How to become a Fruit and Vegetable Picker

Fruit and vegetable pickers harvest fruit, vegetables, nuts and berries at farms, market gardens and orchards, and prepare produce for distribution.

Personal requirements of a Fruit and Vegetable Picker

  • enjoy practical work
  • free from skin conditions and allergies to agricultural chemicals
  • able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • able to work at heights
  • able to work quickly and consistently for long periods of time
  • willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • able to travel from property to property to pick fruit and vegetables
  • able to undertake manual and sometimes heavy work
  • reliable and motivated.



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