Horticulturist

Thursday, 22 July, 2021
Anel Odendaal     0218768026
Franschhoek  

La Motte Wine Estate requires the services of an experienced horticulturist to join the Farm team.

The successful candidate will report to the Senior Farm Manager and be responsible for the following

  • manage all garden, essential oils, and Fynbos operations
  • staff management
  • ability to maintain and develop the existing gardens
  • plant nutrition, hedging and pruning
  • pest- and weed control
  • maintenance and cleaning of water features
  • garden waste management
  • compile and manage of budgets
  • inventory management
  • costing of new projects
  • administration related to the position

Applications are awaited from persons who comply with the following:

  • minimum 3 years’ experience in horticulture/landscaping
  • relevant tertiary degree
  • leadership and excellent organisational skills
  • excellent communication skills
  • knowledge of irrigation systems and biodynamic farming
  • strong work discipline, with the capacity to handle pressure
  • advanced computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • sound finance management skills
  • willingness to work overtime and on weekends

A competitive salary in accordance with the degree of compliance with the above criteria is offered.

Please forward your CV before 13 August 2021 to Anél Odendaal at recruitment.hr@historicwines.co.za .

Commencement of duties: As soon as possible

If you do not receive response within two weeks after the closing date, please accept that the application was unsuccessful.