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Orchard Hand - J2987


Goulburn Valley, Australia


Agribusiness Recruitment Pty Ltd

Industry Sector:


Industry Type:

Crop Production

Career Type:

Farm & Ranch Operations/Herdsperson/On Farm

Job Type:

Full Time

Minimum Years Experience Required:




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About the Company


Our client s passion and expertise for growing cherries has been passed down through generations. Our client s aim is to grow bite sized moments of joy, with each and every one of our cherries bursting with flavour and happiness!


About the role


The Assistant Orchard Manager is responsible for assisting the Orchard Manager with the safe and efficient management of day-to-day orchard operations.


Coordinating, and supervising various farming activities and deputising in the absence of the Orchard Manager. This position is physically demanding and requires planning and organisational skills as well as the ability and desire to be a team player.




  • Assist orchard manager in overseeing all day-to-day activities within the orchard and ensure they are completed in a safe and timely manner.
  • Meet quality assurance requirements.
  • Implement work instructions as required.
  • Successfully assist in managing the team and provide performance feedback on employees to the orchard manager as needed.
  • Assist orchard manager to address communications, performance, and employee relations within the orchard workforce.
  • Help lead and develop the orchard team including casuals and labour hire contractors.
  • Monitor crops for insect & disease pressure.


Education / Experience / Skills 


  • Possesses a full Australian Driver s license & own transport.
  • Formal qualifications in agriculture / agribusiness / horticulture (highly regarded).
  • Ability to work on/fix basic mechanical needs.
  • Chemical users certificate.
  • Forklift licence an advantage
  • First Aid qualification.
  • A minimum of two years experience in agriculture or horticulture.
  • Experience maintaining and repairing irrigation systems.
  • Previous experience in planting new orchards.
  • Pest and disease identification and control.


Agribusiness Recruitment Pty Ltd thanks all applicants. However, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.


03 8373 1188
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Job Post Date: 12/15/21
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