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    Vocational Education Teacher

    VET lecturers teach subjects in which they have specialist knowledge, skills and experience such as agriculture, horticulture, food technology etc. Tasks: Making administrative and budget decisions Chaperoning classes and trips Prioritizing teaching methods Completing student counseling Enforcing rules and disciplinary action Lecturing and discussing concepts Preparing material for presentations Grading tests and conducting progress reports […]

    Vineyard Owner/Manager

    Key position responsible for managing the day to day activities of a working vineyard. Tasks: Directs growing, cultivation, and maintenance of vineyards; turns a conventional vineyard into a sustainable or organic one as desired; coordinates with the winemaker and owners to schedule care of vines; oversees the vineyard crew and consultants; monitors water usage or […]

    Stockfeed Miller

    Operate machines and perform routine tasks to mix, mill and treat grains and by-products to make stockfeed. Tasks: organize work flow for shifts direct staff where necessary to achieve daily targets Manage Quality Control, ISO, Feedsafe, OH&S and  other industry or legislative standards.

    Secondary Teacher

    Instruct students in secondary public or private schools in one or more subjects at the secondary level, such as English, mathematics, agriculture or social studies. May be designated according to subject matter specialty. Tasks: Making administrative and budget decisions Chaperoning classes and trips Prioritizing teaching methods Completing parent and student counseling Enforcing rules and disciplinary […]

    Rural Finance Counsellor

    Financial Counsellors work first and foremost with the customers of a financial firm and try to sell debt-relief services to the client. They may also work for government or non-profit agencies that are dedicated to helping people reduce debt and manage shaky finances. While working with a client, Financial Counsellors review the debt and the […]

    Property Valuer

    Valuers assess land, property and other items such as commercial equipment and objects of art, and provide advice on the administration and commercial use of land and property.  Valuations are made for many different purposes, such as rating and taxing, finance, financial reporting, investment, insurance, rental, sale and purchase.  A significant proportion of a valuer’s time […]

    Truck/Van/Forklift Operator

    Responsible for transport, loading and unloading of goods. Alternative Titles Feed Truck Driver, Forklift Driver, Transport Driver, Truck Driver, Forklift Operator Tasks Operate a truck, van or forklift to carry company’s goods Pick-up and deliver goods that are to be transported to other locations within the company, or to external agents Load and unload goods transported. […]

    Trading Manager

    A leadership role that is responsible for the companies trading operations and has a highly visible market presence. Alternative Titles Domestic Sales Manager, Seed Trading Manager, Marketing Manager Grain, Senior Grain Trader, Manager Grain / Oilseed / Wool / Domestic Marketing / Trading, General Manager Grain Tasks Oversee the marketing strategy with a focus on […]

    Storage and Hygiene Officer

    Implement the scheduling and treatment or fumigation of grain and other products. Alternative Titles Grain Protection, Officer Receivals Support, Quality Control Co-ordinator Tasks Inspect properties, identify problems, determine treatments and provide estimates of costs for replacement Mix chemicals to specified concentrations and confirm usage on treatment of raw materials. Operate generators, compressors, manual and electric pumps […]

    Inventory/Stocks Supervisor

    A supervisory role responsible for the reporting and management of physical and book value stock on hand. Alternative Titles Inventory Team Leader, Stock & Freight Coordinator, Stock Manager, Inventory Despatch Manager, Inventory Supervisor Tasks Supervise input of stock figures, received either direct or by handling agents, to ensure up to date stock on hand reconciliation processes Monitor […]

    Weighbridge/Receivals Officer

    Operator role responsible for the receival handling and use of electronic data capture systems to weigh and hand products delivered. Alternative Tasks Supervisor Weighbridge, Intake Quality Control Officer, Raw Materials & Production Scheduler, Bulk Handler Tasks Control the loading of material or the operation of continuous feeding equipment such as pumps and conveyors Check the […]

    Warehouse Worker

    Accept/dispatch deliveries, unpack, sort and check stock/goods received and maintain documentation of stock. Alternative Titles Storeperson, Depot Operator, Warehouse Clerk, Shed Hand Tasks Receive, unpack, sort and check stock/goods received, dispatch goods and maintain documentation of stock Maintain up-to-date records of goods within the store Assemble goods to satisfy order, requisitions or schedules, packing where appropriate […]

    Warehouse Supervisor

    Supervise staff and the management of stock in a store or warehouse. Alternative Titles Stores Supervisor, Senior Storeperson, Depot Manager, Warehouse Coordinator, Warehouse Foreman Tasks Supervise warehousing functions, including staff management and stock control Supervise store persons and warehouse workers in correct process and procedure of delivery, dispatch, receipt, unpacking, sorting, checking of stock/goods and maintenance […]

    Warehouse Manager

    Manage security, process, procedures and staff in a store or warehouse. Alternative Titles Depot Manager, Stores Manager, Distribution Manager Tasks Manage a store or warehouse and its security Organise receipts, storage and dispatch of goods Control all warehouse facilities and the planning and layout of stores Maintain stock records and documentation on incoming and outgoing […]

    Technical Officer

    Responsible for complex technical support and advice on aspects of agriculture such as research, production, forestry, servicing, agronomy, animal husbandry and marketing. Alternative Titles Agri Officer, Horticulturalist Technician, Milling Advisor, Technical Support, Senior parts Interpreter, Service Technician, Systems Specialist, Technical Support, GIS Officer Tasks Advise, report and monitor nominated products/operations, including the preparation of field-books […]

    Supply Chain/Operations Coordinator

    Direct and manage the supply of goods, materials and services for a division or group of products. Alternative Titles Assistant Manager-Operations, Bulk Co-ordinator, Operations Co-ordinator, Senior Operations Officer, Supervisor Operations, Supervisor Site, Supply Chain Co-ordinator Tasks Coordinate and execute the supply of all goods, materials or services required by the entire organisation Contribute to the […]

    Shipping Officer

    Execute compliance documentation activities required for inbound and outbound shipping activities and liaise with stevedores. Alternative Titles Officer-Export, Bulk/Containers Exports Officer, Export Administrator, Export Documentation Co-ordinator, Export Documentation Officer, Export Operations, Settlements Officer, Shipping Clerk Tasks Confirm the number of articles or containers in consignments of goods received or dispatched Plan loading and unloading of […]

    Service Centre Manager

    Provide overall management of an agricultural mechanical service team. Alternative Titles Agricultural Machinery, Technical Manager, Technical Services Supervisor Tasks Manage the overall operations of the mechanical service department Provide leadership and technical advice to Mechanic/Service Technicians and Apprentices Ensure mechanical work is completed to manufactures specifications and guidelines and in a timely manner Liaise with […]

    Research Scientist

    Plan, budget, establish and document research trials and projects. Alternative titles Biologist, Cereal Chemist, Chemist, Entomologist, Plant Breeder Tasks Initiate and implement research & development programs for the area of responsibility within agreed budget and reporting deadlines as planned and coordinated by the Research Manager Prepare documented proposals and successfully establish research trials Regularly communicate […]

    Research and Development Manager

    Oversee research activities and develop knowledge-based products for a company. Alternative Titles Research Manager, Clinical Research Manager, Grain Development Manager, Manager Innovation & Research, Programs manager Tasks Develop research programs incorporating current developments to improve existing products and study potential of new products Report to senior management on company product technical issues as well as […]

    Regional Banking/Relationship Manager

    A management role that has highly visible market presence and will guide the relationship/banking managers so they establish strong profiles in their respective markets. Alternative Titles District Manager, Regional Agribusiness Manager, Senior Manager, Senior Manager Food & Agribusiness, Senior Manager Business Banking Tasks Authority to approve credit and valuation, or authority to delegate credit approvals. […]

    Logistics Officer

    Daily execution role of freight quotations, onsite pickup, overflow and direct-to port, factory or customer deliveries. Alternative Titles Freight Services Officer, Logistic Administrative Officer, Export Operator, Assistant Transport Coordinator, On Farm Pickup Coordinator, Logistics Grain, Logistics Wool, Tasks Record and report logistics performance, both financial and service Document the inbound movement/outturn of raw materials to […]

    Business Banking/Relationship Manager

    A relationship/management role that has responsibility for clients of varying complexities and has the authority to approve credit within the company guidelines. Alternative Titles Agribusiness Manager, Business Development Manager, Business Solutions Manager, Regional Agribusiness Manager, Relationship Manager, Senior Agribusiness Lender, Small Business Manager. Agribusiness Manager Tasks Delegated authority to approve lending submissions Directly manage a […]

    Botanist

    Study anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and ecology of plants in the context of the natural environment, agriculture, forestry, horticulture and biotechnology. Alternative Titles & Specialisations: Botanist Plant Morphologist Plant Pathologist Plant Taxonomist Tasks: Search for and classify new species of plants Identify plant specimens Investigate effects of environmental factors on plant growth Grow plants in glasshouses […]

