Assistant Manager - Leading Hand - Horticulture

Our client is the largest and most productive fresh flower grower in Western Australia. They are looking for a motivated individual to join their team, to ensure the smooth running of one of their product departments on a day to day basis. Our client prides itself on a reputation for quality and professionalism. With this in mind they are looking for an enthusiastic person who is prepared to have a hands-on approach working within a challenging floriculture crop.

What you’ll be doing:

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the department, reaching productivity targets all whilst maintaining top quality production. Suitability for the appointment to this role will be based on the ability to work smart, fast and efficiently. Strong communication skills, reliability, commitment and good health are a must. Applicants should possess passion and pride for their work and have both commitment and dedication in all that they do.

  • Running a team of 10
  • Manage crops
  • Cut Flower growing, harvesting and crop maintenance activities
  • Day to day supervision of Nursery Hands within your department
  • Maintaining acceptable hygiene levels within your glasshouse and using various chemicals to control pests and diseases
  • Rotate SATURDAY/SUNDAY morning rosters each weekend during busy periods

What you’ll need:

  • Not afraid of longer hours in peak times
  • Able to rest and recoup on down times
  • Be adaptable, hard worker, looking to learn
  • Good communication skills
  • Be comfortable giving directions to your team
  • Be fluent in English and in good health
  • Early starts, weekend work and peak production workloads will be required 
  • Drivers
  • Good work ethic

What’s in it for you:

This type of work is seasonal and salary will be based on an average number of hours per annum. There will be times when hours are longer in peak times Dec-Feb and times when hours are back to the base. Flexibility with time is essential however no industry experience is required as there is the opportunity to learn and take on more responsibility over time.

  • Good salary package plus overtime
  • Phone may be required
  • Ability to move to Manager role down the track


How to apply:

To complete your application for this position please click on the "APPLY" button below. Online applications are preferred however for a confidential enquiry please call 08 9221 8122.

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