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Local Greens is an organic fruit and veg box scheme based in Herne Hill, South London. We provide fresh veg and fruit every Thursday from small, UK farms grown using sustainable and environmental principals.

Packing Team Vacancy: We are seeking a new team member to join the packing team at our arch on the Bath Factory Estate, Arch 1169, Herne Hill, SE24 9AJ. The packing team is made up of five members, and work is in 6-hour shifts on Wednesdays. Tasks are shared across the following areas:

  • Checking quantity and quality of farm deliveries against our order
  • Weigh and bag small or delicate veg
  • Pack vegetables and fruit per bag size and type
  • Spot check bags for quality and accuracy
  • Crate bags by bag type β€’ Name tag bags where necessary
  • Troubleshoot shortage, excess or non-delivery of produce
  • Determine whether leftover produce is to be donated, composted or sent to food bank
  • Tidy up and leave arch in clean condition for following day

Holiday and sick cover may also be required for deliveries on Thursdays.

The job is physical and requires the ability to lift heavy crates and sacks full of produce.

Additional benefits:

  • We pay the London Living Wage, currently Β£10.85 per hour
  • Share of surplus fruit and veg each week
  • Holiday and sick leave
  • Optional staff pension scheme

Availability to start immediately is preferred. Anyone interested, please email info@localgreens.org.uk.