Job Position: Farm Foreman – Lebrina
Company: Costa Group
Location: Lebrina, TAS
Farm Foreman – Lebrina Job Details:
We’re Costa. Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables.
On the land, in distribution centres, and out on the roads – Costa people work hard to bring the freshest produce to tables across Australia.
But joining our team is about more than just hard work. It’s about picking a meaningful, sustainable job that’s good for you, and for Australia.
Who we’re looking for:
We’re looking for an experienced Farm Foreman to join our team in northern Tasmania located in Lebrina, on a permanent full time basis.
What you’ll be doing:
You’ll be responsible for assisting the farm manager to establish, manage and monitor the Blueberry crop and production needs, to ensure the highest possible yield & quality.
You will be responsible for the leadership of the farm Supervisors on site and will be involved in planning and executing key farm activities across the Farm.
- Manage labour and equipment resources
- Encourage and support staff development
- Manage farm operations to crop and budget requirements
- Ensure efficient collaboration between relevant departments on farm including horticulture, operations and harvest
- Oversee the scheduling of nutrition programs
- Take an active role in the management of pests and disease on farm
- Manage machinery maintenance schedules on a preventative basis
What you’ll bring to the role:
We’re looking for someone with…
- Farm management/horticultural leadership experience
- Licence to perform high risk work – desirable
- Chemcert qualification- desirable
- Experience managing a crop and understanding its needs
- Experience leading large teams
- Experience with labour and resource planning
- High level leadership skills
- High level written and verbal communication skills
Ready to apply?
Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link. Please note only short-listed applicants will be contacted.