This position is listed on behalf of the employer. Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers is not a producing farm and is providing this as a referral service for agribusinesses who request assistance in finding suitable workers for current positions.


Role: Casual Tractor Operator/Field Hand
Hours: 25-38hrs pw
Award: $28 – $30 / hour Horticulture Award

About the Business:

The employer is a local family-run business that has become the largest producer of field-grown snacking tomatoes in Australia. We have transformed a small snacking tomato farm into a quality focussed grower with multiple farms and a state-of-the-art packing facility near Bundaberg servicing chain stores, local and interstate markets with premium quality fruit and produce!

We are a large team of passionate people, and we are looking for a value-driven individual to join our team.

The farm is situated in the Bundaberg region, approximately 10km from Bundaberg CBD

About the Role

As the Tractor operator / Field hand, you will be responsible for operating tractors, planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops.
We are looking for highly motivated and flexible employee willing to work as a team supporting the field’s general duties.
You will work with our team to ensure our business goals are met.
We are an inclusive, diverse, and friendly business striving to improve and achieve more.
You will report to the Farm Manager and Directors. 
Key Duties may include but not limited to
  • Operating tractors.
  • Fertilise, remove weeds, apply pesticides, and report the conditions of crops.
  • Harvest, inspect, sort, and load crops for shipment.
  • Irrigate fields and maintain sources of water and equipment, such as pumps and pipes.
  • Make minor repairs and maintain farm equipment, enclosures, and fences.
  • Prepare soil for planting.
  • Follow food safety procedures.
Candidate selection
  • Valid drivers licence and reliable transport – required
  • Comfortable working with diverse groups
  • Experience operating tractors – required
  • Previous experience in the same or similar role
  • You will have strong communication skills – required
  • Physically fit and prepared to work in a range of weather conditions
  • Willing to work flexible hours


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, to apply email your resume to: to be forwarded for employer consideration.

To apply, please:

Submit your application via email with

1. Cover letter that addresses the key selection criteria
2. Detailed resume (including min. 2 professional referees)
3. Advise of your rights to work in Australia (are you an Australian citizen or VISA holder with working rights?)

By submitting an application you agree to have your details provided to the employer, applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be shortlisted for employer consideration.