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
  • Reliable
  • 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. 

 


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