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Grain Protection Officer

Date Published:  02-Dec-2019
Employment Type:  Full-time

The CBH Group is an integrated grain supply chain co-operative owned and controlled by approximately 4,200 Western Australian grain growing businesses. CBH is Australia’s largest co-operative, with operations extending along the grain supply chain from storage, handling and transport to marketing and processing. Our safety vision is that everyone returns home safely at the end of each work day. We’re committed to providing a safe, healthy and productive work environment with a diverse and inclusive culture.

The Grain Protection Officer based in Esperance, will provide grain protection throughout the CBH supply chain and will be responsible for the fumigation of grain, reporting of pesticide stock and fumigation activities, weed control programs, implementation of rodent and feral bird control programs and hygiene checks.


The Grain Protection Officer will also be required to perform Receival Points Operator duties when appropriate, which will include receiving, storing and out loading grain, in addition to operating and maintaining storage facilities in an efficient and hygienic manner.


Skills and Experience

It is essential for applicants to possess the following:

  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Be self motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Valid Fumigator's and Pesticide License, or considered eligible to undertake training to obtain (CBH provided)
  • Valid C class drivers licence
  • Bend, stretch, lift, climb and be deemed physically fit in accordance with the CBH operational worker pre-employment medical
  • Work at heights, confined spaces and in areas with high grain dust concentrations
  • Demonstrated experience in time management, planning or providing customer service 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite


The following criteria is highly desirable:

  • Prior experience in fumigation and pesticide application
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • Knowledge of Pest Control Regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Elevated Work Platform and Senior First Aid Certificates
  • Possession of a valid MR or HR driver’s licence


To be successful in this role, you will need to reside in Esperance, or in a nearby area. This position does not offer FIFO or DIDO. Applications must include an up to date resume and a Cover Letter.

If this position is right for you, apply before close of business Wednesday 18th December 2019.  Alternatively, for further information please contact Emma Stannage on 9237 9705.  To find out more about working at CBH go to


We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications are received prior.

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