Spray Operator

Costa has an opportunity for a Spray Operator in Mundubbera. This role is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the farm tractors and spraying units,  for the application of various chemical sprays and for hands-on General Farm Hand work across multiple tasks to keep operations running smoothly.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring, managing & understanding the crop and its needs.
  • Operate tractor and spray unit combination towards the safe and accurate application of chemicals.
  • Operate tractors, forklift, Irrigation and farm equipment including farm implements.
  • Perform regular check and preventative maintenance on equipment and machinery.
  • Accurate preparation of chemical mixtures (insecticides, fungicides, herbicides) to be used in the spray operation.
  • Assisting with irrigation equipment, maintenance and fertigation.
  • Ensure all equipment is regularly washed down and cleaned according to set standards.
  • Maintain logs and records for spray applications, assist with monthly stocktakes.
  • Assist in equipment calibration.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, night or day.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Ability to undertake some strenuous work activities.

Skills & Experience:

  • Good planning and time management
  • Strong sense for safe and health work environment
  • Effective communication skills
  • Follow direction without supervision
  • Chemical accreditation – desired
  • Horticulture experience - desired

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 a caring environment that encourages and supports you to thrive, grow and connect.

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Full time

Job no: EZCP10941

Location: Mundubbera

Closing Date: Saturday, 26 June 2021