Thomas Elder Institute Graduate Agronomy Program – Expression of Interest

Elders Rural Services

Job Description

  • Gain valuable knowledge and skills
  • Expert training provided to learn and grow on the job with a team of professionals
  • Staff benefits on offer and access to discounted products and services
  • Opportunity to start your career with Elders

For 180 years, Elders has been synonymous with rural Australia. More than just real estate, farm supplies or livestock agency, we’re an integrated agribusiness focused on creating real value for all our stakeholders in both Australian and international markets.

The Thomas Elder Institute

The Thomas Elder Institute has been established by Elders to increase our involvement in R&D and capability development activities for the benefit of the Australian agricultural industries. The graduate agronomy program will be managed through the institute utilising training and development opportunities both within the Elders network and through our supplier partners and extensive industry relationships.

The Role

We are seeking graduates wanting to pursue a career in agronomy to take part in a two-year tailored program designed to provide you with the opportunity to learn through working in the field with our experts.  The program provides an excellent start to your career through working with an industry leader. The program offers the opportunity to work in multiple locations, gain exposure and increase your knowledge in various cropping segments across Australia.

During the program, you will be supported by our experienced agronomists and technical staff to develop the skills to provide growers with the latest in agricultural technology through a diverse range of crop protection products, seed, fertiliser and plant nutrition services through the provision of cutting-edge agronomic advice.

The Person

To be successful, tertiary qualifications in a related discipline are essential.  You will be a confident self-starter, with a passion for agricultural production and a rural lifestyle.  A positive team member, you will have a willingness to learn, motivation to succeed, as well as strong communication and problem solving skills to be able to provide sound technical advice to your clients.

For further information about this exciting position, please contact Graham Page, Head of Technical Services on 0428 844 ***.

Apply now for the 2021 graduate program!  Applications close 6 September 2020. When applying, please attach a copy of your most recent academic transcript.

At Elders, we want our people to reflect the communities we operate in, and encourage applications from a diverse range of people, backgrounds and experiences.

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