    Banking Support Analyst

    An analytical role that supports the relationship managers in the preparation and administration of loans, credit assessments and compliance. Alternative Titles Rural Finance Officer, Agribusiness Lender, Agribusiness Officer, Assistant Manager, Credit Analyst, Customer Manager, Finance Officer, Rural Finance Officer, Rural Officer, Senior Rural Officer. Tasks May have responsibility for the management of small client base Assist with the […]

    Animal Health Inspector

    Enforce law and educate public on prevention of cruelty to animals Alternative titles RSCPA Inspector Animal Welfare Worker Animal Welfare Officer Tasks Investigate complaints of animal cruelty Rescue animals that have been treated badly Undertake inspections of properties and commercial operations Educate people about the proper treatment of animals Prepare cases for court hearings Care […]

    Accountant

    Alternative Positions Accountant – Grain, Networks, Compliance, Trading, International, Cost, Financial, Fixed Assets, Group, Investment, Management, Mill, Merchandise, Site, Statutory, Supply Chain, Systems, Wool. Tasks Responsible for daily administration of financial and accounting practices of the company Perform accounting duties as directed including budgeting and costing control Responsible for costing and pricing of stock items, […]

    Boner and Slicer

    Alternative Titles Slaughterer Abattoir Worker Renderer Tasks Handle livestock before they enter the abattoir Slaughter animals Prepare carcasses by removing hide and internal organs Handle and process carcasses Bone and slice carcasses to prepare meat cuts for sale and further processing Process hides and pelts Process by-products Personal Requirements observational skills enjoy practical work physically […]

    Financial Advisor

    Tasks Interview prospective clients to determine financial status and objectives, discuss financial options and develop financial plans Recommend and arrange insurance cover for clients Set financial objectives, develop and implement strategies for achieving financial objectives Manage funds raised from personal superannuation savings policies and unit trusts Direct collection of financial, accounting and investment information and […]

    Field Officer

    Alternative Titles Field Rep, Field Technician, Classifiers. Tasks Order, check, pack and dispatch equipment and supplies for field surveys Collect, record and transport samples as per requirements of study Collate information collected from a range of samples and carry out computer processing of the data Assist with all aspects of supporting personnel in the field […]

    Field Assistant

    Tasks Advise, report and monitor nominated products/operations, including the preparation of field-books and data files for specific area of expertise Recommend changes in facilities, equipment, and products to improve production Inform manager of new procedures and techniques, government regulations and company and association production standards to enable them to upgrade farms/plant and meet requirements Support […]

    Feedlot Manager

    Tasks Responsible for operational decision making Stock and commodity management and storage Market finished stock Record keeping and analysis for benchmarking and performance evaluation Develop business plans, budgets and production schedules Personal Requirements communication skills decision making skills analytical skills understanding of animal production systems able to work as part of a small team

    Farmer

    Tasks: Contribute to forecasts, budget, paddock/operational plans and report regularly on actual performance to target. Supervises the production livestock and crops to be raised to achieve volume, quality and cost objectives. Handle livestock as per management livestock handling and animal welfare practices Document maintenance of stock waters, paddock and live stock and/or inventory records Surveillance […]

    Farm Manager/Owner/Overseer

    Specialisations Crop Production Perform annual tasks to grow a wide variety of crops such as grains, oilseeds, sugar cane, cotton, fruits, and vegetables. Livestock Production Manage the breeding and raising of a wide range of animals including beef and dairy cattle, sheep, pigs, horses and poultry. Tasks Prepare or assist with preparation of annual forecasts, […]

    Farm Management Consultant

    Alternative Titles Agricultural Adviser Agricultural Consultant Whole Farm Planner Tasks Collect and analyse data on factors affecting production Advise farmers and farm managers on techniques for improving the production of crops and livestock, and alternative agricultural options Advise farmers on issues such as livestock and crop disease, control of pests and weeds, soil improvement, animal […]

    Farm Hand/Station Hand

    Alternative Names Fruit and Vegetable Farm Hand Vineyard Hand Dairy Farm Worker Dairy Herdsman Musterer Piggery Worker Poultry Farm Hand Ringer Stockman

    Extension Officer

    Alternative Titles Rural Extension Officer Agricultural Extension Officer Farm Advisor Public Relations Officer District Officer Livestock Officer District Agronomist Tasks Encourage farm managers to adopt best practice techniques by providing exposure to new knowledge, information, skills, inputs and processes Assess individual properties and making technical recommendations for improved production and sustainability Collaborate with primary producers […]

    Export Manager

    Tasks Develop key relationships and negotiate freight rates with shipping merchants and traders Negotiate and manage stevedoring activities Supervise loading and unloading of shipping vessels Liaise with strategic and functional logistics staff internally to facilitate land based freight movements, both inbound and outbound from port Responsible for all documentation regarding shipping Manage and forecast budgets […]

    Environmental Scientist

    Tasks Plan and conduct research into the physical and biological nature of the environment Develop management options for minimising impacts of industrial, agricultural and urban processes on the environment Analyse pollutants, identify their sources and assess their effects on the environment Monitor effects of pollution and land degradation, and recommend options for prevention and control […]

    Environmental Officer

    Tasks Monitor effects of pollution and land degradation, and recommend ways of prevention and control Conduct research and prepare proposals to lessen the impact of forestry on environment Research matters of immediate and long-term importance to governments and communities Negotiate with, and provide advice to, industry, government and the public on environmental matters Assisting in […]

    Environmental Analyst

    Alternative Titles Environmental Consultant Environmental Advisor Tasks Evaluating habitat, wildlife and fisheries needs, and formulate short and long term management goals and objectives Undertake environmental impact assessments for a wide range of development projects Propose solutions to address negative environmental impact Study and analyse pollution, atmospheric conditions, demographic characteristics, ecology, mineral, soil and water samples […]

    Entomologist

    Tasks Identify species of insects both harmful and harmless to plants and animals Undertake field surveys Investigate role insects play in the environment Develop techniques to control harmful insects and promote beneficial insects Develop standards and regulations for enforcing plant and animal quarantine Study distribution and habitat of insects Personal Requirements communication skills observational skills […]

    Engineer

    Tasks Inspect plant and machinery to ensure optimum performance Set standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance, according to engineering principles and safety regulations Provide support for maintenance of plant, buildings and equipment, and coordinate the requirements for new designs, surveys and maintenance schedules Create contracts and specifications for construction […]

    Electrician/Mechanic/Trade Engineer

    Alternative Titles Diesel Fitter, Electrical Works Supervisor, Electrician, Mechanic, Mechanical Tradesperson, Service Department Mechanic. Tasks Determine job requirements as directed by reading electrical, architectural drawings and/or mechanical diagrams, drawings or specifications Plan the layout of wiring systems/mechanical systems Test for, locate and repair electrical malfunctions/mechanical malfunctions Install electrical and electronic control systems Fabricate electrical and mechanical […]

    Ecologist

    Tasks Monitor environmental impacts of development activities Negotiate with, and provide advice to, industry, government and the public on environmental matters such as the management, re-use or disposal of hazardous materials Develop ways of minimising the impact of industrial, agricultural and urban processes on the environment Investigate and reporting on breaches of environmental guidelines Investigate […]

    Dealer – Risk Management

    Alternative Titles Futures Trader/Advisor, Financial Risk Analyst, FX Risk Manager, Market Risk Analyst, Risk Manager. Tasks Direct and participate in market and commodity analysis Develop and implement trading strategies for the group Overview the marketing strategy with a focus on supply, price risk and FX risk management Manage, train and mentor staff Prepare and review monthly […]

    Dairy Scientist

    Conduct experiments in breeding or in embryo manipulation, investigate the nutritional values of different feeds and the environmental conditions necessary to improve productivity and quality of animal produce. Tasks Collect and analyse data and samples of produce, feed, and other factors affecting production Advise dairy farmers on techniques for improving herd productivity Advise farmers on […]

    Dairy Produce Inspector

    Examine animal products at farms, processing plants and wholesale markets to make sure that they meet government standards of hygiene and quality. Alternative Titles Food Inspector Primary Producer Inspector Tasks Check produce and live animals for disease or chemical residue Check and grade milk during processing, making sure that processing meets government standards Advise on […]

    Dairy Farm Hand

    Work with farm management to assist with the daily operations of a dairy farm. Tasks: Feeding stock using equipment as required, general farm and equipment maintenance and milkings.  

