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.
Farmhand/Technical Farm Officer:
Working in Research Infrastructure, Agri-science Queensland, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations at the Leslie Research Facility. Focusing on trial support and important duties in asset and resource maintenance in order to provide high-quality service to clients.
|Occupational group||Primary Industry & Environment|
|Workplace Location||Toowoomba region|
|Job ad reference||QLD/465639/23|
|Yearly salary||$64422 – $75914|
|Fortnightly Salary||$2469.30 – $2909.80|
Land preparation, irrigation installation and operation (both flood and trickle), planting, harvesting, weeding, chemical treatment, care and maintenance of field grain crops, horticultural crops, and tree crops are all examples of agricultural agronomic tasks.
- Technical operational support for research projects through accurate operation, adjustment, and calibration of plant and equipment, including fertilizer and chemical equipment, and farming equipment, including modification/adjustment of special research equipment within safe and legal limits.
- Work independently and in collaboration with others and follow directions from the supervisor and/or facility manager to successfully complete research support assignments.
- Provide technical and operational support to maintenance programs for heavy facilities, vehicles, equipment, infrastructure, and land assets to ensure they are research-ready, operational, safe, and reliable.
- Work in a safe environment in accordance with the Department’s Health and Safety Policy and Code of Conduct
- Demonstrates initiative and responsibility by completing assigned tasks and activities with accuracy and high standards.
Applications will be valid for 12 months.