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Plantation Supervisor - Katherine, NT

1 position(s) | As soon as possible

Job # 27608 Location NT - Regional
Duration Temp-Perm Suburb Katherine
Industry Agriculture Direction 300kms south of Darwin
Hours per week 38   ($Neg.)

Job Description:

Seeking an experienced Plantation Supervisor for immediate start on a large and progressive mango operation spanning over 300 hectares in Katherine, NT (300kms south of Darwin). 

This is a permanent ongoing position not a seasonal harvest role. Australian residents are strongly encouraged to apply. 

You should be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in horticulture and experience in the industry is preferred.

Responsibilities will include -

  • Machinery operation and tractor driving 
  • Spraying, slashing and other related tasks using PTO and hydraulic attachments
  • Operation of other plant and equipment including ATV's, pumps, light trucks 
  • Irrigation and fertigation control and maintenance - daily checking fertilisation and spraying as required 
  • Supervising a small team (2-3 workers)

Essential Criteria -

  • Manual Drivers Licence and own transport 
  • A Chemical User Certificate

Accommodation can be provided on the property if required 

You will regularly be required to work unsupervised towards achieving company goals and objectives. References will be required to demonstrate reliability, honesty, integrity and excellent communication skills. 

The position will be offered initially on a casual basis, permanent employment would follow a successful trial period. 

This is a unique opportunity to live and work in the NT, there are plenty of fun things to do in your down time including hiking, fishing and camping. The Katherine region is ready to be explored boasting the magnificent Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park and Leliyn (Edith Falls). Closeby are Mataranka Thermal Pools, and the breath taking scenery of Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks.

If you have any questions about the role call 08 8971 0938 for a confidential discussion. To apply, register at www.thejobshop.com.au uploading your resume and one recent work referee. Alternatively email your resume to katherine@thejobshop.com.au 

Successful applicants will be contacted within one week. 

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