Do you have an interest in leadership positions? Are you looking to take the next step in your career in agriculture?
Permanent full-time position available
The Operations Leading Hand vacancy at our Wandown Orchard in Lake Powell, VIC offers suitably qualified candidates an outstanding opportunity for career progression.
This role supports the Operations Supervisor in coordinating, leading and supervising day-to-day orchard operations and activities. In this role you will be instrumental in developing a productive, engaging and safe workplace for all employees on farm.
Reporting to the Operations Supervisor you will:
Assist the Operations Supervisor in the planning, monitoring and leading of day-to-day orchard operations and activities of orchard personnel to achieve long term sustainability of the orchards and equipment
Irrigation and Fertigation Management including maintenance
Conduct quality control on various farm operations, including harvest, orchard and weed spraying
Liaise with contractors to ensure time lines and work rates are in line with budgeted operations costs
Operate tractors as required
This is an ideal role for someone who enjoys ‘hands on’, fast paced work, has the ability to think on their feet, troubleshoot and can lead a team.
To be considered for an interview you must have:
A great team attitude
A strong safety mindset and track-record
Be hardworking and
Be eager to learn new skills.
Previous experience working on a farm where you have gained an understanding of agricultural operations will be highly regarded.
Only Australian based employees with full work rights need apply.
You must be confident of passing our pre-employment medical / drug screen as we have a zero tolerance policy to drugs.