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Hemp Farm Hand

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Gatton QLD
Salary: $50K plus superannuation (open to review in 12 months)

Start Date:
ASAP

The Benefits

The successful candidate will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Great salary of $50K plus superannuation – open for review in 12 months
  • Great company
  • Exciting industry

Your Employer

Is an exciting company dedicated to building an expert team for their integrated premium hemp business in Australia.

We are pleased to be representing our client in their search for a Farm Hand to assist with their hemp growing activities based in Gatton SE, Qld.

Job Description

An entry level role but one that won’t stay that way for long, this is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for horticulture who is looking to begin a new chapter of their career. Working in sector that’s marked for huge expansion, the role sees you learning and implementing appropriate strategies and methods to ensure maximum crop production, while working with your manager to identify and source the best products and practices to support optimal growth.

Supporting activities for all pre planting agronomy through to harvest, you will assist with soil testing, result interpretation and dissemination of advice to determine and implement the appropriate chemicals, fertilisers and application techniques for the crops.

As directed by the management team, you will also undertake sampling and interpretation of soil moisture and plant nutrition levels while also checking and appropriately managing pests, disease and other issues.

The right candidate will see the role progress into leadership, managing a small team and also be given a twelve month review salary review. Hands on and with an interesting range of activities to keep you busy, your duties include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Cannabis crop production quality
  • Effective and timely management of crops
  • Implement pest, disease and fertilisation programs
  • Crop harvesting processes
  • Manage and operate farm resources and equipment
  • Strong commitment to industry compliance and WHS
  • Actively promote a safe and productive company culture

 Choose Agri Labour Australia

Agri Labour Australia is an award-winning Australian company with clients in every State and Territory. Proudly representing major agribusiness, large primary producers, rural operators and local farmers – we are more than a recruitment agency. Founded on our firsthand knowledge of the land and dedicated to the ongoing success of our client’s businesses and our candidate’s careers, you can rely on us for expertise, advice and support.

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role, click ‘Apply Now’ and forward us your most up to date resume and any relevant certificates and licensing. For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Chapman, General Manager Technical, Agri Labour Australia: 0499 184 555

Your Skills & Experience

While experience in a similar role is highly regarded, our client is looking for someone who has a passion for the agricultural industry. Self-managing and proactive, you must efficient, flexible and focused. To be considered for the role, it’s important you can address the following criteria:

  • Enthusiastic about horticulture
  • Highly capable with good leadership skills
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Knowledge of hemp production is highly regarded
  • Proactive and always showing initiative

 

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