2 hours and 40 minutes per shift) in hot and humid tropical conditions.
  • Trimming and sorting fruit, continual lifting (up to 1kg) of fruit.
  • Lifting and twisting packed boxes weighing up to 16 kilograms.
  • Sorting and cutting banana hands that are floating in water. You will be wearing rubber gloves, but your hands will remain wet for up to 2 hours.

Inherent Requirements - WAREHOUSE

  • Standing on hard surfaces for extended periods (up to 3 hours per shift) in a refrigerated environment.
  • Continually handling and peeling fruit. Work is manual and repetitive.

Duty of Disclosure

Having read the above inherent requirements, you need to consider whether a pre existing injury or condition you have or have had, might be aggravated by the duties. Please provide details below if you have any injuries, illnesses or disabilities of which you are aware of, and which you believe may prevent you from performing any of the above tasks:

Yellow Card

Mackays require all new employees to hold a valid Yellow Card.
To receive a valid Yellow Card you must complete a short online banana safety course.
To complete this course please visit this website https://www.aginduct.com.au/

Important: If you arrive at the induction without completing this Online Application and the Yellow card your induction will not continue.

Application Declaration

The information collected on this form will be used for the purposes of recruitment and selection within the Mackay Group. Please be aware that if you choose not to consent to providing this information, The Mackay Group may be unable to make a conclusive decision regarding your prospective employment.