Expression of Interest - Agronomist Talent Pool

About us:

Costa is Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables.  We nurture our people, cultivate our growing sites and invest in ongoing research and development. 

All of the products we grow and sell are fresh, nutritious, unprocessed, and grown on our very own farms or those of our partner growers.

The Costa Berry Category is at the forefront of genetic growing and innovation.  We export to some of the most demanding markets in the world, so food safety is paramount.  In all that we grow, we are committed to sustainable production and growing.

People are at the heart of the Costa business and across our regions we are a major employer with more than 6,000 workers during our peak seasons.


About the opportunity:

Costa Group – Berry Category is building an Agronomist Talent Pool and is seeking expression of interest for Agronomy and Horticulturalist professionals with all levels of experience such as Graduate Agronomists, Horticultural Lead, Irrigation and Nutrition Specialists, Pest and Disease Specialists, Research and Development Agronomists, Senior Agronomists and Horticultural Management.


About you:

You will bring experience in the horticulture or agronomy field. In addition, you will have

  • Experience in any level of Agronomy, including Graduates
  • Qualifications in Agronomy/Horticulture, Agriculture, or related sciences
  • Passion and strong interest for Horticulture in Berry production

We consider all agronomist backgrounds and encourage all to apply. However, we do have strong interest in applicants with experience in Berry production.

Costa’s values area ccountability, passion, respect, determination, and sincerity.Alignment with these values, along with the ability to actively contribute to the success of a team, are inherent requirements of the role.



  • Free Access to an Employee Assistant Program
  • Opportunities for Learning, Development, and progression
  • Opportunities for mentorships and coaching
  • Opportunities for travel
  • Work-life Balance and hybrid work model
  • Full IT Kit provided
  • Annual Performance Review Process


Application requirements:

Applicants must apply online with their CV and will be asked to stipulate their location and availability during the application process. Applications will remain current for 6 months. Applicants who are successfully included in the talent pools will be notified. You will be contacted directly should a suitable vacancy become available.

For more information about this opportunity or questions regarding the application and selection process please contact the Human Resources Berries team via email

For more information about Costa Group please visit our website here:

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Full time

Job no: 2022-1743

Location: New South Wales , Corindi, Tumbarumba, Queensland, Atherton/Mareeba, Walkamin, Tasmania, Dunorlan, Launceston, Lebrina, Sulphur Creek, Tasmania – Devonport, Wesley Vale, Western Australia, Gingin

Category: Berries

Closing Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2022