Published
August 31, 2021
Location
Mookgophong, South Africa
Category
Job Type
Job Category
Agronomy (crops) and horticultural production, Packhouse logistics, cooling & transportation, Plant nutrition, plant protection
Accept Terms and Conditions
Yes

Description

A diversified agricultural company requires a farm manager at their berry farming operation in Limpopo.  Blueberries, Raspberries and gooseberries are produced.

Responsibilities: Overall responsibility for the production and harvesting of berries:

  • irrigation scheduling and application, maintenance of pump stations, main and dripper lines,
  • insect, weed & disease management,
  • trellising, pruning.
  • staff management including training, job appraisals, grievance and disciplinary procedures,
  • control of labour costs,
  • preparation of budgets,
  • food safety and quality audits and certification,
  • maintenance of roads, fencing and buildings,
  • ordering of goods & services.

Requirements:  BSc (Agric) or National Diploma in Horticulture, Agronomy, Soil Science or applicable field of specialisation will be a recommendation.  Must have a passion for horticulture. Must have an understanding of production practices, and be systematic in his/her approach.  Good interpersonal skills and managerial capabilities.

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