    Customer Service Manager

    Relationship management role with responsibility of ensuring customer needs are met and sales targets are achieved. Alternative Titles Customer Account Manager, Client Services Manager. Tasks Responsible for selling the company’s range of products or services and developing good relationships with its customers in a competitive environment. Develop and review individual customer relations policies, programs and procedures […]

    Cotton Grader

    Classify cotton according to industry standards, employing knowledge of cotton fibre. Alternative Titles Cotton Classer Tasks Determine character of fibres and separate products into appropriate lines for further processing Grade and sort products according to industry standards such as strength uniformity, and cohesive quality to ensure correct processing and usage Record grade and/or identification numbers […]

    Conservation Officer (Landcare Facilitator)

    Nature conservation officers work to protect, manage and enhance the local environment. This can include grassland, woodland, forests, coastal areas, moorland, mountains and rivers. Depending on the region, officers might also work in marine habitats. Tasks: promoting and implementing local and national biodiversity action plans in partnership with local/national statutory and voluntary organisations; contributing to […]

    Commodity Trader

    A role that requires the management of the physical and derivative position of the commodity being traded, customer account management and training of new traders. Alternative Titles Senior Merchant, Merchant, Senior Trader, Trader. Tasks Buy and sell commodities from/to country elevators, producers, feed mills and processors Evaluate proposed arbitrage and hedge opportunities for Australian and US commodities […]

    Chemist

    Study chemical and physical properties of substances, and develop and monitor chemical processes and production. Tasks Conduct experiments to identify chemical composition Study chemical changes which occur in natural substances and processed materials Undertake research and analysis to develop and test theories, techniques and processes Develop practical applications of experiments and research findings, including those […]

    Chemical Engineer

    Design chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products, such as gasoline, synthetic rubber, plastics, detergents, cement, paper, and pulp, by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering. Tasks: Develop safety procedures to be employed by workers operating equipment or working in close proximity to on-going chemical reactions. Determine most […]

    Cheesemaker

    Make and supervise the making of cheese, use of equipment and sanitation of factory.  

    Butcher

    Select, cut, trim, prepare and arrange meat for sale or supply, operate meat or smallgoods processing machines, or manage processes in the production of smallgoods.  

    Bushfire Scientist

    Study of bushfire planning and management, including impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems, as well as the impact of climate change and community natural resource management. Tasks Develop knowledge, skills, and understanding of bushfire management Develop bushfire management theories and practices Study the biological, environmental and social factors of forest fire management Increase knowledge and analytical […]

    Bushfire Manager

    Develop and coordinate government and volunteer response measures to bushfires to manage risk to forests, the environment and the public. Tasks Liaises between government services and volunteer brigades and associations to prevent or respond to emergency situations Develop and implement strategies to mitigate the effects of bush fires Ensure compliance with Government policies, strategies and […]

    Brewer

    Oversee the whole process of beer making from selecting ingredients to bottling the finished product.

    Breeder/Seed Officer

    Assist in the planning, supervision and co-ordination of growing and development of agreed breeding program objectives. Alternative Titles Associate Plant Breeder, Breeding Technician, Field Technician, Plant Breeder, Assistant, Seed Production Officer, Trials Coordinator. Tasks Develop and manage a plant/seed breeding schedule and undertake associated activities required to achieve agreed program objectives Develop and maintain links between the […]

    Branch Manager – Retail/wholesale

    Overall management of branch operations with accountability for sales, cash flow and staff. Alternative Titles Branch Manager, Branch Sales Manager, Manager/Proprietor, Sales Manager, Dealer Sales. Tasks: Act as principle representative of a branch, responsible for the operations, financial activities and performance of the branch Accountable for the achievement of agreed objectives in sales and marketing as well […]

    Biotechnologist

    Study anatomy, physiology and characteristics of living organisms and isolated biological molecules, and use techniques such as genetic engineering to improve the quality and diversity of agricultural products. Alternative Titles Biological Engineer Biological Technician Geneticist Molecular Biologist Tasks Study genetic, chemical, physical and structural composition of cells, tissues and organisms Identify ways in which organisms […]

    Biologist

    Study anatomy, physiology, functions, characteristics, behaviour and environments of all forms of life living on land. Tasks: Design and conduct experiments, make observations and measurements, research information, analyse data Prepare or supervise the preparation of laboratory reports and scientific papers, present findings at scientific meetings and conferences Supervise staff Provide information to managers, politicians, primary […]

    Biological Oceanographer

    Study of marine plants and animals, their development and relationships within the marine ecosystem. Alternative Titles Marine Scientist Fisheries Scientist Tasks Develop ecologically sustainable seafood industries Study biological and ecosystem responses to pollution Develop marine biotechnology for production of new industrial and biomedical products Personal Requirements communication skills observational skills enjoy science problem solving skills […]

    Biochemist

    Biochemists study the chemistry of living organisms to increase scientific knowledge and develop ways to apply this knowledge in areas such as medicine, veterinary science, agriculture, environmental science and manufacturing. Biochemistry provides a basis for all the life sciences. Tasks: study the chemical processes which occur within individual cells study processes which involve whole organisms, […]

    Beekeeper/Apiarist

    Plan, organise, control, coordinate and operate apiaries to produce honey, queen bee pollen and beeswax, breed queen bees and pollinate crops.  

    Baker

    Prepare and bake bread loaves and rolls, cakes and other pastries.  

    Auctioneer

    Provide advice to clients and act on their behalf in relation to the sale and purchase of rural property, livestock, crops and agricultural products and services.   Alternative Titles: Livestock Agent Auctioneer Wool Broker Insurance Broker

    Assistant Forester

    Assist planning and support for development and maintenance of forestry plantations. Tasks Assist in development and operational management of plantations by undertaking forestry operations Assist in planting, site preparation, site establishment, noxious weeds, vermin, fencing, pest and disease identification, tree nutrition and land evaluation activities Monitor plantations and ensure management of inventory Assist in implementation […]

    Artificial Insemination Technical Officer

    Use artificial insemination techniques to improve herd genetics and productivity. Tasks: Collects and packages bull semen for artificial insemination of cows: Attaches rubber collecting sheath to genital organ of tethered bull, and stimulates animal’s organ to excite ejaculation. Examines semen, using microscope, to determine density and motility of gametes, and dilutes semen with prescribed diluents […]

    Arborist

    Specialise in caring for and maintaining trees in urban environments, plantations, tree farms and commercial forests.   Alternative Titles: Arboriculture Worker Tree Surgeon   Tasks: planning and implementing tree protection, maintenance, pruning and felling programs using ropes, harnesses and platforms to climb trees to assess their condition and to apply necessary treatments following and carrying […]

    Aquaculture Technician

    Work in freshwater and marine farming, hatchery management, research on farmed species and development of equipment. Tasks Undertake breeding and raising of marine organisms in artificial conditions Identify common diseases in fish and shellfish, and take the necessary steps to prevent from occurring in intensive farming Assist with experiments relating to nutrition or methods to […]

    Aquaculture Farmer

    Plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to breed and raise fish and other aquatic stock. Tasks Plan and coordinate the operation of hatcheries to produce fish fry, seed oysters, crayfish, marron and prawns taking into account environmental and market factors Monitor environment to maintain optimal growing conditions Identify and control environmental toxins and […]

    Aquaculture Farm Worker

    Perform routine tasks in breeding and raising fish and other aquatic stock. Tasks feeding and grading fish, and monitoring their growth assisting with farm layout and constructing nets, long-lines and cages checking and looking after equipment and fish housing operating pumps and other equipment testing and checking on water quality removing dead and dying fish […]

    Animal Welfare Officer

    Enforce law and educate public on prevention of cruelty to animals. Tasks Investigate complaints of animal cruelty Rescue animals that have been treated badly Undertake inspections of properties and commercial operations Educate people about the proper treatment of animals Prepare cases for court hearings Care and treat neglected animals Re-home animals once they have recovered […]

    Animal Trainer/Horse Breaker

    Trains horses for riding, show, work, or racing: Feeds, exercises, grooms, and talks to horses to accustom them to human voice and contact.   Tasks: Talks to horses to calm and encourage them to follow lead, or standstill when hitched or groomed. Places tack or harness on horse to accustom horse to feel of equipment. […]

    Animal Technician

    Animal technicians help veterinary, medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural and general scientists and students to care for and check on animals used for research, breeding and scientific purposes. Tasks: perform daily checks and record the health status and behaviour of animals in their care prepare food and water and provide care for laboratory, field or zoo animals […]

    Animal Scientist

    Conduct experiments in breeding or in embryo manipulation, investigate the nutritional values of different feeds and the environmental conditions necessary to improve productivity and quality of animal produce. Tasks Collect and analyse data and samples of produce, feed, and other factors affecting production Advise farmers and farm managers on techniques for improving the production of […]

    Wood Scientist

    Study of the physical, chemical and biological properties of wood to improve the quality and diversity of timber products. Tasks Study the chemical and physical nature of raw timber Develop technology and processes to create various timber products such as pulp, paper, composite products and construction products Develop processing and handling technologies to maximise effective […]

