Irrigation Assistant

Our client is a family owned Agricultural production business growing predominantly annual horticultural crops and sugar cane. They are seeking an Irrigation Assistant ideally with irrigation experience and/or is prepared to learn about flood and modern drip irrigation systems including installation, maintenance and trouble shooting. They produce a range of crops grown on flood and trickle irrigation including Sugar cane on flood irrigation and horticultural crops grown on trickle irrigation.

Responsibilities and Duties

Reporting to the Farm Manager you will be involved in the key establishment, operational and maintenance aspects of the irrigation systems. The role calls for someone who is well organised, methodical and timely. You will have the ability to work with managers, external advisors and operating staff in a highly integrated business.

Duties Include:

  • Working with Drip irrigation and flood irrigation
  • Installation, maintenance and operation of these systems
  • Fertigation systems
  • General tractor work and Machinery operation

Qualifications and Skills

The ideal candidate will have;

  • Experience in irrigated Agriculture/Horticulture - an advantage - alternatively willing to learn
  • Flood and Drip irrigation experience - an advantage - alternatively willing to learn
  • Experience in horticultural production or irrigated broad acre production highly regarded - an advantage - alternatively willing to learn
  • Current licence
  • Operation of various agricultural implements used in large scale horticulture operations
  • Applicants must be physically fit, prepared to work outdoors and be willing to learn aspects of the position.

Benefits and Perks

  • Working with excellent equipment
  • Permanent employment
  • Learning from one of the best horticulture businesses in the Wide Bay Region

27/07/2020 $0 Bundaberg & Wide Bay Burnett 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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