Kiwifruit Orchard Supervisor

Job ID 22425626
Bay of Plenty, Western Bay of Plenty
Listed on 7 Feb 2024

About this job

Daily Tasks Involved in the role Purpose: To oversee and facilitate the daily operations of the shift to ensure that each shift runs smoothly and in accordance with the requirements of the business


-Set tasks for staff as per workload or priority list.

-Conduct inductions, risk assessments and training records.

-Ensure the operation complies with relevant government legislation, policies and procedures and Health & Safety regulations.

-Attract, develop, and train workforce, as well as assist with staff recruitment, rosters, coaching, and evaluate work performance of staff.

-Develop strategies to drive continuous improvement, increasing team productivity and business growth. -Record Keeping (Staff contract, communication, time sheets, and work details.

-Deliver documents such as timesheets, contracts, and others, to the office or other drop off points directed by Garcia Contracting, within the defined deadlines according to Garcia’s Policies and procedures.

-Maintain an organized paperwork routine: Fill up required paper/digital repots of daily work plans and deploy this data into our digital system as per our instructions.

-Assist and support the company marketing strategies by ensuring our communication are reaching your team and clients effectively.

-Occasionally, on large operations, you may need to work as part of a team (not leading a team).

-In those occasions, the supervisor will be required to carry our orchard work duties, such as pruning, thinning, among others.

- The supervisor may be required to work alone. When this happens, S/He is expected to maintain professionalism and integrity. This includes not using the phone for personal use other than work and emergency. Also making sure there will be no time wasted on elongated breaks, among others.

- These duties may be modified by the employer from time to time. The employee also agrees to perform all other reasonable duties and comply with reasonable instructions issued by the employer.

-Over the picking season the supervisor may be required to support our operations in other tasks, such as machinery operations. We count on their flexibility and capability of performing tasks such as driving tractors, forklifts, Ute etc. Training can be provided.

Job Requirements

Convictions - Case by Case Must have reliable transport - Car License Able to pass a drug test

Days of work
Monday-Sunday Rostered days (30 hours per week)
Pay Details
Job Category
Crop Farm Workers
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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