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Farm Attendant (Internal Applicants Only)

Apply now Job no:500490
Area:Office of Provost
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 03 ($52,291.58 - $58,050.18)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Gatton

The Office of the Director, Gatton Campus is responsible for ensuring the smooth and effective operations of the Gatton Campus of The University of Queensland, supporting academic teaching, research and community programs.  The Director's portfolio includes responsibility for the Gatton Dairy, Pig Unit, Equine Unit, Cropping Unit, Grazing Animal Unit, Queensland Animal Science Precinct, UQG-VEC and the Halls of Residence in addition to administration functions and OH&S.

 The University of Queensland Gatton Farms is located on the UQ Gatton Campus.  The farms cover 1,054 hectares and include a dairy, pig unit, poultry unit, sheep and goat herd, horticultural fields, plant nursery, post-harvest facilities, research laboratories and greenhouses, and an extensive range of plant and farm machinery. UQ Gatton Farms is spread across two locations. The main area of activities is on the Gatton Campus with another farm, Darbalara located 10 kilometers from the main campus. 

Information about the Faculty and the School may be accessed on the Faculty's web site at

The role

The role will assist the Farms Manager with the day to day operations of UQ Gatton Farms Dairy, Cropping, Grazing Animal and Pig Units.

 The person

The successful candidate will have completed a trades certificate or certificate III in a relevant field, or completion of a year 12, or certificate II with relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

 The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW Level 3. The remuneration package will be in the range $52,292 - $58,050 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $57,259 - $63,565 p.a.).

Position Description

500490 - Farm Attendant - Farms Office.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Adam McCullagh on +61 7 5460 1341 or

 To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

 For information on completing the application process click here.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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