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Irrigation Operator

Sunnyridge Seville East, Melbourne

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Job Description

Sunny Ridge is a successful and unique privately owned agri-foods business growing strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. With operations in Victoria and Queensland, farming across multiple locations and partnering with industry leaders and major customer groups, Sunny Ridge is one of the fastest growing and most exciting companies in the dynamic agri-foods industry.
The business has vacancies for the role of Team working on our Seville farm, in the beautiful Yarra Valley, Victoria.

Reporting to the Crop Manager, you will be responsible for:
• Working within the Irrigation team operating the Priva Irrigation system.
• Measuring soil pH, EC, plant water levels and adjusting automated system to operate according to plants needs.
• Clear communication and coordination of reading levels.
• Get to know each worker, work on motivating and encouraging the individual to achieve better results every day.
• Ability to collaborate with managing pumps and valves, diagnosing problems and opportunities to refine process effectively.
• Drive the efficiencies and productivity within the team/teams, and produce daily reports on performance

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
• Very good eye for detail, observe trends and patterns and pick up ways to bring efficiencies into the process.
• Willing to lead from the front, working hands on in the field
• Excellent personal and communication skills
• Sound English-speaking skills, with the ability to speak multi languages highly regarded

This is a seasonal, casual opportunity working from October 2020 to May[phone number removed]Excellent availability will be highly regarded as there will be an opportunity to work up to 6 days per week, each week including weekends and public holidays with shift times vary according to operational needs.
You must have your own transport as there are minimal public transport available to our farms.
You must have valid working rights in Australia to apply.

Postcode: 3139 (Seville East, Melbourne)

  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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Sunnyridge Strawberry Farms employs over 1000 people nationwide. We harvest Strawberries, Raspberries and Blueberries. A major benefit of having various sites throughout Australia is that it means we can achieve year round production for our customers.

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