Irrigation Scheme Operator (re-advertised position) 

Tasmanian Irrigation (TI) is seeking to appoint a Scheme Operator on a permanent, full-time basis. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in the significant contribution Tasmanian Irrigation is making within Tasmania’s thriving agricultural industry. 

The position is based in Southern Tasmania. The successful applicant will have 3-5 years relevant experience in irrigation or an equivalent vocation and will, ideally reside in or be prepared to reside within the region. 

In order to complete the relevant duties the successful applicant will be required to undertake field work at various locations within the regions and also from time to time on other TI  schemes. 

To be considered for this position you must be confident, positive, and adaptable. The successful applicants will have excellent communication skills, able to work as part of a busy team, the ability to work unsupervised, meet timeframes and ability to thrive under pressure. 

Specific duties include, but are not limited to: 

• co-ordinating the operations of the irrigation schemes in the region 

• operating and maintaining irrigation scheme delivery systems 

• operating, monitoring and maintaining dams and pump stations, and 

• completing and documenting water meter reads 

A package commensurate with qualifications and experience is offered. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Please click here for the position description. Only applications that address the selection criteria will be considered for this role. 

Applications should be submitted to Dianna Shearer, Tasmanian Irrigation Pty Ltd, PO Box 84, Evandale, 7212, or email by COB Monday, 22 April 2019.