Sugar Research Australia
Work in a Supportive Team Environment
Casual Field Hand Opportunities – Woodford
Sugar Research Australia (SRA) are looking for Casual Field Hands for up to 5 days per week from now through to November/December 2023 (depending on operational needs).
Activities will include:
Planting sugar cane, frequently cutting cane using a cane knife, trimming, bundling, carrying and loading sugar cane stalks in the field.
Collecting samples including soil, stalk, and leaf.
Driving for long periods throughout the day.
Working, standing, and walking long distances in the field for long periods on uneven ground in cane fields.
Frequently bending, twisting, squatting, often under weight.
Any other specific duties and instructions that will be provided by your supervisor.
Previous experience in molecular techniques/biosecurity will be highly regarded.
Who are you?
It is essential that you:
Are able to perform physical, manual labour in very hot and humid conditions.
Are physically fit and can lift bundles of cane repeatedly over several hours (up to 20kg).
Pay attention to detail and can follow instructions and carry out work safely and accurately.
Are committed to safe work practices.
Are punctual and reliable.
Have reliable transport to and from site or a current driver’s licence.
If this sounds like you, and you want to work as part of a great supportive Team playing a critical role in SRA Operations, click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your application, no later than Friday 14 April 2023.
Applicants must have the right to work in Australia to apply. Successful applicants will also be required to undertake a medical screening and a police check.