FNQ Berries - Substrate Irrigator

This position is open to Permanent residents only.  This role will be casual on commencement working an approimate 38 hours per week.

This role combines operation and maintenance of fertiliser mixing, irrigation control

systems and irrigation lines with regular monitoring of plant water use and plant health. The duties

and responsibilities of this job are outlined below and may vary from time to time in line with the

needs of the business and as directed by your manager.

Key Accountabilities

· Monitor plant water use and manage irrigation scheduling to meet targets

· Ensure optimal operation of irrigation systems through regular monitoring and maintenance

· Manage fertiliser stocks, lifting and moving fertiliser bags, maintain fertiliser mixing and dosing


· Scout blocks for irrigation and plant health issues; spot fix and report major issues to the Farm

Manager and/or horticulture team

· Perform miscellaneous maintenance tasks within substrate blocks as required and/or directed,

completing check sheets and records for work performed to ensure tasks are completed in a

timely and accountable fashion

· Movement between FNQ sites may be required dependent on business needs

· Other maintenance duties as required and/or directed

· Other reasonable duties as required


· No specific education requirements

· Forklift (desirable)

· Drivers Licence

· Chemcert (desired)

Contact :  kristen.ollson@costagroup.com.au

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Full time

Job no: GBAQ00471

Location: Atherton/Mareeba

Category: Berries

Closing Date: Friday, 30 October 2020