Irrigation Manager - Tasmania or Victoria

 

 

 

 

Irrigation Manager - Driscoll’s Australia Pty Ltd

  • Be part of a global leading brand
  • Site irrigation lead / coordinator roles based at either Tasmania or Victoria
  • Fully paid employer sponsored visa with pathway to PR + relocation to Australia (up to $20K + for international applicants)
  • Relocation support to Tasmania or Victoria (up to $10K for interstate applicants)

The Role

We have multiple opportunities available in our business across the Tasmanian or Victorian regions for experienced irrigation technicians to manage site-wide irrigation systems and activities. We own and operate multiple nursery production sites spread over 200 ha growing both substrate and production berry plant material using various irrigation systems including Priva. As the site lead, you will be the designated as the site technical and operational expert to teams ensuring all irrigation plans are planned and executed in accordance with production requirements. This involves making sure all irrigation systems are adequate to support optimum plant nutrition requirements including fertigation. Your day to day activities will include:

  • Preparing irrigation plans in consultation with operational teams
  • Providing guidance and advice to operational teams on irrigation matters as the site lead
  • Identifying improvement opportunities to enhance water and cost efficiency
  • Conducting troubleshooting on all irrigation equipment and liaising with third party vendors and contractors to maintain and manage irrigation equipment
  • Preparation and maintenance of irrigation pipes, sprinklers, drip tape and programming controller
  • Monitoring of crops to ensure accurate timely irrigation schedules
  • Providing guidance to a team of irrigation operators

To Apply

  • Certificate 3 in Irrigation or equivalent preferred but not essential 
  • Previous exp. in farming processes including plant nutrition and water management
  • Solid technical aptitude in irrigation systems including Priva or equivalent
  • Ability to apply effective supervision of skills of junior personnel
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Drivers licence 

To apply, please email sonia.murat@driscolls.com.au

Our Company

Driscoll’s Australia is an exciting joint venture company owned by Costa Group - Australia’s leading integrated growing and marketer of premium quality fresh produce and Driscoll’s (USA) – the world’s market leader in berries. Partnering with a broad grower base across a national footprint, Driscoll’s Australia supplies year round delicious, branded berries to consumers using exclusively patented varieties developed by our joint venture partners breeding programs. Since our inception we have successfully achieved significant yearly growth and market share, enabling us to become the market leader in our category.

At Driscoll's, we are passionate about berries and our people. We take the time to nurture and invest in our people capabilities to help them grow and prosper. If this role is suitable for you, we would encourage you to apply. 

 

 


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