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Irrigation Farm Hand

Rural Funds Management Limited
Bundaberg, Australia
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Are you a motivated individual with an interest in agriculture? Our team at Bundaberg are looking for an individual to join their team as a casual Irrigation Farm Hand. Providing irrigation and assisting in general farm hand daily activities. This role would suit someone who is looking for casual, physical work.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Irrigation Supervisor, you will be responsible for:
  • Assisting with the delivering of water and fertigation requirements to all trees
  • Assisting with maintaining irrigation infrastructure including irrigation lines and connectors, pumps, filtration systems, motors, automated and delivery systems
  • Monitoring water usage via monitoring systems and visual observations
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of irrigation systems
  • Land development and preparation
  • Farm maintenance
  • Maintaining records
  • Be responsible for the quality of completed work
  • Following safety requirements and contributing to continuous improvement of safety elements

  • No previous experience required
  • You will hold a current driver's licence
  • Ability to work independently and as directed without continuous supervision
  • You will be flexible, reliable, and available to work hours which may vary to meet operational demands (with Saturday and Sunday work during busy periods)
  • You will have a positive, can-do attitude and be motivated to complete work in scheduled timeframes

  • Award hourly rates with paid overtime in accordance with the Horticulture Award
  • Training and development opportunities

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and covering letter addressing the requirements mentioned above via our website by 22 May 2024. Please note that candidates will be evaluated before the closing date. At RFM we value inclusion and encourage applicants from different backgrounds to apply.

About Rural Funds Management:

Rural Funds Management (RFM) is an industry leader managing approximately $2.3 billion in agricultural assets on behalf of retail and institutional investors, including the ASX-listed Rural Funds Group (RFF). We have over 27 years' experience owning, developing, and operating farms in most Australian states.

At RFM, our culture is built on the core principle of 'Managing good assets with good people.' We believe in being precise, offering variety, rewarding effort, and providing a friendly workplace.

Joining RFM means becoming part of a dedicated team of over 240 professionals, including fund managers, finance experts, horticulturists, agronomists, and farm managers. Whether you are seeking a corporate or operational role, RFM has a place for individuals who are passionate about agriculture and finance.

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