Work in the industry

CANEGROWERS helps members find workers for their farms and tries to match people looking for work with positions available in our dynamic industry. A list of the positions currently on offer and job seekers is below.

You can also click here to register your vacant position or work search information. Remember to include:

  • Details of the worker or position you are seeking
  • The area of Queensland you are in (or seeking work in)
  • What skills or licences you hold or require
  • Telephone and email contact details

We'll publish it on this page for four weeks and in the available next edition of Australian Canegrower magazine. Don't forget to tell us when the position is filled or you find a job!

CANEGROWERS is unable to assist overseas travellers with short term farm work for visa extensions. The best place to look is the Federal Government's Harvest Trail resource.

Jobs Vacant

  • Posted 20 April 2018: Haulout Operator required 2018 season, Carmila area. Ph. 0407701298
  • Posted 6 April 2018: Cane carter/farm hand required for up coming season. Above award rates with a 5 on 3 off roster. Calen area (via Mackay). Caravan parks close by for accommodation. Phone 0408190493
  • Posted 6 April 2018: Sugar cane haulout operator wanted for the 2018 season working south of Sarina area. Experience preferred. John Deere tractors with 14t Carta bins. Ph: 0417611809
  • Posted  April 2018: Experienced haulout operators wanted for Calen area 2018 season. Ph 0429067022
  • Posted 26 March 2018: Harvester Operator Wanted for Billet Planting. Hourly Rate. For more information Ph. 0418784020
  • Posted 13 March 2018: Sugarcane Harvester Drivers required for 2018 season. Experience required. Preseason maintenance work available. Isis Mill cane supply area. Please contact on or 0428798931

Work Wanted

Note: Job listings will be posted for 4 weeks. Contact us to renew if you are still seeking work.

  • Posted 20 April 2018: 2018 cane season work wanted in the Mackay area. No experience but hard worker. HR Licence. I live locally. Tom 0447035026
  • Posted 20 April 2018: Looking for work for 2018 crush in Isis areas. 2 seasons operating full track harvesters. Organising of cane bin allocations for sugar mill etc. 5 seasons with haulout gear, elevators, side-tippers, roll on roll off, artics etc. MC licence, experience in all trucking, road trains, B doubles etc. Farm work skills, mechanically minded, energetic, hard worker, reliable, conscientious worker. Phone Daniel on 0429993646 or email
  • Posted 5 April 2018: Work wanted in the Burdekin or Cairns region. 10 years experience in all types of plant and cane machinery, including tractors, artics, side-tippers, elevators etc. Reliable conscientious worker. Please phone Ray on 0458798020 or email:
  • Posted 26 March 2018: Looking for work for 2018 crush in Cairns/Mossman areas. Heaps of experience, 8 seasons with all types of haul out gear - elevator, side tippers and trucks, artict. etc. Available to do pre-season work. Repairs and maintenance experience as well as farm work skills. Please phone 0455215197 or email
  • Posted 13 March 2018: Looking for a post of cane harvester operator and haul out driver and preseasons mechanic for the crushing season 2018 (Mackay area). Well experienced. From Mauritius. Email: Ph. +23057523057 Mobile: +230-4196071