Citrus Production Assistant
  • Swellendam, Western Cape
  • HopkinsCalvert Associates
Job Description

Our client is a producer, packer and exporter of citrus and table grapes, with farms and packhouses in the Western Cape.

The company has a vacancy for a Citrus Production Assistant at Klipbult Farm, a citrus farm in Buffeljagsrivier outside Swellendam. The position will report to the Farm Manager and is available immediately.


  • Production: Planting of citrus; irrigation scheduling; application of fertilizer; pest and plague control; pruning; harvesting; monitoring, and all manipulations
  • Personnel and Administration: Labour planning and management; recordkeeping; transport and accommodation planning; maintenance (equipment/orchards/general)

Job requirements:

  • Matric with a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Three years’ experience in the cultivation of citrus
  • Knowledge of sound production practices
  • Proficiency in MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Good administrative and communication skills

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