Crop Care Technician

Job No: FHT252
Location: Katunga, Victoria

  • Immediate start
  • Potential Full-time role after qualifying period
  • Located in Katunga

Flavourwave is one of Australia's premier grower and marketer of flavoursome vine-ripened, glasshouse grown produce which is stocked in major supermarkets across Australia. Flavourwave maintains its competitive edge through constant innovation.   Located in Katunga, the farm is ideally situated in the Goulburn Valley food bowl and currently covers 10 hectares of protected under cover cropping.

Flavourwave is undergoing a high level of growth and is looking for interested people to join our Crop Care team.

Duties will involve:

  • Truss Pruning - Selecting the best fruit to achieve optimal truss production
  • Qlipping- Training the plants to grow up the string supports
  • De-leafing - Removing leaves to improve the growth of the plants and to make the next harvesting truss visible.
  • Establishment and planting of new crops
  • Participate in the removal of finishing crop during the summer season
  • Other duties such as arch supports, pollination, crop spraying, and identifying crop pests and diseases where required.

To see a demonstration of each of these duties, visit our You Tube site:

Core capabilities of successful candidates:

  • Able to follow instruction
  • Ability to work in a tropical environment
  • Reliable and motivated
  • Good level of fitness
  • Able to do repetitive work
  • Strong team work abilities
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong Safety Awareness


Please click here to view the Position Description.


These casual positions represent core roles that are integral to Flavourwave's continued success and have the potential to be full-time after a qualifying period.

Previous experience in the horticulture sector is desirable, but not essential as successful applicants will be provided with intensive training to understand the quality and performance standards required.


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Applications close: COB Friday 16 August, 2019.



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