Irrigator- Atherton Tablelands

Substrate Irrigator Atherton Tablelands

  • Career development opportunities
  • Ongoing Learning and Development
  • Strong Leadership Team

Costa Pty Ltd Berry Category is Australia's largest berry producer with multiple sites located across Australia. Costa grows and markets blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and blackberries. Costa is a world leader in blueberry varietal improvement, and grows approximately 45% of Australia's total blueberry supply.

Costa's berry category is proudly at the forefront of genetic and growing innovation.  We export to some of the most demanding markets in the world, so food safety is paramount. In all that we grow, we're committed to sustainable production and growing.

The Operations Team are looking for a Substrate Irrigator to join our world class team for an immediate start.  This is a Casual role based at our Tolga, Walkamin and Rangeview Farms on the stunning Atherton Tablelands.  As one of the largest employers on the Tablelands, we have a lot to offer.

About the Role

In this role you will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems in substrate-grown berry blocks. This role is based on a 7-day rotating roster where you will work approximately 1 weekend/part- weekend in 4 weeks.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Operation and maintenance of fertiliser mixing
  • Operation and maintenance of irrigation control systems and irrigation lines
  • Regular monitoring of plant water use and plant health
  • General support and maintenance in other departments when required

About You

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a passion for plant health/horticulture
  • Be self-motivated and enjoy working as part of a team
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be reliable in attendance
  • Show attention to detail and diligence in your work
  • Be physically capable, energetic and motivated
  • Hold a current Drivers License
  • Uphold the 5 Costa Core Values of Determination, Passion, Accountability, Sincerity and Respect
  • Prior irrigation maintenance and installation experience desired
  • Project Management experience desired but not essential


Please note only short-listed applicants will be contacted, and resumes may be kept on file for future job vacancies.


Determination | Passion | Accountability | Sincerity | Respect

10/03/2020 $0 Cairns & Far North 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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