    Wool Classer

    Assess value of wool on behalf of wool buyers, brokers and commodity companies. Wool classers sort, classify and grade wool into various commercial lines so that it can be sold at the best market price. They also manage and supervise wool-handling teams. Personal Requirements: able to cope with the physical demands of the job good […]

    Wool Presser

    Transfer fleeces into wool presses to form solid bales of correct weight and bales. For more information please visit: www.jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au

    Wool Handler

    Regulate the flow of sheep to be shorn, maintain clean and tidy shearing shed, and assist with wool clip preparation. For more information please visit: http://agrifoodcareers.com.au/ONtrack/ Alternative Titles Roustabout Shearing Shed Hand

    Winery – Worker

    Make, bottle, warehouse, package, distribute and sell wine. For more information please visit: www.jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au Alternative Titles Bottling Attendant Cellar Hand

    Winery Supervisor

    Train and supervise winery workers. For more information please visit: www.jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au

    Winemaker

    Plan, supervise and coordinate production of wine or spirits from selected varieties of grapes. Tasks Use laboratory tests to determine time of harvest and quality Organise crushing and pressing of grapes, settling of juice and fermentation of grape material Direct filtering of wine to remove remaining solids Monitor quality of wine using laboratory tests Place […]

    Viticulturalist

    Plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to grow table or wine grapes. Tasks Plan and coordinate production and marketing of wine grapes and table grapes, from start of the season to harvest taking into account environmental and market factors Maintain crop production through cultivating, de-budding and pruning, and maintaining optimal growing conditions Organise […]

    Veterinary Nurse

    Care for animals under treatment or in temporary residence at veterinary facilities and assist veterinarians to perform procedures and operations. For more information please visit: www.jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au

    Veterinarian

    Provide diagnosis, treatment and develop preventative management of sickness, disease and injury in all types of animals. Tasks Treat animals medically and surgically, administer and prescribe drugs and analgesics, and provide general and local animal anaesthetics Determine presence and nature of abnormal conditions by physical examination, laboratory testing and through diagnostic imaging techniques including radiography […]

    University Lecturer

    Lecture students and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge. Tasks Prepare and deliver lectures, and conduct tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions Prepare and mark essays, assignments and examinations Advise students on academic and related matters Attend […]

    Toxicologist

    Study effects of chemicals on living organisms by examining the symptoms, mechanisms, treatments and detection of biological poisoning. Tasks Study exposure to a substance and its potential effects on public health, plants, animals and the ecosystem Study genetic, chemical, physical and structural composition of cells, tissues and organisms Devise and undertake experiments to determine how […]

    Stock and Station Agent

    Provide advice to clients and act on their behalf in relation to the sale and purchase of rural property, livestock, crops and agricultural products and services. For more information please visit: www.myfuture.edu.au Alternative Titles Livestock Agent Auctioneer Wool Broker Insurance Broker

    Stablehand

    Assist with handling of horses and maintaining and cleaning stables. For more information please visit: www.myfuture.edu.au

    Animal Physiologist

    Study and research animal anatomy and function, including reproduction, movement and growth. Tasks Develop and conduct research programs on cell and tissue function Study reproductive cell anatomy and function Assess animal nutritional and metabolic requirements under a range of environmental conditions Study animal response to a range of external stimuli Personal Requirements communication skills observational […]

    Animal Nutritionist

    Undertake research and advise on raw material product selection, maintenance feeding programs and modification of diets. Tasks Educate individuals and groups on appropriate diets, product mix, dietary planning and preparation of fodder or food to treat illness or disease and/or to enhance and maintain optimum health and productive performance Determine performance benchmarks and process as […]

    Soil Scientist

    Study biological, chemical, physical and hydrological properties of soils, conduct research and advises on conservation and management practices. Tasks Study the chemistry, physics and biology of soils for their management Undertake testing of soils for nutrient status and fertiliser application Investigate problems such a soil acidity, salinisation, soil structure degradation and rehabilitation Advise farmers and […]

    Slaughterer

    Handle, slaughter and process livestock, operate processing equipment and despatch products. Alternative Titles Boner and Slicer Abattoir Worker Renderer Tasks Handle livestock before they enter the abattoir Slaughter animals Prepare carcasses by removing hide and internal organs Handle and process carcasses Bone and slice carcasses to prepare meat cuts for sale and further processing Process […]

    Shipping Co-ordinator

    Undertake export logistics, execution of shipping services, stevedores, and compliance documentation activities for in/out-bound shipping activities. Tasks Manage key relationships and negotiate freight rates with shipping merchants and traders Execute stevedoring activities Supervise loading and unloading of shipping vessels Coordinate functional logistics staff internally to facilitate land based freight movements, both inbound and outbound from […]

    Shearing Shed Hand

    Assist wool classers and shearers by performing routine fleece and sheep handling duties in shearing sheds. Alternative Titles Roustabout Tasks Assist in managing sheep flow through the shearing shed Pick up the fleeces after shearing and throw onto skirting large tables Skirt (remove inferior and stained wool) fleeces as directed by a wool classer Grade […]

    Shearer

    A shearer removes wool and hair from sheep, goats,  alpacas and other animals.  Sheep shearers harvest wool from sheep using power-driven handpieces that are fitted with combs and cutters. Shearers may perform the following tasks: take sheep from catching pens and hold firmly while shearing fleece in one piece select shearing combs to suit the […]

    Seed/Crop Production Manager

    Manage planning, strategy and production of seed for a company. Tasks Manage company seed production areas Manage production staff in each location, providing direction to each farm manager Negotiate and coordinate grower contracts for other organisations Negotiate and coordinate contracts for processors to process, bag and deliver seed Identify new production areas, ensuring production supply […]

    Sawmill Hand

    Mill and process timber and timber products such as sawn timber, timber mouldings, laminated beams and composite products such as plywood and fibreboard. Tasks Operate power machinery to convert logs to usable timber Support and guide timber being sawn Manage the storage, handling and despatch of timber and timber products Assist in the production of […]

    Saddler

    Create and repair leather saddles and harnesses. For more information please visit: www.jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au

    Rural Sociologist

    Study development, structure, social patterns and interactions of groups and human societies in rural areas. Tasks Observe and investigate social groups and subjects, such as family, community, education, industrial relations, crime, politics, minority and ethnic relations, poverty and mass communications Investigate, collect and analyse data from qualitative and quantitative surveys Record and interpret data Write […]

    Regulatory Affairs Officer

    Inspect animals, plants and agricultural produce and facilities to ensure compliance with government and industry standards with respect to quality, health and licensing. Responsible for documentation according to national registration plans. Alternative Titles Primary Products Inspector Fisheries Inspector Noxious Weeds Inspector Regulatory Affairs Analyst Regulatory Affairs Officer Regulatory Affairs Specialist Regulatory Affairs Coordinator Tasks Coordinate regulatory […]

    Regional Manager – Forestry

    Manage regional operational activities for forestry. Tasks Oversee operational aspects of plantations to achieve regional performance targets Monitor budgets, expenditure, financial reporting and other financials for regional operations Liaise with Government stakeholders and relevant parties to ensure adherence to legislation and native forest business Strategise and implement initiatives to maintain effective development and usage of […]

    Quarantine Officer

    Control movement of agricultural and horticultural produce, plants and animals into or within Australia, and identify and control biosecurity risks. Tasks Respond to import/export requests about agricultural product movements into and within Australia Maintain Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) quarantine regulations and standards Inspect all forms of transport and ensure that appropriate documentation […]

    Quality Assurance Officer

    A process analyst/advisory role ensuring that company quality data is collected, analysed and compliance is adhered to. Alternative Titles Quality Technician, Quality Checking Officer See also: Quality Assurance Manager Tasks Test quality of raw materials and finished products Apply quality standards and to ensure that production is maintained at such standards Utilise the quality management […]

    Quality Assurance Manager

    Manage policy, strategy and testing methodology to meet regulatory authority compliance. Tasks Manage quality control of raw materials and finished products Assist in setting quality standards and ensure production is maintained at such standards Develop, implement and maintain organisation quality management systems and ensure continuing compliance to relevant quality standards Manage product design and production […]

    Purchasing/Supply Officer

    An administrative role responsible for the purchase and delivery of goods and services. Alternative Titles Distribution Officer, Parts Purchasing Assistant, Parts Purchasing Officer, Procurement Analyst, Production/Purchasing Co-ordinator, Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Clerk See also: Purchasing/Supply Manager Tasks Undertake duties associated with the purchase of raw materials for processing, including product requisition, processing of inward goods, obtaining quotations […]

    Purchasing Supply Manager

    Coordinate management and purchase of all goods, materials and components for organisation. Tasks Generate supply schedules and manage planning staff Negotiate with suppliers Develop and maintain relationship with key supply companies Establish leading best practice procurement processes and techniques that ensure company procedures are followed Foster organisational commitment to purchasing excellence through identifying and facilitating […]

    Pregnancy Tester

    Test animals using specialised equipment to determine pregnancy levels in livestock herds.

