We are one of the world’s leading grains research organisations.

We’re responsible for planning, investing in and overseeing research, development and extension (RD&E) for 25 leviable grain crops. We invest in RD&E to create enduring profitability for Australian grain growers.

Our organisation is committed to attracting the best people to help us achieve our purpose. We’re a value driven organisation committed to the principles of equal opportunity, merit and fairness.

We also operate under our agreed behaviours:

  • Be Genuine
  • Respect for self and others
  • Deliver outcomes for growers
  • Create Connections and community.

We offer a diverse range of opportunities across various locations in Australia. You’ll get a chance to work with dedicated professionals in a collaborative and innovative environment.

Employee Value Proposition

We’re committed to supporting our staff and offer great, competitive benefits to enrich our GRDC employee experience.

Our Employee Value Proposition (EVP) Framework strikes at the heart of our core work and highlights the benefits offered to our employees. This includes:

  • Performance
  • Leadership
  • Culture
  • Talent.

This EVP gives our staff career development opportunities, work life balance and flexible working arrangements. Explore the framework and its offerings.



  • Learning and development
  • Performance management
  • Performance based rewards
  • Career development
  • Professional development


  • Leadership model
  • Leadership development
  • Emerging leaders


  • Values & behaviours
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Safe & enabled
  • Social connection
  • Work/life intergration
  • Inclusive & diverse workforce


  • Power of purpose
  • Employee benefits
  • Recognition program
  • Roles for broad exposure & influence


If you are passionate about the grains industry and think you’re the right fit for the role, we encourage you to apply.

If you have any questions about working at GRDC please contact us.

Current opportunities

Current positions