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Assistant Farm Manager Mixed Cropping & Table Grapes
Assistant Farm Manager Mixed Cropping & Table Grapes Location Nyah, VIC 30 acres of certified organic land planted with table grapes 30 more acres of certified organic land to be developed for mixed cash cropping Fulltime role Salary of $xx,xxx to $xx,xxx dependent on experience About the Company Our client grows seedless varieties of table grapes organically including red, green and black seedless varieties available for domestic and export markets. Our clients pick and ship organic red seedless grapes to Singapore, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney markets from January to May. Our farm produces late harvest fruit in superior quality and our customers love the natural crisp and sweet berries.
About the role The role of the Assistant Farm Manager is to assist in the day-to-day operations and management of the clients property. This is primarily a hands-on role, and you will be responsible for all facets of farm management from crop production to asset maintenance. Responsibilities Develop farm further for irrigated / mixed crop production Maintain grape production by maintaining optimal growing conditions Input into farm planning, budgeting and staff management Management of staff and casual labour to complete cropping and maintenance operations Management and completion of all cropping operations including trellising, cultivation, planting, spraying, fertilising, irrigating, harvesting and pruning to a high standard Maintenance of all farm infrastructure, including trellis, irrigation equipment, sheds, buildings, fences to a high standard Responsibility for pre-start checks and daily machinery maintenance General servicing and maintenance of farm implements, vehicles, small motors and other equipment.
Flexible attitude towards heavy workloads at times due to weather conditions and the crop’s requirements Education / Experience / Skills Minimum 5 years proven experience in commercial fruit crop production farming, preferably grape production HACCP trained 7 familiar with Freshcare Knowledge and experience in table grape operations and farm management Excellent understanding of agronomic practices and procedures A strong understanding of modern farm machinery and operational capabilities Good time management and organisational skills Excellent people management skills and ability to manage a small team of staff Ability to follow instructions, work independently and within a team Current valid driver’s license, forklift license and Chemcert accreditation Strong work ethic and exceptional attention to detail Agribusiness Recruitment Pty Ltd thanks all applicants. However, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. For confidential enquiries call Andrew, Peter or Nick on 08 8373 1122 and Email your resume in Word format to applyagrecruit.
com.au? quoting J2848 or apply via www.agrecruit.