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Terminal Operators | Fisherman Island

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

Port of Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Find your passion, grow your potential, and be part of our international team.

As the largest grain storage and handling network on the east coast of Australia, we operate more than 150 regional receival sites and seven bulk port terminals. We store and market wheat, barley, canola, sorghum and specialty commodities, connecting over 10,000 growers with more than 1,000 end-market customers across the food, beverage, edible oils and animal feed industries. Our people can be proud of the increasingly important essential service we provide across the food supply chain.

About the role

3-4 permanent, full-time positions offered under our current enterprise agreement.

Terminal Operators at our port-side grain terminals are critical to ensuring that we deliver an efficient and safe service in exporting and importing grains and other commodities. This includes wheat, barley, sorghum, pulses, woodchips, cement, sand and other products. 

The core activities of a terminal operator include rail and road receival, shipping, road outloading, plant hygiene, container packing, bunker storage operations and grain assessing, among others. As a member of a multi skilled work environment you will be expected to take on other activities within the plant in accordance with training and experience.

We provide you with the tools and training required to perform your job effectively and safely. We’re also proud to provide genuine opportunities for our people to take on more responsibility, allowing them to progress further, if desired.

Benefits at a glance:

  • Gross annual earning capacity upwards of $75,000 (factoring in a conservative view of additional hours, allowances, shift loading, bonus etc.) | dependent on grade under our agreement
    • Shift loading of 15, 17.5 or 30% - morning, afternoon and overnight respectively
    • Multiple task and time-based allowances | learn more and earn more!
    • Annual bonus potential based on site commodity throughput (avg. $10k / annum based on previous years)

About your experience

We’re seeking individuals with experience in plant operations in any industry or the ability / willingness to do this type of work. Additionally:

  • Flexibility to work nights / weekends when the terminal operates 24/7
  • Good communication, teamwork and customer service skills
  • Capacity to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Bonus: truck licence, loader, forklift or skid-steer experience.

In addition to providing proof of working rights and suitable professional referees, preferred candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical.

Do you share our passion for contributing to the success of a diverse, international team?

At GrainCorp, we value and respect the different perspectives and experiences our people bring to work each day. We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce – leading to a range of different thinking, perspectives and ideas that create the innovation we need to drive better business results. We aim to have a work environment where everyone feels included and everyone can realise their full potential.