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Irrigation Leading Hand
Wemen, VIC
  • Work for the second largest grower of Almonds globally
  • Great opportunity for career advancement
  • Stable, permanent employment opportunity


We seek applications from candidates for the role of Irrigation Leading Hand to be based in the Wemen region of Victoria.


The role of Irrigation Leading Hand is critical in supporting sustainable tree growth and production of the Almond Orchard. In this position you will work closely with the Irrigation Controller and be responsible for day-to-day irrigation operations and have the autonomy to implement irrigation programs suitable to the farm. This role also has a significant “hands-on” aspect and will see you monitoring soil moisture and maintaining the farm’s irrigation equipment and infrastructure.


Reporting to the Irrigation Controller, you will:

  • Ensure that Irrigation Orchard Technicians on farm are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that irrigation and related maintenance programs can be accomplished
  • Liaise with contractors to ensure time lines and scoped works are conducted
  • Plan, monitor and manage efficient and timely delivery of water and fertilizer to the orchards
  • Maintain irrigation equipment and coordinate timely servicing and repairs of the irrigation system
  • Identify and report wet areas and undertake corrective measures

This is an ideal role for an existing employee who enjoys ‘hands on’, fast paced work and is output focused, has the ability to think on their feet, troubleshoot and can lead a seasonal team. 


So if you are keen for a change and are excited by this opportunity, please submit your application today!


Only Australian based employees with full work rights need apply.


You must be confident of passing our pre-employment medical / drug screen as we have a zero tolerance policy to drugs.


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