Oriental Agriculture: "Undabri" and "Yambocully" Farms

Gundy Farm Looking for Experienced Irrigation Overseer

Location: Goodar, QLD
Type: Full-time
Reports To: Farm Manager

Applicants, Please Email: admin@orientalagriculture.com.au

 

Overview:
Oriental Agriculture Pty Ltd, a leading agricultural enterprise based in Goodar, QLD, is seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Irrigation Overseer for our 14k Ha farms located 20km Northwest of Goondiwindi. This role is integral to managing and optimizing our irrigation systems to ensure the health and yield of our crops. The successful candidate will be directly responsible for overseeing all aspects of irrigation management, from planning and implementation to maintenance and evaluation.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and manage irrigation schedules based on crop needs, weather conditions, and water availability.
  • Monitor and maintain irrigation infrastructure, including pumps, pipes, and sprinkler systems, to ensure optimal functionality.
  • Collaborate with the Farm Manager and other team members to develop water-efficient practices and improve irrigation efficiency.
  • Conduct regular field inspections to assess crop moisture levels and adjust irrigation practices accordingly.
  • Keep accurate records of water usage, irrigation schedules, and maintenance activities.
    Stay abreast of advancements in irrigation technology and methods to continually enhance irrigation practices.

Qualifications:

  • Current Driver’s License
  • Proven experience in agricultural irrigation management.
  • Strong understanding of crop water requirements and irrigation systems.
  • Ability to operate farm machinery and equipment.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Relevant qualifications in agriculture, horticulture, or a related field are desirable.

Other Benefits:

  • Free housing on the farm
  • Company vehicle for professional use
  • Subsidy for personal phone plan
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