Orchard Management – Foremen and Assistant Managers
October 1, 2021
We are looking for hands on Orchard Foreman and Assistant Manager’s to join our growing orchard teams. We are looking for individuals who are focused, organised, can lead and motivate teams for best results, have exceptional work ethic and are eager to learn and develop within the organic apple industry.
To be considered for this role, you will have the following skills:
At least 5 years in the Orchard Industry
Experience and passion for organic growing is preferred, but not essential
Accurate and efficient
Highly organised and decisive
Understanding management principles and employee relations
A strong commitment to safe working practices
Confidently operate a computer in the systems and programmes that are used by the company
Full Drivers Licence
Be able to use and train staff in all company equipment
Grow safe certification
Ability to supervise and manage staff to ensure you bring out the best in them to perform to a minimum of a satisfactory level
Be willing and flexible to start early and finish later to ensure your orchards are running efficiently and effectively
Be physically fit and healthy – able to work on your feet all day
Must have excellent vision
Available to work up to 7 days per work as Saturday/Sunday could be required if weather prevents weekday tasks or work is required on the weekend due to seasonal requirements.
The successful application will be provided with a company tool of trade vehicle and mobile phone.
Remuneration will be based on skills and experience. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.