Production Horticulturalist
Pinnaroo , Mallee Region

Pinnaroo, SA


Our client is a family-owned business with various sites across Australia and is recognised as one of Australia’s top performing Agribusinesses. They pride themselves on their vision, values and quality while believing their staff make the difference. They are a dynamic and progressive company committed to producing high quality products through continuous improvement and innovated processes.


They are currently recruiting for experienced Production Horticulturalists, who are highly motivated, and enthusiastic individuals. You will report directly to the Farm Manager and be responsible for assisting with all facets of ground preparation, propagating and the inter-row cultivation of high quality potatoes at their SA Farms.


You will enjoy a wide range of tasks involving plant propagation, cultivation, and irrigation and growing of vegetables as directed by the Farm Manager and Farm Agronomist.


Your tasks will include

  • Ordering seed, fertiliser and chemicals
  • Selecting seeds based on whether and soil conditions and yield
  • Preparing growing media and suitable trays, pots and containers
  • Managing the propagation and planting operation
  • Maintaining sufficient stock of plants foods and fertilisers
  • Undertaking transport and logistics for delivery of sales stock
  • Ensuring equipment is maintained
  • Maintaining good plant health and manage the disease
  • Managing biosecurity risks
  • Implementing irrigation of crops
  • Sampling and interpreting soil conditions and compost
  • Providing advice on plant and seed varieties
  • Maintaining soil, hydroponics, plant and treatment and yield records


About You

You will need 

An AQF certificate III or equivalent or a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

Be well organised, with outstanding time management skills.


Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000 pa + superannuation depending on experience and qualifications


Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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