Olive Grove Manager

  • Full-time position with a highly regarded olive growing operation
  • Located in central Victoria
  • Attractive salary package

This is a full-time position with the successful applicant responsible for managing a wide range of
operational duties and provide direct support to the Principal Olive Consultant and to the
Managing Director.  You must be highly organized with good written & verbal communication.
At least 3 years horticulture experience and excellent management skills.

Position Responsibilities will include:

  • General olive grove operations
  • Purchasing of raw materials
  • Monitoring all irrigation procedures including fertigation
  • Monitoring all application of fertilizer and chemicals
  • Monitor all harvesting procedures
  • Liaise with Principal Olive Consultant to prepare and maintain fertilizer and chemical programs, leaf and soil testing
  • Liaise and organise contractors
  • Maintaining and adherence to and training staff in the Grove’s OH&S programs
  • Staff management and mentoring

Skills and Experience Required: 

  • Horticultural experience preferably in olive or orchard production
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of farm management including, staffing and farm horticultural operations
  • Ability to perform general maintenance on farm machinery and irrigation systems
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Current Chemical Accreditation or willing to obtain
  • Current Forklift license or willing to obtain
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain

 If you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can demonstrate your potential in both,
grove management and horticulture skills then we would be keen to hear from you.  In return will
offer a competitive salary, 3 bedroom house, and fully maintained farm vehicle.


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About amandabailey

1997 the year I stepped into the Olive World in Australia. Since then I have had the privilege of working with many specialist researchers from all facets within the Industry from Australia and overseas. I am passionate about olives & our industry. I dedicate my work to enhance the production of groves (in all aspects of olives) through to commercial production. As founder of The Olive Centre, I wanted to be able to take out much of the guess work that growers in the earlier days faced in the trialling of equipment for the application of their use in Olives. This is the area I specialise in today in the Equipment, Machinery & Advice and provide a One-Stop-Shop to all Olive Growers. I have maintained a working relationship with well over 200 suppliers in order to bring the most up-to-date and cost effective equipment available today. All our equipment & machinery has been trialled in the commercial application of olives and through this our team at The Olive Centre hopes to ... help you achieve the maximum from your grove. Only through working together can we achieve a viable industry.


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