Applications now open for Graduate project officer.

The Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation (QDO) is the peak industry body representing the interests of and providing services to Queensland dairy farmers, with some 65% of Queensland dairy farmers being members. QDO is seeking to fill the position of graduate project officer.

The QDO graduate project officer will:

  • Undertake a range of extension activities with dairy farmers and administration tasks across a range of QDO projects

  • Assist with natural resource management projects including Rural Water Use Efficiency and the reef which focus on assisting farmers improve irrigation, sediment and nutrient management

  • Assist with the Energy savers program which undertakes energy audits of dairy farms and changing practices to reduce electricity use

  • Collecting samples from dairy farms to undertake Johnes Disease testing

  • Assist with programs aimed at improving farmers financial capacity and resilience

  • Work constructively as part of a small team

Candidates should demonstrate competency in:

  • Knowledge / experience in the dairy or other agricultural industries

  • Enthusiast person willing to get their hands dirty and achieve goals

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications preferred but not essential

This is a 1 year full-time contract suitable for graduates and people with limited professional work experience. You must be an Australian Citizen or have permanent residential status to be considered.

Please apply by 5pm Friday 1 February, 2019.

Search for Queensland Dairyfarmers' Organisation on or use this link to find details and to apply or if you know of anyone that might qualify please send this on.