Outdoor jobs on Merseyside from onion planting to fruit picking

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If you’re currently looking for a new job but want something that gets you out in the fresh air then one of these six positions could be perfect.

With changes to the economy and demand for different sorts of roles, a number of opportunities have opened up on Merseyside.

Listed here are positions including rail yard workers, drivers, harvesters, agricultural workers and street cleaners.

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Rail yard team leader

Widnes

Salary £10.60 per hour.

All year-round, outdoor work as a team leader in a rail yard is currently being advertised by a recruitment agency.

This full-time, permanent position requires the supervision of staff, loading and unloading trains and containers, and checking delivery notices and shipping numbers.

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The hours are based on two shift patterns. Week one is Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 6am until 8pm. Week two is Thursday, Friday and Saturday 6am until 8pm.

The ideal candidate will have proven leadership experience in a similar position, and hold a valid counterbalance licence.

To find out more or apply, click or tap here.

Onion planters

Ormskirk

Salary £8.72 per hour.

A recruitment company are looking for onion planters for shift work.

You will be required to work five days out of seven with the opportunity for overtime.

Previous experience of fruit/vegetable picking/planting or working as a farm operative is essential.

You will be out working in the fields, so the ideal candidate will be physically fit and able to work long hours.

To find out more or apply, click or tap here.

Lawn technician

Wirral

Salary £18,000 to £30,000 a year.

A lawn care company is looking for new employees who enjoy working outdoors to join their team.

You will be trained to become a lawn care expert and be required to grow the business and operate within a specified territory.

Full training in all aspects will be given from the start and throughout.

The role involves carrying out lawn treatments, stock control, equipment maintenance, handling payments and maintaining a high level of customer service.

Experience is not necessary but driving will be part of the job.

To find out more or apply, click or tap here.

Loader/street cleaner

Ellesmere Port

Salary £9 per hour.

A recruitment company are looking for loader/street cleaning operatives to fill temporary positions in the Ellesmere Port area.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with waste and recycling as their main duties will be loading and unloading kerb-side refuse and recycling collection as well as street cleansing.

Applicants should be able to work well unsupervised, be polite and cooperative with the public, and able to work outdoors in the sun or rain.

The ability to walk, bend, kneel and stand for long periods of time and perform heavy lifting will be required.

To find out more or apply, click or tap here.

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Harvest worker

Southport

Salary £8.72 per hour.

If you’re looking to secure short term work over the summer period and enjoy working outdoors then there are a number of vacancies available for harvest workers.

Starting from late April when the farming season gets underway, you will join the harvesting team to harvest crops, and picking and grading the produce.

General harvesting duties will include, but will not be restricted to crop picking, collecting, sorting and loading selected produce ready to be transported to factories.

If you’re reliable and have a “reasonable level of fitness” then this could be the job for you.

To find out more or apply, click or tap here.

Customer delivery driver

Liverpool

Salary £9.18 per hour

Supermarket giant ASDA is currently looking for a delivery driver to deliver groceries to customers.

To apply for the role you will need to have held a full driving licence for at least two years and be able to drive a 3.5-ton automatic van.

During busy periods, you'll also be required to help your team, picking and packing online orders.

Shifts are flexible but you will likely include some evenings and weekends.

To find out more or apply, click or tap here.

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