Production Assistant (Piketberg)
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 a vacancy for a Production Assistant at their farm about 10km outside of Piketberg. The position will report to the Production Manager and is available immediately. A market related total cost to company package is offered with pension fund benefits.
- Production: irrigation scheduling, application of fertilizer, pest and plague control, weed control, planting of citrus and vineyards, pruning
- Personnel and administration: labour planning, record keeping
- Financial: cost control by focusing on productivity, budget management
- Any other related duty that might be required of you from time to time
- A relevant tertiary qualification in agriculture
- Minimum three years knowledge of table grape and/or citrus production practices such as pest control, pruning and harvesting.
- Experience in the handling of teams of workers
- Computer literate
- Knowledge of irrigation systems will be to your advantage
A market related total cost to company package is offered with pension fund benefits.
No housing is provided.
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
- 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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