Overview

Branch: Worcester ~ ~ Education Levels: College/Pre-University

Job Start Day: asap

Based on the outskirts of Canterbury and since the start of the 1990’s our client has gone through some seismic changes across all aspects of their business and as a result of continued growth they are now looking to appoint a Junior Grower / Growing Assistant to support their harvesting team.

Your Role:

  • Irrigation of crops.
  • Monitoring crops for growth, health, insects, and diseases.
  • Fertiliser and nutrient management and application.
  • Crop record keeping and reporting crop development and any issues.
  • Organise, direct, control, and/or coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting soft fruit.
  • Ensure all safety policies (worker safety, food safety, etc) are followed Ensure strict crop hygiene practices are followed.

Attributes:

  • Hold a horticultural degree.
  • Have a passion for growing products at a commercial level.
  • Accurately follow instructions and effectively communicate.
  • Possess strong analytical skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Have functional experience with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to work weekends on a regular basis.