Join our team

Our staff are the heart of Australian Food & Fibre (AFF) and are the key to what we do. With a wide range and depth of knowledge, skills and experience across our workforce and a community-focused, inclusive culture, we could have a long-term career opportunity for you.

Our rich and diverse workforce hold professional, technical, administrative, and operational roles across New South Wales. Our broad reach across the industry, coupled with on-the-job training and internal and external education, means AFF can offer plenty of rewarding and exciting opportunities to kick-start or take your career to the next level.

We are an agricultural company, but you may be surprised to know that we offer a diverse range of career opportunities, including:

  • All facets of farming including machine operations, crop management, irrigation and harvest
  • Heavy vehicle, auto, small engine and diesel mechanics, metal fabrication and inventory parts management and control
  • Electricians and electrical trade assistants
  • Ginning operations – the mechanical process of cleaning and separating the seed from the lint fibres
  • Domestic commodity logistics, operations and planning
  • Warehousing and distribution, including rail operations oversight
  • International trade operations – whereby we ship our cotton and cottonseed to our overseas customers
  • Grower services – developing and managing relationships with ginning customers, including marketing and logistics
  • Sales and marketing of cotton, cottonseed, cereals, pulses and other oilseeds
  • Cotton classing
  • Information technology, including data and systems management
  • Financial roles, including accounting, analysis, modelling, forecasting and transactional services
  • Payroll management
  • Corporate and operational compliance, including Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programme oversight
  • Specialist development work within our Project Management Office (PMO) – a portfolio of programmes of work and discrete projects
  • Human Resources, including recruitment and talent management
  • AFF Leadership Pathway – where successful applicants enter a tailored programme to support them in their management career

Seasonal employment

The seasonal nature of our business means we are often looking for employees who seek an unforgettable and rewarding experience working with people as grounded and down-to-earth as the cotton we grow. With agricultural roles located across New South Wales, competitive remuneration and accommodation available, we could have the right employment opportunity for you.

A seasonal job with AFF can include:

  • Grain harvesting
  • Cotton planting
  • Cotton irrigation
  • Cotton picking
  • Cotton ginning
  • Cotton warehousing
  • Cotton classing