|Job Title||Irrigation Manager|
|Job Type||Full-Time Regular|
Operating to “Industry Best Practice” this large-scale Almond orchard has established trees in full production and also recent and on-going plantings and is seeking an additional Irrigation Manager to assist with the day-to-day irrigation and fertigation of the orchard.
Working with the management team, the Irrigation Manager’s role will be to implement irrigation programs to optimise sustainable growth and achieve production objectives of the orchard.
Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate will have hands-on knowledge of drip irrigation and fertigation systems. Experience working in large-scale tree crops to optimise water use efficiency. 5 plus years’ experience in large-scale irrigation, sound problem solving and communication skills, a practical approach and experience supervising field staff are the key traits we are seeking.
Post-secondary qualifications in irrigation or horticulture would be considered favourably whilst a current Chemical Users Certificate and unencumbered car drivers’ licence is essential.
Previous experience in irrigation of almonds or other tree crops would be an advantage.
An attractive remuneration package reflecting skills and experience will be offered.
For a confidential discussion, please contact Tom Lucas on +61 8 8201 9999. Apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button, or alternatively via email to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference number TL3156
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