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Irrigation Controller

Kenley, Vic

  • Serious Career Challenge
  • World’s Largest Almond Grower
  • Cutting edge of Smart Farming

Full Time



Full Description

  • Serious Career Challenge
  • World’s Largest Almond Grower
  • Cutting edge of Smart Farming

About the Company

Our client’s team has achieved impressive results. In 2012 we took over 12,000 Ha of distressed trees, nine years later we have 15,000 Ha of best-in-Class yields. High expectations, professional people, and a willingness to invest in new technologies has seen the team globally recognised.


About the role

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


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



Education / Experience / Skills

You will have an understanding of drip irrigation systems, system design and function and a strong knowledge in the use and storage of fertilisers. You will also have the energy and drive to persevere through long seasons, reasonable business and financial acumen (or at least the willingness to learn) and excellent interpersonal and team leadership skills to drive a high performance team culture.


Agribusiness Recruitment Pty Ltd thanks all applicants. However, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

For confidential enquiries call Nick, Andrew, Peter or Cameron on 08 8373 1122 and Email your resume in Word format to
 quoting J3323 or apply via

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