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Katherine Site Manager - NT

1 position(s) | As soon as possible

Job # 28913 Location NT - Regional
Duration Perm. Suburb Katherine
Industry Agriculture Direction -
Hours per week 40   ($Neg.)

Job Description:

The leading producer of Australia's favourite mango variety is seeking an experienced Site Manager to oversee the day to day running of a medium sized mango plantation near Katherine, NT.  

Specific tasks include :

  • Responsibility for field activities, tree health, fruit quality and quantity, and the welfare of staff, farm, infrastructure and resources
  • Supervising field activities including tractor driving, slashing, fertigating, irrigating, pruning, crop applications, farm management and maintenance (mainly some routine equipment and irrigation maintenance)
  • Supervising and managing casual labour employed on the plantation
  • Working with internal and external consultants to implement seasonal plans and processes
  • Constantly striving to improve the efficiency and profitability of the plantation
  • Working closely with the Harvest Manager and the Packhouse Manager during harvest (August - December)
  • Recommending improvements and innovations in the production processes

The preferred applicant will be required to work in a team environment, focused on achieving company goals and objectives.

This is an excellent opportunity if you are committed to forging a career in horticulture with one of Australia's leading producers.

An attractive package is offered, including a competitive salary in line with experience, company vehicle and on-site family accommodation (managers residence). 

This role is available to permanent residents only.

To apply register online at www.thejobshop.com.au or email your resume to katherine@thejobshop.com.au

Closing date will be Friday 22nd February 2019. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

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