Assistant Farm Manager - Table Grapes

Table Grape Assistant Manager

We’re Costa. Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables.

On the land, in distribution centres, and out on the roads – Costa people work hard to bring the freshest produce to tables across Australia.

But joining our team is about more than just hard work. It’s about picking a meaningful, sustainable job that’s good for you, and for Australia.

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for a hands on Table Grape Assistant Manager that will assist in the safe, timely and accurate implementation of critical agronomical programs and farm operations to meet production targets set by the Table Grape Manager.

What you’ll be doing:

The Table Grape Assistant Manager will support the Farm Manager to manage a team of tractor/spray operators and ensure work performance and outputs are consistently maintained.  

Other responsibilities:

  • Irrigation, fertigation and spraying (planning and applying)
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of staff, contractors, and seasonal labour on the Farm.  
  • Align harvest and operational activities with concurrent farm programs and seasonal priorities.
  • ensure appropriate work and training systems, processes and procedures are in place and address any identified gaps as a matter of priority.
  • Assist with the redevelopment of vineyards and establishment of new varietal areas.
  • Maintain current knowledge of agronomic research and development.
  • Assist in all aspects of farming where needed

What you’ll bring to the role:

We’re looking for someone with…

  • Diploma in Horticulture or equivalent would be highly regarded.
  • Knowledge of crop cultivation and manipulation/protection. 
  • Mechanical aptitude to undertake basic diagnosis and repair of farm equipment.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel). Well-developed interpersonal and social skills with the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

We care for our people:

People are the heart of Costa. Our employees enjoy some of the best benefits and conditions in the industry. From competitive pay to health, wellbeing, and further learning and development opportunities. No matter the role, you’ll always benefit from a caring environment that encourages and supports you to thrive, grow and connect.



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Full time

Job no: 2023-2199

Location: Mundubbera

Closing Date: Thursday, 12 October 2023