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Farm Supervisor – Atherton Tablelands
Costa is Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables. We nuture our people, cultivate our growing sites and invest in ongoing research and development.
We are looking for an energetic and experienced team player for our Farm Supervisor role with experience in agricultural farm leadership to join our growing avocado/banana operation in Far North Queensland.
About the Role
The Farm Supervisor is primarily responsible for the day to day farming activities, including but not limited to fertigation, irrigation, picking of fruit, pruning of trees, spray programme (pest and diseases as well as herbicide) and phos acid injections. You may be required to travel to other farm locations from time to time.
Other responsibilities include:
- Be proactive and drive safety
- Active management of all Labour and monitor costs as required
- Actively participate in weekly toolbox meetings and run them when required
- Ensure employees are aware and trained in safety obligations and internal safety requirements
- Build and develop your team to grow talent throughout the business
- Have a proactive drive to improve our internal processes
To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated experience in a similar role as well as:
- Experience in agricultural farm management
- Ability to supervise (or lead) and engage teams
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Work well autonomously and in a team environment
- Self-motivated and self-starter
- Ability to multitask and fulfil multiple roles
- A strong commitment to safety and quality
- Good general literacy, numeracy and IT skills
- Communication skills both verbal and written
- Good Time Management skills
Please note only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Job no: EZDQ00436
Location: Queensland, Atherton/Mareeba
Closing Date: Friday, 10 July 2020