Best Paying Agricultural jobs in Australia

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Agriculture is a booming industry in Australia. There are many different types of jobs available in this industry, including animal care, crop production, and food processing. The best paying agricultural jobs in Australia in the industry are animal care and crop production. You can make up to $75,914 a year with these jobs. Food processing jobs pay the lowest salaries but can have the highest growth potential.

Principal Agribusiness Development Officer:

As a Principal Agribusiness Development Officer:

  • Undertake purposeful regional engagement identifying and connecting industry with opportunity, focusing on driving the rural economic development agenda
  • Support opportunities for sustainable development, diversification & growth of agriculture systems, associated supply/value chains through identification of opportunities, issues, solutions
  • Collect & document on the ground intelligence within your geographical area of responsibility including agricultural impacts during times of adverse events or natural disasters
Position statusPermanent
Position typeFull-time
Occupational groupPrimary Industry & Environment
Workplace LocationFlexible,Townsville region
Job ad referenceQLD/481882/23
Closing date24-Apr-2023
Yearly salary$118197 – $126566
Fortnightly Salary$4530.50 – $4851.30

What you will do 

As our Principal Agribusiness Development Officer, you will: 

  • Engage widely to establish and maintain effective relationships with DAF stakeholders in the region. 
  • Support other Regional Economic Development staff and be responsive to Government’s needs in disaster preparedness, response (including current COVID19 response) and recovery – both regional and state response as requested. 
  • Work with industry and across the value chain to identify opportunities for increased performance productivity and efficiency, and improved resilience and sustainability in order to generate greater value for the sector and the economy as a whole. 
  • Utilise and develop networks, including within DAF and other state agencies to deliver a suite of services to help industry and enterprises solve their problems and grow their business and the regional economy 
  • Coordinate the delivery of regional or a state initiative on behalf of the RED Team 
  • Identify new agricultural industry development opportunities specific to the region and develop projects and multidisciplinary teams to respond to, and deliver on, these opportunities 
  • Communicate with influence with external clients and within DAF and other State agencies, in a timely and accurate manner. 

What you will bring


 Essential requirements 

  • Knowledge of various agricultural production systems and ability to apply this knowledge for economic growth 
  • Apply research and analytical skills to gain information, data and background to support decisions, project outcomes and inform briefing material. 
  • Ability to travel and undertake work remotely 
  • C Class driver licence 

Why join the department? 

The work we do is widespread and varied, but our people are united by an innate sense of purpose, and a passion to serve their fellow Queenslanders. Our people are talented, down-to-earth, and resilient, and the work they do every day fills them with gratification and pride. This is what keeps them coming back. 

Here are some other reasons why our people choose us: 

  • Have visible impact in your community, and directly contribute to making Queensland a better place to live. 
  • Flexible working options that encourage a healthy work-life balance. 
  • Salary sacrificing options and competitive superannuation through QSuper. 
  • A variety of fantastic leave benefits, supported across the broader Queensland public sector. 
  • Access to confidential free counselling for you and your immediate family members through our employee assistance program. 
  • We are committed to preventing violence against women and are proud to be a White Ribbon accredited workplace. 

• Townsville is the perfect place to live, work and play. It’s somewhere you can learn, explore, enjoy, thrive, connect, and most importantly, it’s somewhere to belong. The city boasts perfect weather, picturesque beaches, rainforests, and the Great Barrier Reef all just a stone’s throw away. Townsville is the events and culture capital of northern Australia and is all about easy living with big city benefits.

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