    Poultry Scientist

    Conduct experiments in breeding or in embryo manipulation, investigate the nutritional values of different feeds and the environmental conditions necessary to improve productivity and quality of animal produce. Tasks Collect and analyse data and samples of produce, feed, and other factors affecting production Advise poultry farmers on techniques for improving flock productivity Advise farmers on […]

    Poultry Inspector

    Examine animal products at farms, processing plants and wholesale markets to make sure that they meet government standards of hygiene and quality. Tasks Check produce and live animals for disease or chemical residue Check and grade poultry and poultry products during processing, making sure that processing meets government standards Advise on packing and loading regulations […]

    Policy Advisor

    Advise on legislative or social issues affecting the environment or industry to improve internal and external company understanding. Alternative Titles Government Relations Manager Government/Stakeholder Relations Advisor Tasks Analyse existing policies and legislation to identify anomalies and out-of date provisions Assess financial implications and fairness of policies Prepare briefing papers and recommendations for policy implications for […]

    Plant Scientist

    Plan, budget, establish and document research trials and projects. Alternative Titles Biologist Cereal Chemist Chemist Plant Breeder Plant Pathologist Weed Scientist Tasks Initiate and implement research and development programs for area of responsibility within agreed budget and reporting deadlines as planned and coordinated by Research Manager Prepare documented proposals and successfully establish research trials Regularly […]

    Plant Physiologist

    Study anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and ecology of plants in the context of the natural environment, agriculture, forestry, horticulture and biotechnology. Alternative Titles Botanist Plant Morphologist Plant Pathologist Plant Taxonomist Tasks Search for and classify new species of plants Identify plant specimens Investigate effects of environmental factors on plant growth Grow plants in glasshouses to assess […]

    Plant Operator

    Operate agricultural, forestry and horticultural plant to clear and cultivate land, sow and harvest crops, and fell trees and move logs. For more information please visit: www.myfuture.edu.au

    Plant Nutritionist

    Study nutrient requirements of plants, methods of protecting plants from insects, and plant/soil interactions. Alternative Titles Agricultural Scientist Agronomist Plant Ecologist Plant Scientist Tasks Study factors affecting nutrient uptake and utilisation by plants Identify ways in which plants productivity can be enhanced by more efficient use of nutrients Develop diagnostic tools for rapid detection of […]

    Plant Breeder

    Plan, undertake, supervise and coordinate development of new plant varieties. Tasks Develop and manage a breeding program and associated activities required to achieve agreed program objectives Develop and maintain links between the company and technology support providers to achieve agreed program objectives Maintain and forecast budgets for breeding activities Interact technically with marketers and end-users […]

    Pest and Weed Controller

    Apply pest or weed management techniques to control pests or weeds in domestic, commercial and industrial areas, roadsides, and private and public lands. For more information please visit: www.jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au

    Packinghouse Employee

    Accept/dispatch deliveries, unpack, sort and check stock/goods received and maintain documentation of stock. For more information please visit: http://www.myfuture.edu.au/

    Nursery Worker

    Undertake cultivation, growing, harvesting and maintenance of trees and plants for sale to farms and forestry plantations.

    Nursery Owner/Manager

    Manage and coordinate operation of a nursery for production and distribution of plants. Tasks Implement strategies for general management of nursery Ensure production and supply of seedlings and plants as required Ensure accurate chemical application and handling techniques Manage the seed storage facility including seed stock inventory, testing, and cold storage maintenance Develop, implement and […]

    Natural Resource Manager

    Develop conservation plans for nature parks, land and other natural resources for sustainable use and maintenance Tasks Assess techniques for flora and fauna conservation Monitor components of the environment to gauge level of sustainment or improvement Develop practical solutions in environmental management and rehabilitation Develop techniques to ensure there is ecologically sustainable development and use […]

    Musterer

    Perform farming operations to raise and manage livestock. See Farm Hand.

    Animal Breeder

    Breed and select animals using knowledge of genealogy and desired traits in the offspring. Alternative Titles Artificial Breeding Technician Breeding Manager Tasks Feed and water animals, and maintain animal holding facilities. Monitor animals for symptoms of illness or injury. Record data relevant to breeding programs. Personal Requirements communication skills observational skills enjoy science problem solving […]

    Animal Behaviourist

    Study of the biology and anatomy of animals and their interaction with other animals and their environment. Tasks Study the chemical and neural factors affecting behaviour Develop an understanding of how and why animals utilise resources Study mechanisms affecting reproduction and offspring survival Personal Requirements communication skills observational skills enjoy science problem solving skills analytical […]

    Animal Attendant

    Provide food, water and care of animals. Tasks: prepare food (including special diets) and deliver food and water to animals clean and prepare comfortable sleeping quarters for animals clear away animal waste; clean, disinfect and look after animal enclosures and cages; and check locks bathe and groom animals, and treat them with insecticide to control […]

    Agronomist Manager

    Manage a team of agronomists responsible for decisions regarding crop husbandry and crop rotation. Tasks Ensure team is provided with latest technology for utilisation in crop production Responsible for overall agronomic decisions affecting production Foster close relations with regional technical advisors from supply and distribution companies Develop and implement long term agronomic plans and practices […]

    Agronomist – Research

    Plan, execute and document plant field trials/research. Tasks Provide specialist agronomic advice on research and production of crops. Make agronomic decisions on research and trial activities. Develop and maintain close relations with regional technical advisors from supply and distribution companies. Develop and implement long term agronomic plans and practices to support organisation plans and budgets. […]

    Agronomist – Sales

    Senior sales and relationship role responsible for agronomic product support and advice on products sold to customers in both retail and wholesale establishments. Alternative Titles Agrisystems Agronomist Agronomist Grower Services Manager Regional Agronomist Sales Agronomist Sales Agronomist Senior Territory Sales Agronomist Tasks Provide specialist agronomic services to clients. Responsible for marketing specific products and services. […]

    Agricultural Statistician

    Design and apply statistical principles and techniques for collecting, organising and interpreting quantifiable data, and use statistical methodologies to produce statistical reports and analyses for government, commercial and other purposes. Tasks Liaise with management and clients to determine subject or area to be surveyed or examined Specify the data to be collected and methodology to […]

    Agricultural Sales Representative

    Undertake sales, promote customer relationships and provide product support and advice to customers. Tasks Undertake sales of company product range and services Develop good relationships with customers Plan and coordinate customer sales and promotional activities for assigned area Recommend solutions to problems involved in preparation of account contacts and negotiations with customers Engage support of […]

    Agricultural Pilot

    Fly small planes for crop dusting and planting and other agricultural operations. Tasks Apply chemicals to fields in a safe manner Spread seed and fertiliser to fields Prepare flight plans based on weather forecasts and operational information Ensure aircraft are properly loaded for safe and efficient flights Check fuel requirements and fuel quantities prior to […]

    Agricultural photographer

    Take photographs for agricultural newspapers and magazines, freelance for other agricultural related occasions. Tasks Consult with clients on photographic assignments Travel to locations Measure light levels and determine exposure settings Adjust camera angles, aperture settings and subjects to achieve desired composition Adjust lighting and filters to accentuate highlights and colours Manipulate images using digital imaging […]

    Agricultural Journalist

    Collect and analyse information about newsworthy events by interview, investigation and observation and write stories for newspapers, magazines, radio/television news or current affairs programs. Alternative Titles Newspaper Journalist Magazine Journalist Radio Journalist TV Journalist Tasks Gather news and information by interviewing people and attending events Undertake research to provide background information for articles Assess the […]

    Agribusiness Specialist

    A specialist role for specific internal project accountabilities that have either project or product based deliverables. Alternative Positions Agribusiness Specialist, Agribusiness Consultant, Market Analyst, Senior Business Analyst. Tasks May work closely with other managers within a region to identify and develop new products and provide assistance to different parts of the business. Identify and develop new agribusiness […]

    Milking Machine Operator

    Manage livestock flow through the dairy, secure cattle in the dairy, wash udders, attach milking apparatus to udders and milk cows. Tasks Maintain feed supply and delivery systems and practices Prepare milking machinery and assist with milking operations Clean and sterilise dairy plant and equipment Clear away animal waste and hose out operational areas Personal […]

    Microbiologist

    Alternative Titles Agricultural Microbiologist, Bacteriologist, Pathologist Description Study microscopic forms of life such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa, algae and fungi to increase scientific knowledge and help identify and control disease organisms. Tasks Examine natural products for their ability to inhibit growth of dangerous microbes and apply findings to agricultural industries Investigate microbiology of plants and use microbes […]

