About this job
Sunpark Orchard next to Glenpark Orchard in Patutahi, Gisborne are searching for a Leading Hand who is competent in all aspects of in-field operations including pest and disease, staff supervision, record keeping, harvest and machinery tasks. They will cover in house training, induction of teams, running of teams and general orchard practice leadership. This role will require general knowledge of all growing aspects of apple production and quality control. This is a safety sensitive role.
* Must have own transport * Ideally qualified in the National Certificate in Horticulture Level 4 or pursuing certification * Good time management and able to work to daily deadlines while under pressure * Excellent communication skills with ability to establish collaborative working relationships at all levels * Mechanical aptitude and operational ability * Tree husbandry and horticultural knowledge * Safety comes first attitude, with timely reporting skills to identify hazards and risk in the field and beyond * Confident to induct large groups of staff effectively * Ability to implement and communicate job sheets * Accurate and detailed reporting, recording, and scoring to effectively quality control tasks * Supervisory capability * Familiar with pip fruit pest and disease best practice, identification, and control methods * Familiar with GPS
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