Orchard Operations Manager

Full time/Permanent position

Immediate start

Moora Citrus

Western Australia

Your Employer:

Moora Citrus is an innovative horticulture project in the WA Wheatbelt. The orchard is producing oranges and mandarins, with a focus on delivering fresh eating citrus into the domestic and export markets across 8 months of each production year. Spanning 212 hectares of trees, the project is a fully integrated operation, having grown the rootstock on location through to the harvesting and packing of the citrus for supply to markets.

Moora Citrus is near the town of Moora in the Midwest Two and a half hours north of Perth and just over an hour from the coastal town of Jurien Bay.

The Role:

We are seeking the skills of an experienced operations manager to join our management team.

The role will report to the orchard manager and include the management and supervision of

  • Casual Staff and Harvest labour
  • Harvest Program
  • Integrated Pest Management Program
  • Export and Quality Assurance Certifications
  • Biosecurity Controls
  • Canopy Management

Skills & Experience:

We encourage people that have very good communication and people skills that can support and provide a good working environment to their staff along with training or experience in some, or all of the following

  • Pest and disease identification and control
  • Chemical and fertilizer application
  • Co-ordinating and managing staff
  • Freight and logistics management
  • Machinery maintenance and repair technology
  • Food safety
  • Health and Safety
  • Forklift, tractor and first aid competencies.
  • Computer and reporting skills
  • Previous citrus or tree crop management

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated based on experience, skills and qualifications.

Please Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

25/11/2019 $0 Northam & Wheatbelt 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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