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Irrigation Manager And Irrigationists

Rombola Family Farms Pty Ltd - Mataranka, NT

Agriculture, Nature & Animal
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Rombola Family Farms has great opportunities for energetic and organised individuals to join the Irrigation team, there are a number of vacant positions available in both of our operations Griffith, NSW and Mataranka in the Northern Territory. 

Irrigation Manager:

The Irrigation Manager is a key member of the Rombola Family Farms production team. This role is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of all irrigation infrastructure including scheduled watering, ensuring that all programs are completed on time. You will also be responsible for the coordination of all irrigation infrastructure servicing, repairs and maintenance and troubleshooting and coordinating all key maintenance aspects of the irrigation system.

To be successful in the role you will possess the following:

  • Qualifications in Horticulture and /or Agriculture is highly desired. A work history that highlights irrigation coordination and management in a medium to large enterprise. ChemCert Certification is preferred.
  • Experience with time management, work scheduling and planning irrigation programs.
  • Ability to liaise with agronomists, consultants, and suppliers on a range of irrigation matters.
  • Experience in providing advice to management and the ability to communicate at all level.
  • Mechanical aptitude that highlights experience maintaining and repairing irrigation systems.
  • Sound computer literacy skills and experience with irrigation control systems and a flair for technology that enabling us to achieve smart and sustainable farming practices.

Irrigationist and Irrigationist Assistants

The role of the Irrigationist team is to ensure that Rombola Family Farms irrigation systems are operated efficiently and in accordance with the company schedule. The position requires to maintain and repair irrigation systems including replacing valves, fan belts, switches, and contacts.

To be successful in the role you will possess the following:

  • At least three years related experience and may have, or be undertaking, AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education.
  • Ability to install, operate, troubleshoot, and repair manual and/or computerized irrigation systems.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to perform irrigation tasks such as operate timers, clocks, and controls for sprinklers.
  • Knowledge of manual and/or computerized irrigation systems.

In addition, all positions working in the Irrigation team will possess the following:

  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Initiative and integrity.
  • Team player.
  • Flexibility in hours worked to achieve operational targets.
  • A current driver’s licence.

In return we offer you

  • An attractive remuneration package based upon relevant qualifications and experience, base salary range between $48,000 - $55,000.
  • A passionate and energetic team culture.
  • Become a part of a progressive and vibrant business.

Who we are

Rombola Family Farms is a large scale, progressive, privately owned horticultural business based 20kms North of Griffith, NSW. The company operates a counter seasonal operation at Mataranka in the Northern Territory enabling us to supply our melon and pumpkin customers year-round.

More information

For more information or a confidential discussion please contact Erika [email protected] / 0499 444 717. To learn more about working with us, we encourage you to visit our website