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Agronomist

 

 

 

Oz Group is a 100% Australian farmer owned Co-operative that specialises in the growing, packing and selling of blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries into the domestic and export markets.

The Co-operative has seen significant growth and success in recent times and is now well positioned for further growth, development, and consolidation.

About the role
Our Agronomists work with our innovative growers to bring about positive changes in the berry industry and wider community. We are looking for an experienced berry agronomist to work alongside management and growers to increase production and improve berry crops whilst managing weeds, pests, and soil quality. They will also be required to plan, implement, monitor, and review the growers’ production methods with the aim of supporting our growers to produce a consistent best practice berry crop. 

We are looking for a confident agronomist with passion and enthusiasm who will seek out new and exciting methodologies, and work with government and industry bodies to capitalise on the success and growth that the berry industry is experiencing. 

Selection Criteria
To apply for this role the Agronomist must have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Agriculture, Agronomy and Crop Science or Horticulture
  • Horticultural background and experience with berries
  • Knowledge of legislative requirements regarding chemicals, fertilizer usage particularly in relation to blueberries 
  • Experience in pest and disease management
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate with others from diverse and/or non-English speaking backgrounds
  • Current driver’s licence and the ability to confidently drive a 4WD off road and in various conditions

To apply
Email your resume and cover letter addressing the above to hr@ozgroupcoop.com.au 

Applications close COB 24th June 2022 but will be reviewed weekly. 


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