About the Business:

Macadamia Farm Management has been in business for over three decades and is an industry leader in the management of macadamia farms. When we started, Macadamia Farm Management managed around 12 macadamia orchards located in and around Bundaberg. Today, we manage and develop farms all over, and our footprint stretches from Bundaberg all the way to Gympie, including several neighbouring areas like Gin Gin, Childers, Bucca, Maryborough and Gympie. 

Want to know more about us! Visit our website www.macadamiafarmmanagement.com.au

Our Mission Statement

To innovate using modern technology to ensure sustainable farming, delivering above average returns and rewards for investors and the team.

Our Vision Statement

The Global Leader in sustainable Macadamia Nut Farming.

About the role and person:

The purpose of the position is to provide overall hands-on management and support to the Bundaberg Farming Operations Manager in all areas of farm management. 

The key to success in this position is, you must be dynamic in nature, adaptable to change in a fast paced and every changing environment, be an instinctive and progressive leader who is passionate about their orchard, team and career. As a critical thinker you will be providing ideas, solutions and recommendations for continuous improvement. 

Key position responsibilities:

  • Develop, coordinate and execute all aspects of operational work plans in line with specific timeframes, including land maintenance, and development, chemical and nutrition programs, irrigation and harvesting.
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency of all orchard operations, equipment and work practices providing ongoing suggestions for continuous improvement.
  • Lead a small to medium sized team of people, providing guidance and coaching to ensure the team is working at their full potential.
  • Leading by example, ensure all Macadamia Farm Management environmental and WHS requirements are followed.

Key selection criteria for this position:

  1. A minimum of 3 years’ experience across all facets of farm management, including harvesting, irrigation, nutrition, chemical applications and machinery.
  2. Demonstrated experience leading medium size teams driving productivity, team engagement and retention.
  3. Demonstrated experience creating and implementing chemical programs inline with hectares, seasons and orchard requirements.
  4. Demonstrated experience operating machinery and equipment with the capability to perform repairs and maintenance.
  5. Previous experience working with and applying Work Health and Safety systems, policies and procedures.
  6. High level of attention to detail.
  7. High level communication skills both written and verbal.
  8. Intermediate computer skills including farm specific software programs and apps.
  9. Ability to demonstrate a Can do, Will do attitude towards tasks, people and MFM

How to Apply

To apply for this exciting opportunity please:

  1. Submit your application via SEEK or
  2. Attach a cover letter that addresses the ‘Key Selection Criteria’
  3. Attach a detailed resume (including min. 2 professional referees)

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be shortlisted.  

Our recruitment process will require shortlisted candidates undertaking pre-employment screening and testing specific to the key selection criteria. Any objections to this must be disclosed at the short listing phase. 

How to Apply

To apply for this exciting opportunity please:

  1. Attach a cover letter that addresses the ‘Key Selection Criteria’
  2. Attach a detailed resume (including min. 2 professional referees)
  3. Submit your application by clicking the Apply for this Job button below

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be shortlisted.

Our recruitment process will require shortlisted candidates undertaking pre-employment screening and testing specific to the key selection criteria. Any objections to this must be disclosed at the short listing phase.