Lead Irrigator

Costa is an ASX listed Company that manages and operates multiple farms and horticultural properties throughout the country, growing an extensive range of produce in more than 30 rural and regional communities across Australia.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Lead Irrigator on a new farm soon to be operational in Mareeba QLD. The Lead Irrigator is responsible for the operation of irrigation systems across the Avocado blocks and the supervision of other irrigators. This role combines the operation and maintenance of fertiliser mixing, irrigation control systems and irrigation lines with regular monitoring of plant water use and plant health.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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, maintain fertiliser mixing and dosing equipment
  • Monitor, scout blocks and fix/report any irrigation or plant issues
  • Monitor and manage the performance or the irrigation team in collaboration with manager

 About You

  • Experience working in a similar role
  • Good working knowledge of irrigation systems and infrastructure
  • Interest/Experience in High Tech/Innovative Farming System's
  • Troubleshooting skills to identify and resolve irrigation issues 
  • Basic computer skills

People are the heart of Costa. Our employees enjoy some of the best benefits and conditions in the industry. From competitive pay to health, wellbeing, and further learning and development opportunities. No matter the role, you’ll always benefit from an environment that encourages and supports you to thrive, grow and connect.

If this sounds like you, APPLY NOW.


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Casual / Seasonal

Job no: 2021-1239

Location: Atherton/Mareeba

Category: Avocado

Closing Date: Wednesday, 26 January 2022