Live in Farm Caretaker / Manager - Private Residence

This role is to maintain and manage a small hobby/aquaculture farm and main homestead in the South West of WA, one hour from Perth, residing full time on the property.

Reporting directly to the owners of the farm who do not reside on the property, the successful applicant must be organised, hard-working and be able to work unsupervised.

Some duties will include:

  • Overseeing the security of the farm;
  • Supervising and managing all livestock (marron, poultry and steers);
  • Maintaining fences;
  • Maintaining gardens and vegetable gardens and general upkeep of the main homestead;
  • General handyman duties.

The role is for an immediate start and salary will be paid commensurate with the applicants experience. A caretakers home (fully furnished) and vehicle for farm related use will be provided.

Selection Criteria:

  • Farm experience on a cattle or aquaculture farm;
  • Experience in operating tractors, mowers and other farm machinery equipment;
  • Experience in a caretaking role of some sort;
  • Proven gardening knowledge and experience;
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health, Safety & Welfare Act;
  • Must be able to provide a current police clearance certificate.

This role is a permanent, long-term position and may suit a retired person. Backpackers and those seeking short-term employment need not apply.

 

10/03/2020 $0 Mandurah & Peel 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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