    Meteorologist

    Alternative Titles & Specialisations Weather Forecaster Climatologist Meteorological Consultant Hydrometeorologist Description Study the physics and dynamics of the atmosphere to increase understanding of weather and climate, and to forecast changes in weather and long-term climatic trends. Tasks Forecast and interpret atmospheric conditions using scientific techniques Analyse and interpret surface, upper level and other measurements Prepare […]

    Merchant

    Alternative titles Trader Commodity Trader Grain Trader International Trader Assist Trader Description Manage physical and derivative position of commodity being traded and customer accounts. Tasks Buy and sell commodities from/to country elevators, producers, feed mills, and processors. Determine supply and demand, survey market conditions, and analyse other economic forces to establish market position. Initiate, negotiate […]

    Merchandise Salesperson

    Sales role responsible for the sale of product within a retail environment. Alternative Titles Sales Assistant/Support, Merchandise Sales/Officer/Assistant/Rep, Salesperson Tasks Responsible for the sale of merchandise products against budget within a retail environment Develops and implements effective merchandise strategies under the direction of management Provides effective administration within branches Develops and maintains close customer relations […]

    Agribusiness Consultant

    Undertake specific internal projects relating to agriculture with accountabilities for project or product based deliverables. Alternative Titles Agribusiness Specialist Agribusiness Specialist Market Analyst Senior Business Analyst Tasks Work closely with other managers within a region to identify and develop new products and provide assistance to the business Identify and develop new agribusiness opportunities through development […]

    Merchandise Manager

    Management role responsible for the daily and strategic management of merchandises within a branch or defined area. Alternative Titles Merchandise Sales Manager, Merchandise Sales-Administration, Merchandise Sales, Regional Distribution Manager Tasks Responsible for management of branch merchandise business. Develop and implement effective merchandise strategies Provides effective merchandise sales support and administration within branches Develop and maintain close customer […]

    Mechanic

    Repair, maintain and test engines and related mechanical components. Tasks Diagnose, maintain and repair diesel and petrol/gas-powered vehicles, plant, stationary engines (e.g. generators, pumps, compressors and drilling rigs) and agricultural machinery Detect and correct mechanical and electrical faults Repair and maintain the hydraulic components of plant attachments such as hoists, booms, scrapers, buckets and augers […]

    Meat Trades Worker

    Alternative Titles Butcher Meat Retailer Description Select, cut, trim, prepare and arrange meat for sale or supply, operate meat or smallgoods processing machines, or manage processes in the production of smallgoods. For information of required qualifications, please visit: http://www.jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au

    Meat Retailer

    Alternative Titles Butcher Meat Trades Worker Description Select, cut, trim, prepare and arrange meat for sale or supply, operate meat or smallgoods processing machines, or manage processes in the production of smallgoods. For information of required qualifications, please visit: http://www.jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au

    Meat Processing Worker

    Perform tasks including handling livestock, slaughtering and processing livestock, operating equipment and packaging. Alternative titles and Specialisations Abattoir Worker Boner and Slicer Renderer Slaughterer    

    Meat Inspector

    Inspect animal carcasses, internal organs and meat processing facilities for disease to ensure compliance with government and industry standards with respect to quality and health.  

    Marketing Researcher

    Research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas to determine potential sales of a product or service. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution. May use survey results to create a marketing campaign based on regional preferences and buying habits. Tasks: Collect and analyze data on customer demographics, […]

    Marketing Officer

    Promote company or client sales of products or services, including the marketing of existing or new products. Tasks Prepare product presentations and proposals including event management, brochure production, print production, desktop publishing and advertising agency liaison Coordinate event management, brochure production, print production, desktop publishing and advertising agency liaison Work with line management and technical […]

    Marketing Manager

    Develop and manage appropriate communication messages and media to meet sales targets. Tasks Market company products or services in line with overall company policy and sales targets Manage preparation of product presentations and proposals including event management, brochure production, print production, desktop publishing and advertising agency liaison Manage preparation of sales forecasts and marketing budgets […]

    Marketing Assistant

    Prepare product marketing campaigns. Tasks Assist in preparation of product presentations and proposals Assist in organisation of event management, brochure production, print production, desktop publishing and advertising agency liaison Assist in preparation of sales forecasts and marketing budgets Work closely with line management and technical staff in disseminating product and technical information within the organisation […]

    Agricultural Economist

    Undertake economic research and analysis, develop and apply theories about production and distribution of goods and services, community spending and financial behaviour, and provide advice to governments and organisations on economic policy issues. Tasks Analyse relationships between economic variables and study effects of government fiscal and monetary policies, expenditure, taxation and other budgetary policies on […]

    Market Researcher

    Research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas to determine potential sales of a product or service. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution. May use survey results to create a marketing campaign based on regional preferences and buying habits. Tasks: Collect and analyze data on customer demographics, […]

    Market Analyst

    To work with various functional groups within a business to provide a range of analytical solutions and services that can be utilised by the management team to make business decisions. Tasks: Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and […]

    Advisor – Govt/Stakeholder Relations

    Advisory role that enables appropriate internal and external company understanding for legislative or social issues affecting the environment or industry. Alternative Positions Government Relations Manager, Policy Advisor. Tasks Analyse existing policies and legislation to identify anomalies and out-of date provisions Assess the financial implications and fairness of policies Prepare briefing papers and recommendations for policy […]

    Marine Biologist

    Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife of the marine environment. May specialize in wildlife research and management, including the collection and analysis of biological data to determine the environmental effects of present and potential use of land and water areas. Job Tasks: Study animals in their natural habitats, […]

    Manufacturing/Processing Operator

    Process food and fibre using a wide range of equipment and methods and operate machines in a production or manufacturing environment. Alternative Titles and Specialisations Dairy Process Worker Fruit and Vegetable Process Worker Milk Processing Plant Operator Poultry Processor    

    Manufacturing/Processing/Operations Manager

    Ensure production of outputs and operating activities to obtain maximum efficiency at acceptable cost within specified standards. Tasks Responsible for all production operations in a one-product plant or for specific product lines in a multiproduct plant Responsible for production, planning and control where these are not established as separate functions Ensure timely production of outputs […]

    Advisor – Govt/Stakeholder Manager

    Responsible for the management of Company relations with both Federal, State government and Industry bodies. Alternative Positions Regulatory Manager, Government Relations Manager, Manager Stakeholder Relations, Policy Manager, Senior Policy Manager. Tasks Analyse and advise on existing policies and legislation to identify anomalies and out-of date provisions Assess the financial implications and fairness of policies Prepare briefing papers […]

    Lumber Sales

    Directly supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an establishment or department. Duties may include management functions, such as purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work, in addition to supervisory duties. Tasks: Assign employees to specific duties. Examine merchandise to ensure that it is correctly priced and displayed and that it functions as advertised. […]

    Logistics Planner

    Planning role for onsite pickup, overflow and direct-to-port, factory or customer deliveries. Alternative Titles Operations Co-ordinator, Operations Logistics Manager, Planning Manager, Port Logistics Officer, Transport Manager Tasks Responsible for management of branch merchandise business. Develop and implement effective merchandise strategies Provides effective merchandise sales support and administration within branches Develop and maintain close customer relations with key […]

    Logistics Manager

    Manage the transport operations in a defined state/territory or for a group of products. This includes transport provider contract negotiation, freight quotation management and pick-up management. Alternative Titles Manager Land Transport, Transport Manager, Logistics & Distribution Manager, Logistics & Warehouse Manager, Logistics & Distribution Manager, Logistics Road Manager Tasks Develop and manage a logistics strategy […]

    Logistics Coordinator

    Daily management of freight quotations, transport provider contracts, on site pickup, stock overflow and direct-to-port or customer delivery management. Alternative Titles Freight Coordinator, Transport Coordinator, Freight Service Coordinator, Logistics Supervisor Tasks Supervise logistics operations including road, rail and coastal shipping transportation to develop least cost supply chain strategies, short and long-term Record and report logistics performance, both […]

    Livestock/Wool Sales Manager

    Manage livestock/wool sales within a branch for a feedlot or multiple properties. Tasks Manage sales of company services Develop good relationships with customers Provide liaison between customers and company by ensuring prompt and efficient processing of customer correspondence, requests and orders Identify livestock/wool acquisition opportunities daily and secure budgeted throughput levels by offering pricing, hedging […]

    Accounting Manager

    Manage the corporate accounting team and/or finance functions for a division or corporation Alternative Positions Group Accountant, Management Accounting Manager, Manager Accounting, State Accountant Tasks Responsible for the financial accounts of the company, may also control the cost accounting and management accounting functions Responsible for corporate taxation and legal matters May have responsibility for implementation of […]

