Mushroom Grower

We have an opportunity for an experienced Mushroom Grower to join a small and supportive team at our category leading Mushroom farm, based in Monarto, South Australia, about 50 minutes’ drive from Adelaide CBD.

Reporting to the Growing Systems Manager this hands-on role is focused on the growing function by operating and monitoring systems at our leading facility, in order to maximise product yield and quality.

Responsible for the production of mushrooms safely and efficiently and ensuring all product complies with the quality standards and HACCP procedures; this is a great opportunity to work in a world class, modern mushrooming facility.

The Growers role will include the co-operation with other Growers and Mushroom Cadetship employees.

Ideally Diploma qualified or higher, in the horticultural or related field, with 3-years relevant experience.  Experience in Mushroom Growing and the food industry will be well regarded. The successful candidate will be process orientated, have a strong understanding of health and safety, be a good communicator, problem solver and organisation skills.

Previous experience with Fancom control systems, watering systems and interfacing via computer programs is required.

Please note weekend work and public holidays are required. Call outs and out of hours work may also be required from time to time.

The salary range is dependent on the level of skills and experience the applicant brings to the role. The range is from $65,000 to $79,000.


Full time

Job no: CEAQ00374

Location: Monarto

Category: Mushroom

Closing Date: Thursday, 2 April 2020