Citrus Production Assistants (Clanwilliam)

Our client is a producer, packer and exporter of citrus fruit and table grapes, with farms and pack houses in the Western Cape. The company has two vacancies for Production Assistants at  their citrus farm 13km north of Clanwilliam in the Olifants River Valley. The positions will report to the farm manager and are available immediately.

Responsibilities:

  • Production: Planting of citrus, Irrigation scheduling, application of fertilizer, pest and plague control, pruning, harvesting, monitoring, all manipulations
  • Personnel and administration: Labor planning and management, record keeping, transport and accommodation planning, maintenance (equipment / orchards / general)

Requirements:

  • Matric with a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Three years’ experience in the cultivation of citrus
  • Knowledge of sound production practices
  • Proficiency in MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Good administrative and communication skills

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 29 July 2021

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