Agri Veterans Job Board

Senior Farmhand

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Tolga QLD
Salary: $60,000 + superannuation + short-term accommodation

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Who We Need

We have an exciting job opportunity for keen ex-service men and women, to join Australia's thriving agricultural industry. Our Client is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Senior Farmhand to join their team and grow alongside the business. The role allows you to utilise your previous military experience, while gaining further agricultural skills and knowledge. Located in the stunning highland region of north Queensland, the tropical fruit farm melts into a landscape of lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls and towering fig trees

The position allows for the ideal veteran to share the success and become a part of an Australian, family-owned company committed to delivering quality produce. This fantastic opportunity offers genuine scope to learn and progress into a management role within the company. It is anticipated this role will become a fully-fledged Farm Manager within 12-18 months.

Job Description

As the Senior Farmhand you will be actively involved in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the farm and orchard. Reporting directly to the Farm Manager, you will be responsible for creating a safe and productive work environment for a team of 10 field staff. Your daily duties may also include irrigation, fertigation and machine operation. The ideal candidate will have previous orchard or crop experience, but more importantly you should have a passion for success and the drive to make this a long term role. You will demonstrate an ability to liaise with management, and collaborate with your fellow team members in an effective and inclusive manner. The position provides a fantastic opportunity for ex-defence members to utilise their previous military experience to show initiative, generate ideas and to lead a team.

The Senior Farmhand will be required to work 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday. The client is offering a unique and rare opportunity for the right person to join a highly regarded and long established Australian agribusiness.

Agri Labour Australia is an award-winning recruitment company with clients in every State and Territory. Our innovative approach has seen us win the Telstra Queensland Business of the Year award, as well as both the Australian Small Business Champion and the Best CSR Initiative awards. We have grown from a small agricultural recruitment firm based in Goondiwindi to become one of Australia's largest privately owned recruiters and suppliers of permanent and contract agricultural labour, with offices across Australia and Taiwan.

Key Job Info

  • Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm roster
  • Work your way up to Farm Manager
  • Family owned farm who values their employees
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