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Grain Handlers - Meandarra, QldAgriLabour
The 2020 Australian Grain Harvest is just around the corner and is undoubtedly one of the biggest events on the country's agriculture calendar. Grain Harvest is exciting work, set against spectacular Australian outback scenery where you'll enjoy a great team environment and good pay rates. Each year, Grain Harvest jobs are sought after by backpackers, international travellers, grey nomads, students and local residents who are all looking for rewarding seasonal work.
Grain Harvest offers a range of roles across Australia, providing the perfect opportunity for any skill set, age group or gender. At Agri Labour Australia, we are extremely proud of the great people and teams we've employed to work in the annual Grain Harvest - many who return each year and follow the harvest from start to finish. This year's Grain Harvest is predicted to be a bumper crop, so our team is getting prepared to start recruiting Grain Handlers Grain Handlers play a highly important role in the efficient management of receiving and out loading of grain during the busy harvest season.
From grain sampling to driving a front loader and general site duties, the roles are diverse, interesting and may include the following tasks: Grain testing - application of a special vacuum to grade the grain and check for moisture, protein, pollutants Weighbridge grain receivals and data entry Operating front end loaders, hoppers, tractors, augers Monitoring grain flow Storage and protection of grain including tarp folding, welding and bunker covering Sweeping, shovelling, dust blowing and other site cleaning Working in confined spaces Weather dependent, work will commence from September through to the end of harvest in November. Salary and role will vary according to the skills, experience and tickets or licences you have and will also be dependent upon the site requirements of the individual employer. Skills and Experience Applicants with previous grain experience are strongly encouraged to submit an application.
Candidates with a background in labouring work, agriculture, trades and transport and logistics are also well suited to the roles. People with less experience who are fit, motivated and equipped with a great attitude to work are also invited to apply. You will need to be a team player, with good communication skills and a strong commitment to upholding a culture of safety at all times.
We are seeking applicants with the following attributes: Previous experience in wheat and grain harvests Heavy Rigid, Truck, Front End Loader and Confined Spaces licences are highly favourable Must have your own vehicle and current driver's licence Thrive under pressure Strong work ethic Physically fit and able to work long hours with flexible shifts Choose Agri Labour Australia Agri Labour Australia is an award-winning Australian company with clients in every State and Territory. Proudly representing major agribusiness, large primary producers, rural operators and local farmers - we are more than a....