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Pest Control Officer - Emerald

Employment Type:  Permanent (Full Time)
Business Area:  Operations & Commercial
Division:  Operations

Emerald, Queensland, AU

A shared passion for our people.

Our people can be proud that, as a leading international agri-business, we provide an increasingly important service across the food and beverage supply chain.

About our team

GrainCorp connects more than 10,000 grain growers with local and international customers via Australia’s largest silo network, with a storage capacity of over 20 million tonnes, seven bulk port elevators and two specialty port terminals. Innovation, integration and partnership are the foundations on which we are growing into our second century with customers at the heart of all that we do. 

Protecting the quality of grain stored across GrainCorp’s expansive network of country and port facilities is a critical responsibility, tasked to our expert and dedicated regional pest control teams.

About the role

Based at our site in Emerald, we are looking to secure a Pest Control Officer to join the QLD Grain Protection team. This can be a physically demanding position so will suit an energetic individual who is enthusiastic and keen to learn. 

You’ll report to the Grain Protection Supervisor and travel to sites in the region to:

  • Inspect site infrastructure and storage assets for hygiene and cleanliness
  • Monitor and carry out a wide range of pest control and fumigation procedures
  • Direct activities of pest control trainees / assistants that support this role
  • Provide expert advice and training as required, to site staff in the region.
  • Undertake work in compliance with relevant safety and environmental policies and procedures
  • Completing reporting, audit and other activities as required.

About your experience

This position is a rewarding opportunity for someone with a keen interest in a technical trade or looking to bring some transferable skills across from an existing trade. Whilst our preference would be to bring someone onboard with the skills already; we are more than happy to train and develop an indivdual who is interested in this particualr area of agribusiness. 

Successful applicants for this position could hold a fumigation license and would have experience gained in a related industry (logistics and supply chain, agriculture, construction, etc.) OR we are open-minded to a range of experiences and for the right candidate - we will train!

You will have an unrestricted driver’s licence, and ideally a H or M class licence
The willingness to travel and be away from home for short periods at a time is essential.

Ready to apply? / How do you apply?

The next steps are easy!  Simply submit your application and one of our team will reach out for a chat to discuss your background in more detail. We are looking forward to speaking to you! 

In addition to providing proof of working rights and suitable professional referees, progressed candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical. A current, valid driver’s licence is also required.