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Pest Control Officer - Cootamundra

Our Reference:  2145
Job Function:  Trades & Services
Employment Type:  Permanent (Full Time)
Business Area:  Operations & Commercial
Division:  Operations

Cootamundra, New South Wales, AU

A shared passion for our people.

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

About our team

What did you have for breakfast today? Whether it’s the flour in your toast or the grain in your cereal, it’s highly likely that GrainCorp helped get it onto your plate!

As we find new ways to connect rural communities with food, animal feed and industrial customers around the world, we are proud to say we’re leading the way in sustainable agriculture.  

About the role

We’re seeking an enthusiastic and flexible Pest Control Officer to join the NSW Grain Protection team, based at our site in Cootamundra.

You’ll report to the Grain Protection Manager 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 career path. You'll have some experience in trades and services, building and construction, transport and logistics, or agriculture. You have a genuine passion for, or interest in, the grains and wider agricultural industry. 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 as is the capacity to work at heights and in confined spaces.

In addition to providing proof of working rights and suitable professional referees, progressed 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.