Attractive Salary Package negotiable incl. housing+utilities, Located only 6km to a great vibrant town with full facilities, become integral part of business.
We are family operated grain and sheep farm 260km east of Perth seeking an operations farm manager (2IC) to become an integral part of our farm. We grow a range of grains & sheep/lambs for meat & wool.
Merredin is a great country town full of facilities, schools (PP-Y12) and a hospital, sports, arts & entertainment. Housing + utilities included on farm or in the township with rent subsided depending on circumstance. We are located only 6km from town.
*Salary package negotiable depending on skills and experience.
You role will be to assist/take some ownership with the day to day operations of the cropping and livestock programs along side the owner/manager. If you enjoy a diverse range of tasks, then this job is for you. If you are mechanic we will ask you to use your skills and seasonally service machinery. will also able to teach you new skills and upskill if desirable in aspects of farming.
Depending on your skills and experience you bring, your duties will include but not limited to:
- Day to day tasks at hand using machinery, some tools and manual jobs
- machinery operations various machines including either loaders, harvester, airseeder or sprayer using GPS systems- depending where your skills are.
- Some truck driving (generally short distances).
- Manage livestock, assist with moving to pasture paddocks or bring them in when required.
- General farm duties may include some fencing and maintenance jobs on the farm
You must be:
- fit & healthy & a NON smoker
- Able to work alone and in a team
- good attitude towards working & living in the country
- williness to work long hours when required
- Good understanding of farm operations & what is involved
-Worked safely at all times.
A farming background or experience in trade or a machinery background is essential. Mechanics is most desirable not essential.
A truck license or willing to get one (min HR up to a MC) is expected.