Orchard Foreman

Listed 56 days Ago
Rockit Global
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing

 About the Role

A hands-on role in our Gisborne orchard, setting the standard and supervising a team in the full range of orchard functions. Duties include:

  • Overseeing efficient completion of daily orchard tasks
  • Training and mentoring new staff and contractors
  • Ensuring quality standards and health and safety requirements are met
  • Skilled orchard tasks such as new block development, quality control, machinery operation
  • Assisting the Orchard Manager to implement orchard management plans

Skills and Experience

Applicants will ideally have:

  • Experience in the pip fruit industry and sound knowledge of horticultural practices
  • Experience training and leading a team
  • Grow Safe and Approved Handler certification
  • National Certificate in Horticulture
  • Commitment to health and safety

A positive attitude, physical fitness, flexibility regarding work hours and a full driver’s licence are essential.  We pride ourselves on being a drug free environment and all potential employees will need to pass a mandatory drug test.

Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Training programmes available
  • Health Insurance available
  • Being a part of an innovative and fast- growing company
  • Company vehicle for travel to work
  • Mobile phone

About the Company

Rockit Global Limited is an innovative and vertically integrated fruit grower, packer and exporter, marketing unique miniature apples under the Rockit™ apple brand.  We are a motivated and innovative group of young passionate Orchardists with the freedom to create our own future and make our mark on the New Zealand and Global map.  We are not bound by preconceived ideas and practices, and we pride ourselves on being trailblazers and industry leaders.


If this sounds like you, and what you are looking for, join the Rockit™ apple team and enjoy a career that will be full of exciting and fulfilling experiences.

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