Crop Care Technician

Job No: FHT94
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 Goulbourn Valley food bowl and currently covers 5 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
  • Layering - Lowering the plants for picking and de-leafing
  • De-leafing - Removing leaves to improve the growth of the plants and to make the next harvesting truss visible.
  • Other duties such as arch supports, crop spraying, and identifying crop pests and diseases where required.

To see a demonstration of each of these duties, visit our You Tube site: http://www.youtube.com/user/FlavoriteHydroponics

Core capabilities of successful candidates:

  • Able to follow instruction
  • Reliable and motivated
  • Good level of fitness
  • Able to do repetitive work
  • Strong team work abilities
  • High attention to detail

 

Please click here to view the Position Description.

 

These casual positions represent core roles that are integral to Flavorite’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.

 

Please complete your application below.

 

Applications close: COB Wednesday 25 October, 2017

 

DUE TO POTENTIAL FOR FULL-TIME ROLE, WORKING HOLIDAY VISA HOLDERS NEED NOT APPLY

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