|Job Title||Orchard Manager|
|Job Type||Full-Time Regular|
- Team leadership role
- Large horticultural enterprise
- Newly planted orchard
This well-established, local business has operated in the horticultural industry for over 50 years supplying both the domestic and international market with quality fruit and vegetables. Based in the heart of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, this is an excellent opportunity to step into an industry leading company and demonstrate your “hands on” capability. As Orchard Manager you will manage a small team of Farm Hands to implement all day-to-day operational activities across this newly established orchard.
The challenge of this role will be managing the overall operations of the orchard to optimise yield and produce almonds at the lowest sustainable cost.
Education and Experience
Formal qualifications in Agriculture/Horticulture will be highly regarded. Extensive experience in managing irrigated tree crops is essential. Previous experience in large-scale orchard operations will be complemented by strong leadership abilities. Mechanical aptitude, irrigation knowledge and sound computer literacy are essential.
As an experienced Orchard Manager you will be a highly motivated individual who can conceptualise key issues, communicate openly and find solutions to achieve optimum sustainable yield and profitability using best practice horticultural management techniques.
An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.
How To Apply
For a confidential discussion, please contact Sarah Malik on +61 08 8201 9999 quoting reference number SM2676, or apply online with resume and cover letter via the 'Apply' button.