The job is closed. Harvesting red currants
Company nameBTG Fruit bv
SectorZacht fruit (aardbeien/bessen/frambozen/kersen)
Type of employment
  • Seizoenswerk

- Harvest of red currant under foil pavilions at a height of about 1.8 m
- Fruits hang at a height from 0.5m to 1.8 m
- Red currants are collected to the boxes of 5 kg
- Full boxes are brought to the end of the row
- The work is in a standing position outside
- Weather conditions can be different, from (30 C) to cold and wet days (15 C)


- High motivation and willingness to deliver good work is required
- Because of the job activities a good physical condition
- Work experience is not required
- Knowledge of the English language is required
- Production norm is required, the amount of collected kg is recorded from each collector
- Harvesting above the norm, employees additionally receive a bonus


- Work begins from late July to the beginning of August, contract for 3 or 4 weeks maximum
- The work is dependent on weather conditions, the amount of fruit a witch has to be collected and the number of employees
- Working hours from 6:45am to 5p.m, with a break at 9:30am - 30 min, 12:30 - 30 minutes and 3pm. - 15 min, in total of 9 hours of work per day
- On Saturdays working only 5 hours, so in total around 50 hours a week
- Sunday is free from work
- You have to take your own working-clothes (rain boots and raincoat)
- The employer provides accommodation which is located on the company premises. Residential units are for 4-persons and fully-furnished. The residential unit has 2 double bedrooms, a kitchen with a fridge and a cooking plate, TV, washing machine, bathroom, and toilet. These residential units are neat and tidy, they are rented every year only for the collective season. In addition, there is also an apartment in the company building where there are 2 or 4 person rooms, with a shared kitchen-canteen, bathroom and the toilet. These rooms are also fully equipped.
- You must bring your own bedding, sleeping bag and pillow
- Housing cost is € 70 per week inclusive (electricity, gas, water)
- Health insurance is arranged by the Employer, the cost is € 23,73- per week
- The salary is according to the Dutch (CAO), payment per hour gross € 10,21 (21 years or more)
- The employer pays a bonus for good work
- Additional income is paid for the holiday allowance and holiday days according to the labor law in the Netherlands

A great work opportunity on holidays for students and people who want to make extra money during the holidays!

Company description

The company was founded in 1990 and specializes in the cultivation of red currant.
The company is located in the village Buren it is a small town, there is a shop nearby. At a distance of 10 km from the company is a large town Tiel (about 25,000 inhabitants).

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