OBI actively recruiting for Australian farming jobs

Due to Australia’s ongoing labor shortages, the search is on for suitably skilled workers to fill farm positions.

Australian-based OBI Recruitment has secured immediate vacancies in Australia for combine operators, cotton picker drivers, tractor and licensed truck drivers and farm mechanics. 

Due to Australia’s ongoing labor shortages, the search is on for suitably skilled workers to fill such positions.  

If you have experience in agriculture and a taste for adventure, then Australia needs your skills urgently. 

Since 1997, OBI Recruitment has been helping U.S. workers head Down Under through sponsored employment arrangements and on working holidays. 

OBI Recruitment holds a federal labor agreement which means they are one of the few recruitment companies who can sponsor Americans with experience in agriculture to live and work in Australia.  

Blake Thomas from Tennessee has just completed his first working visa which was organized by OBI Recruitment. He spent most of 2011 working on a cotton farm in outback New South Wales, all because of a phone call he made to OBI Recruitment. 

“I saw some jobs listed on their website and figured why not give it a go,” Blake says. 

“It’s the greatest experience I’ve ever had. I’ve learned so much about the farming industry, and got to visit Sydney and Brisbane as well.

“OBI Recruitment made the process so easy. They handled all the paperwork; all I had to do was get on a plane.”

Blake plans to return to Australia once he has had time to catch up with his family and friends in the USA. 

“Australia is really beautiful and the work has been fantastic and I can’t wait to come back. I encourage anyone thinking about working in Australia to act now.”

If the immigration process seems a bit daunting, don’t be concerned Because of its labor agreement, OBI Recruitment will take on the entire risk of bringing the right workers into Australia.

Director Peter Martin says the firm handles all immigration processes and applications. “This means applicants arrive in Australia legally able to work,” Peter says. 

“All the paperwork has been completed and approved by OBI Recruitment and the Australian Government. They can start work immediately.”

Holding this agreement usually guarantees that applicants will be afforded preferential treatment during processing. This can make approval times be granted faster than applicants with the standard 457 business sponsorship. 

“You’ll be learning new skills, working with new technologies and experiencing a new culture. And making new friends. The knowledge you will take back to the USA will be invaluable, and will help set you on your career path in your home country.”

If living and working in Australia’s farming sector sounds interesting to you, then call OBI

Recruitment’s U.S.-based agent at 713-866-4098 or visit There are jobs waiting for you now. 


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