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Irrigation Assistant Manager (18807)

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Hillston NSW
Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 per annum + accommodation + car

Start Date:

Who We Need

Since its commencement in late 2016, production at our Client's 5000-hectare cotton farm has grown at a rapid rate. Located in Hillston, NSW they are now offering an ex-Defence member the opportunity to join their team as an Irrigation Assistant Manager, with a salary is $55,000 - $65,000 plus accommodation and vehicle. There is also great scope for career progression into a Farm Manager role within this company.

Job Description

This Irrigation Assistant Manager role will revolve around maintaining all infield water delivery systems to ensure water and nutrients are delivered to the orchard. You will be working closely with the Orchard Manager, Irrigation Manager and Horticulturist and will be required to take a hands-on approach to management.

Duties and responsibilities include:
• Maintaining all infield water delivery systems to a high standard
• Operating all irrigation operations
• Co-ordinating and working with support staff to perform maintenance programs
• Ensuring regular maintenance checks are carried out
• Cleaning and maintaining filtration systems
• Operating and maintaining Motorola computer control and fertigation systems
• Maintaining detailed records of all activities
• Training of new staff members in the irrigation operations

Skills and Experience:
• Certificate III Horticulture preferred but not essential
• Irrigation experience required
• Managerial skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Time management skills
• Current NSW Class C Drivers Licence

Key Job Info

  • Utilise military skills and experience
  • Salary package of $55,000 – $65,000 + accommodation + car
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Start: ASAP
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