    Livestock Buyer

    Purchase premium quality livestock at competitive prices appropriate to the clients requirements. Tasks Inspect livestock in the field and sale yards Use experience and knowledge to identify suitable stock Purchase required livestock to meet clients demands Personal Requirements organisational skills communication skills enjoy long hours in a rural environment capacity to work independently problem solving […]

    Leather Worker

    Create and repair leather products, including saddles, harness, belts and wallets. Tasks Select suitable types and grades of leather Cut and shape leather using hand and power equipment Sew, rivet, or glue leather to form products Attach decorations or accessories, emboss decorative patterns Stain, dye, polish or lacquer finished products Repair damaged goods Personal Requirements […]

    Landcare Worker

    Landcare workers perform a range of tasks to maintain and restore native bushland and farmland. Tasks: kill and remove weeds and unwanted vegetation using minimal disturbance techniques or herbicides collect seeds from local native plants propagate local native plants replant native trees, shrubs, grasses and wildflowers take part in pest (e.g. rabbit) eradication programs collect […]

    Land Acquisition Manager

    Arrange purchase or lease of property suitable for development of tree plantations. Tasks Inspect properties to assess suitability for purchase and lease and report recommendations Identify, assess, map, negotiate and secure land for tree plantations within agreed parameters Communicate to relevant forestry stakeholders as to lease payments, option fees, deposits and settlement funds Coordinate subdivision […]

    Laboratory Worker

    Assist scientists or technicians in the physical, chemical, biological and life sciences by collecting and preparing samples, carrying out experiments, and taking measurements with scientific equipment.  

    Laboratory Technician

    Tasks Clean, maintain and set up equipment for use in experiments Collect, classify and preserve specimens and samples Perform diagnostic and other scientific tests on specimens, such as animal and plant tissues, food and water for chemical or cellular or other constituents, bacterial content and chemical contamination Conduct experimental procedures, such as taking animal blood […]

    Laboratory Manager

    Manage budget, strategy, staff, safety, equipment and cash flow of laboratory. Tasks Ensure equipment for use in experiments is maintained Provide procedures for collection, classification and preservation of specimens and samples Set policy for experimental procedures Maintain standards of performance in equipment and procedures Manage use of computers and computer-interfaced equipment Personal Requirements communication skills […]

    Jackaroo/Jillaroo

    Attend to live farm, ranch, or aquacultural animals that may include cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, finfish, shellfish, and bees. Attend to animals produced for animal products, such as meat, fur, skins, feathers, eggs, milk, and honey. Tasks: Feed and water livestock; and monitor food and water supplies. Move equipment, poultry, […]

    Irrigation Specialist

    Install and maintain irrigation systems in turf, horticultural and viticultural situations. Tasks Advise on irrigation solutions for specific industries or situations Design and install irrigation systems Maintain or repair existing irrigation systems Deliver advice on fertigation Personal Requirements enjoy outdoor work physically fit enjoy manual activities able to work as part of a small team

    Irrigation/Drainage Engineer

    Design and construct irrigation and drainage systems to grow a variety of crops, undertake tests and measurements in the field. Tasks Investigate sites to establish most suitable foundation for proposed construction Research and advise on best engineering solution to meet client’s needs and budget Produce detailed designs and documentation for construction and implementation of irrigation/drainage […]

    Inventory/Stocks Officer

    Role responsible for the reporting and management of physical and book value stock on hand. Alternative Titles Stock Reconciliation Officer, Inventory Clerk, Stock Officer/Controller, Inventory Controller, General Officer Stock, Materials Management Officer, Site Inventory Control Officer Tasks Ensure that stock figures received, either direct or by handling agents, are inputted into the system to ensure […]

    Insurance Broker

    An insurance broker acts as an intermediary between clients and insurance companies. Clients may be either individuals or commercial businesses and organisations. Tasks: gathering information from clients, assessing their insurance needs and risk profile; building and maintaining ongoing relationships with clients including scheduling and attending meetings and understanding the nature of clients’ businesses or lives; […]

    Ichthyologist

    Study the structures, characteristics, functions, ecology and environments of fish to increase scientific knowledge and develop practical applications in wildlife management, conservation and farming. Tasks Investigate inter-relationships between fish and their environment by studying them in their natural surroundings, in captivity and in laboratories Study and perform experiments to identify species and gather data on […]

    Hydrologist

    Evaluate and manage quality, quantity, reliability and sustainability of all aspects of water resources. Tasks Undertake groundwater resource investigation and assessment, salinity management, investigation of surface water – groundwater interaction and natural resource management. Conduct technical work, monitoring financial and technical outputs according to project specifications Prepare high quality reports and present results to clients […]

    Horticultural Tradesperson

    Grow and maintain plants, establish and maintain horticultural areas, implement plant nutrition and protection programs and practices. Alternative Titles Arboriculture Worker Floriculturist Arborist Greenkeeper Landscape Gardener Tasks Identify and treat soil deficiencies, pests and diseases affecting plants Prepare fields, garden beds or lawn areas Maintain gardens by fertilising and pruning Maintain lawn and grass areas […]

    Horticultural Manager

    Manage and coordinate operation of a horticultural enterprise for production and distribution of plant products. Tasks Implement strategies for general management of horticultural production Ensure production and supply of seedlings and plants as required Ensure accurate chemical application and handling techniques Develop, implement and maintain initiatives for required quality and quantity of seedlings and plants […]

    Horticulturalist

    Specialises in the growth of horticultural products, and develops new varieties and techniques to improve horticultural production. Tasks Determine methods to improve sowing, cultivating, and harvesting plants Prepare plant propagules (seeds, cuttings and bulbs) Maintain plants, including application of fertilisers and pesticides Harvest and package plant products Conduct research into varietal breeding Investigate adaption of […]

    Horse Trainer

    Prepare horses for racing, trotting and dressage competitions in consultation with owners or stud managers. Tasks Feed, groom and exercise horses Accustom horses to reins and harnesses Instruct apprentice jockeys, drivers and riders horse riding and handling techniques Plan and implement training programs for horses Maintain breeding and other stud records including the estimated operating […]

    Horse Stud Manager

    Responsible for housing, breeding, and training of horses within a horse stable-and-stud system. Tasks Recruit, supervise and ensure the ongoing training of farm staff Maintain breeding and other stud records including the estimated operating costs, monitoring of animal health and feeding requirements Consult with veterinarians and animal nutritionists Develop and maintain breeding systems Supervise the […]

    Horse Manager

    Plan, organise, control, coordinate and undertake farm operations to breed and raise horses for competition, dressage, showjumping, riding for pleasure and work. Tasks Consult with veterinarians and animal nutritionists to ensure animal health and nutrition Keep records Purchase animals Undertake administrative tasks such as marketing, budgeting, planning and management of physical and financial resources Select […]

    Hide and Skin Processing Worker

    Perform routine tasks in tanning and finishing leather, hides and skins. Alternative Titles Tannery Worker Leather Worker

    Harvesting Forester – Supervisor

    Plan staff and other resources for efficient harvest of trees.   Testimonial Charlie Harvesting Manager – Australian Bluegum Plantations Bachelor of Science – Forestry “I look after all of the harvesting operations, liaising with our contractors, managing our wood utilisation and ensuring we are complying with regulatory bodies. I examine our environmental considerations, health and […]

    Harvest Contractor

    Manage a fleet of harvesters and staff to ensure harvest of agricultural crops.

    Greenkeeper

    Alternative Titles Groundsperson Floriculturist Arborist Greenkeeper Landscape Gardener Description Prepares and maintain turf and grassed areas for sport, domestic and commercial applications, and work on commercial turf farms. Tasks Identify and treat soil deficiencies, pests and diseases affecting plants Prepare fields or lawn areas Maintain lawn and grass areas using machinery, fertilisers and chemicals Operate […]

    Grain Services Manager

    Manage the daily operations of grain receival site in safe and efficient manner.

    Grain Sampler

    Undertake sampling of grain from deliveries and test it to determine its quality and grade against a set standard.  

    Grain Mill Worker

    Operate machines and perform routine tasks to mix, mill and treat grains and by-products to make flour, meal and stockfeed.  

    Grain Marketer

    Promote goods or services by managing profile of existing products, responding to consumer demand for new products, or developing new markets for goods or services.  Alternative Titles Farmer’s Market Manager Food Distribution Manager Food Marketing Manager Sales Manager Product Manager Grain Marketer Tasks Manage marketing strategy Develop and maintain accounts with customers Analyse market and […]

    Grain Inspector

    Perform onsite inspections at grain handling facilities and in laboratories to determine grain quality and analyse representative grain samples. Alternative Titles Grain Grader Tasks Inspect field and laboratory grain samples and analyse for moisture, protein, dockage, and test weight Manage the storage and handling of samples Operate and maintain laboratory equipment Personal Requirements organisational skills […]

    Grain Handler

    Undertake unloading and loading, weighing, and storing of grain at receival sites, quality control and maintenance.  

