Job Details
  • Reference362762A_1599183678
  • LocationShepparton
  • SalaryAU$29 - AU$30 per hour
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted24 days ago
  • ConsultantAmanda Hay

Chandler Macleod is proudly partnering with the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority to assist local irrigated dairy, cropping, horticulture farmers as we battle through the current drought.

Positions available between Echuca/Shepparton to Yarrawonga ending 31st of October 2020

Working part or full time, a minimum of 2 days per week, we will hire you to engage in employment off-farm on various public good projects

  • Be part of a small supervised work crew.
  • Work on environmental public good projects such as weed eradication, fencing, revegetation, infrastructure maintenance etc in the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District.
  • Alignment of skills and interests to available projects.
  • Casual work hours of up to 8.5 hours per day, 2 - 4 days per week for a minimum of two months.
  • Protective clothing provided.
  • Opportunity to renew or upskill minimal training in OHS and first aid.
  • Individualised goal plan identifying further skills training in various TAFE or other appropriate courses, plus other career options (up to $1500 available per participant).
  • Program operating up to October 2020 (pending funding availability).


To be eligible you must:

  • Be a Farmer or a Farm Worker since 2019
  • Reside in the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District
  • Hold a Construction Induction card (white Card) or be willing to obtain (funding provided)
  • Hold a First Aid Certification or be willing to obtain (fund provided)
  • Hold a current Driver's Licence
  • Have a birth certificate or passport


This is a great opportunity to do something positive, earn an income, and join a team for social support and interaction.

Throughout the period, there will also be opportunities to develop your skills (training and some Cert's provided) and learn a bit about more about building your CV, applying for jobs and interview skills.

For more information please contact Amanda or Jordyn on 03 5825 6000 or email shepparton@chandlermacleod.com
No CV required for application, we will happily accept a brief outline of who you are when it asks to upload a CV (if you do not have one)