Orchard Hand

Red Dog Recruitment

Following significant development, opportunities are now available for Orchard Hand to join a large horticultural operation near Hillston, NSW.

We are seeking an Orchard Hand to join our well resourced horticultural operation based near Hillston, NSW. This hands on role requires a self starter and will report to the Orchard Manager, providing day to day assistance across all aspects of development and ongoing operations of an Almond Orchard. The successful applicant will be extremely competent with operation of farming machinery and will display a proactive attitude and a genuine desire to be part of a growing horticultural company. 


Position Requirements:

-   Demonstrated current experience in orchard work/operation of farm machinery
-   Chemical knowledge and/or chemical certificate 
-   Ability to effectively work in team or autonomously 
-   Compliant with work place health and safety practices 
-   Physically capable of completing labour intensive tasks in all weather conditions 
-   Highly organised with excellent time management skills
-   Current drivers licence

The day to day role will include, but not limited to:

-   Assist in general day to day operations of almond orchards
-   Operation and maintenance of tractors, orchard plant and equipment 
-   Operation and maintenance of irrigation and fertigation programs
-   Assist with continued development of orchard
-   Application of fertilises and pesticide solutions
-   Ensure inventories of fertilisers, chemicals and stock
-   Ensure compliance related to Work Place Health and Safety
-   Participate and work harmoniously in team
-   Report to and liaise with Orchard Manager

Position Benefits:

-   Competitive salary package based on skills and experiences
-   Long term position with developing company
-   Well resourced organisation with new machinery and progressive horticultural practices 
-   Ongoing training and development
-   Accommodation available on farm
-   Great employer and team

This position is not suitable to WHV holders. Only applicants with listed position requirements will be considered for this position.


AlIf you are interested in this position simply click the "Apply Now" to forward a current CV or please call 0448 833 556 or email jobs@reddogrecruitment.com