    GIS Planning Assistant

    Assist with entry, capture, conversion and display of information using geographic information system (GIS) techniques. See also GIS Officer

    GIS Officer

    Enter, capture, convert and display information using the geographic information system (GIS) techniques. Tasks Update the GIS forestry operational records and apply spatial data analysis techniques to produce objective and repeatable results Produce and supply general map reports as required Assist in data input and editing of spatial datasets, plantation and property information Assist in […]

    Geneticist

    Alternative Titles Cytogeneticist Molecular geneticist Plant Breeder Animal Geneticist Molecular biologist Description Study the genetic material of living organisms and use this information to understand and improve the quality, diversity and sustainability of primary production. Tasks Study genetic, chemical, physical and structural composition of cells, tissues and organisms Identify ways in which organisms and biological […]

    Gardener

    Grow and maintain plants, establish and maintain horticultural areas, implement plant nutrition and protection programs and practices. Alternative Titles Arboriculture Worker Floriculturist Arborist Greenkeeper Landscape Gardener Tasks Identify and treat soil deficiencies, pests and diseases affecting plants Prepare fields, garden beds or lawn areas Maintain gardens by fertilising and pruning Maintain lawn and grass areas […]

    Gardener’s Assistant

    Cultivate, grow, and harvest plants. Alternative Titles Horticultural Assistant Tasks Use manual and powered equipment to prepare new garden plots Assist in planting and transplanting plants and plant propagules Irrigate, weed and maintain plants and gardens Prepare and package plants for sale or transport Personal Requirements good communications skills enjoy working outdoors physically fit able […]

    Game Animal Farmer

    Alternative Titles Game Animal Manger Game-Bird Farmer Description Directs and coordinates activities concerned with operation of private or state game breeding farms. Tasks Plan and implement policies and procedures to deliver game meat products Conduct selective breeding programs to improve flock or herd quality Treat diseased or ill game birds and animals and notify designated […]

    Fruit/Vegetable Picker

    Prepare foods for processing using a wide range of equipment and methods and operate machines. Alternative Titles and Specialisations Fruit and Vegetable Process Worker  

    Fruit/Vegetable Grader

    Prepare foods for processing using a wide range of equipment and methods and operate machines. Alternative Titles and Specialisations Fruit and Vegetable Process Worker

    Fruit/Vegetable Farm Hand

    Perform farming operations to raise livestock and cultivate crops, fruit vegetables and other agricultural products. Alternative Names Fruit and Vegetable Farm Hand Vineyard Hand Dairy Farm Worker Dairy Herdsman Musterer Piggery Worker Poultry Farm Hand Ringer Stockman  

    Forestry Worker

    Operate equipment and provide labour for establishment and maintenance of plantations or forests. Alternative Titles & Specialisations Fire Lookout Tree Planter  

    Forestry Researcher

    Perform analysis and research to assist in development and management of forestry plantations. Tasks Perform research and demonstration for establishment, maintenance, quality and efficiency of forestry plantations Collect, analyse and report findings Conduct operational research into irrigation, weed control, soil, timber and plantation activity Record accurately all trial data for communication to key stakeholders Control […]

    Forestry Officer

    Work in a Forestry or Plantation Management team where they may treat weeds, conduct erosion and sediment control, clear trees and collect and process seeds. Tasks Develop knowledge, skills, and understanding of bushfire management Develop bushfire management theories and practices Study the biological, environmental and social factors of forest fire management Increase knowledge and analytical […]

    Forestry Engineer

    Plan and design road and forestry harvesting activities including road design, construction, modification, and performance and maintenance of equipment and machinery. Tasks Provide specialist knowledge for establishment, planning and overall management of forest plantations Provide specialist knowledge in GIS forestry operations (such as coordinating mapping processes through field data capture and reporting), regeneration, environmental planning, […]

    Forester

    Coordinate operational activities of forestry related systems and processes to ensure establishment and maintenance of plantations. Tasks Plan and implement preparation and establishment of plantations or forest. Regularly review operations to enable incorporation of relevant new equipment and research results Promote a culture of continuous improvement. Perform planting, fertilising, weed control, land evaluation and related […]

    Forest Technical Officer

    Undertake forestry operations involving planting, management and harvesting of trees. Alternative Titles Forestry Technician Tasks Supervise forest establishment and maintenance work Undertake or supervise seed harvesting, propagation or cultivation of young trees Select trees for felling and supervise logging operations to ensure compliance with forest policies and programs Monitor the outbreak of pests, weeds and […]

    Forest Planning-Technical Manager

    Develop and deliver operational information to teams for implementation. Tasks Manage forestry inventory, wood flow modelling, land evaluation, and GIS modelling Provide strategic advice to CEO, General Manager Forestry and Harvesting Manager Prepare and monitor budgets for relevant sections Represent company and consult with regional bodies, stakeholders and industry groups Manage compilation of timber release […]

    Forest Information Specialist

    Perform analyses to provide alternative solutions and specialist information in forestry operations. Tasks Provide specialist knowledge for establishment, planning and overall management of forest plantations Provide specialist knowledge in GIS forestry operations (such as coordinating mapping processes through field data capture and reporting), regeneration, environmental planning, growth and yield analysis Develop working relationship with community, […]

    Food Scientist

    Develop new food products, improve existing products and set standards for producing, packaging and marketing food. Tasks Test food products for flavour, colour, taste, texture and nutritional content Advise on preserving, processing, packaging, storing and delivering foods Develop quality control procedures and safety standards for manufacture of food products Ensure clean conditions are maintained during […]

    Food Process Worker

    Process food and fibre using a wide range of equipment and methods and operate machines in a production or manufacturing environment. Alternative Titles and Specialisations Dairy Process Worker Fruit and Vegetable Process Worker Milk Processing Plant Operator Poultry Processor

    Food Microbiologist

    Research, detect and analyse micro-organisms that occur in food, and develop methods to detect and manage their effects on food quality and food safety. Alternative Titles Food Scientist Tasks Test samples from food products and production lines, isolating and identifying the microbes Prevent and control the spread of harmful microbes in the food industry Advise […]

    Food Marketing Manager

    Promote goods or services by managing profile of existing products, responding to consumer demand for new products, or developing new markets for goods or services. Alternative Titles Farmer’s Market Manager Food Distribution Manager Food Marketing Manager Sales Manager Product Manager Grain Marketer Tasks Manage marketing strategy Develop and maintain accounts with customers Analyse market and […]

    Food Distribution Manager

    Promote goods or services by managing profile of existing products, responding to consumer demand for new products, or developing new markets for goods or services. Alternative Titles Farmer’s Market Manager Food Distribution Manager Food Marketing Manager Sales Manager Product Manager Grain Marketer Tasks Manage marketing strategy Develop and maintain accounts with customers Analyse market and […]

    Fishing Hand

    Catch fish, crustaceans and molluscs using nets, pots, lines and traps in ocean and inland waters.  

    Fisheries Officer

    Tasks Patrol and investigate waterways to ensure that relevant laws and regulations are obeyed Inspect fishing vessels, leases and processing plants to ensure compliance Provide advise to industry on regulations and standards Monitor activities that affect marine and freshwater habitats Promote marine and freshwater management programs Provide information and advice on the protection of marine […]

    Fish Hatchery Manager

    Coordinate the activities of a commercial fish hatchery, including maintaining the standards of the operation and facilities. Tasks Oversee the transfer of mature brood stock between holding facilities Assist with the collection and fertilisation of eggs Incubate and handle spawn and fry Consult with industry and researchers on breeding and holding requirements Personal Requirements communication […]

    Fisher

    Use nets, lines and traps to harvest marine and freshwater produce. Repair and maintain equipment and plant. Employ communication and seamanship skills. Alternative Titles Deck Hand Skipper Tasks Operate or deploy buoys, anchors, nets, traps or pots Sort, clean, process, preserve and package catch Load, unload and stow catch, supplies and equipment Operate plant and […]

    Financial Planner

    Develops and implements financial plans for individuals, businesses, and organizations, utilizing knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, insurance, pension plans, and real estate: Interviews client to determine client’s assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and financial objectives.  Tasks: Analyzes client’s financial status, develops financial plan based on analysis of data, and discusses […]

    Abattoir Worker

    Handle, slaughter and process livestock, operate processing equipment and despatch products. Tasks Handle livestock before they enter the abattoir Slaughter animals Prepare carcasses by removing hide and internal organs Handle and process carcasses Bone and slice carcasses to prepare meat cuts for sale and further processing Process hides and pelts Process by-products Personal Requirements Observational […]

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