The Lucas Group
Job Title Irrigation Supervisor
Date Posted 3/3/2018
Area/Specialty HORT PRODUCTION/Nuts
Location Sunraysia region, VIC
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id SM2874
Job Description

- Industry leading company

- Large-scale orchard

- Sunraysia region VIC


This company is one of Australia’s largest almond growers, managing orchards in the Sunraysia and Riverland regions with a strategy of growth over the next few years. This is an excellent opportunity to step into an industry leading company and demonstrate your “hands on” irrigation management capabilities.


Working with Orchard Management, the Irrigation Supervisor will ensure yield optimisation and sustainable growth of almond trees at the farm through effective and efficient irrigation planning, implementation and maintenance of irrigation systems and programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out day to day functions with a high standard of WH&S awareness
  • Plan, monitor and manage efficient and timely delivery of water and fertilizer
  • Maintain irrigation infrastructure and coordinate timely servicing and repairs
  • Ensure recording of irrigation and fertigation programs and provide data as required
  • Ensure Irrigation Assistants on farm are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated

Skills and Experience


  • Experience working with large-scale irrigation systems
  • Irrigation infrastructure repair & maintenance experience
  • A valid Driver’s Licence
  • ChemCert qualifications
  • Senior First Aid Certificate (or willingness to complete)


  • Experience in drip irrigation system and irrigation software systems (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Almond industry/horticulture (desirable)


An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Sarah Malik on +61 8 8201 9999 quoting reference number SM2874, or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.