Farm Hand - Permanent Full Time Position

Plenty of variety across different agricultural enterprises, Chance of skills upgrade, On farm cottage.

Do you: 

  • Have a passion for farming and agriculture
  • Like working outdoors and 
  • Want to self-isolate in rural north-west NSW

Then this might be the job for you!

 

About us

We are located 35kms north of Wee Waa, 65kms north west of Narrabri. Our business focuses on broadacre cropping, Irrigation and livestock (Sheep and Cattle) over 5500ha. We have modern up to date farming equipment that we are continually updating that runs with GPS.

We are passionate about what we do and are always looking to improve ourselves and our business. Currently, we are looking to grow our team and would like to employ someone who is willing to learn and grow with us.

 

Job Role

A full-time position is available. Farm duties would include: 

  • Cropping (broadacre and irrigation) sowing, spraying, harvesting, paddock recording, repairs and maintenance of all cropping equipment.
  • Livestock mustering, lamb/calf marking, animal health operations, feeding
  • General farm maintenance and repairs
  • Truck driving carting grain on farm to silo, hay/silage and the occasional livestock
  • Working together as a team
  • Ongoing training and education opportunities.

 

About You

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and energetic person who is willing to learn and challenge themselves. You will need to be able to work in a team environment and at times on your own. Most importantly you must be able to communicate honestly and openly.

You must have a positive attitude and be willing to grow and challenge yourself as the business does. You need to be self-motivated and take pride in your work.

 

The following skills and accreditation's would be an advantage but not necessary:

  • Solid cropping knowledge.
  • Experience operating large machinery, including tractors, spray rigs and headers.
  • Chemical handling accreditation or willingness to get one.
  • General welding, maintenance and mechanical knowledge.
  • MR truck licence or willingness to get one.
  • Be competent with GPS systems.

 

Details

  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience. 
  • 42.5 hours per week, but the ability to be flexible during busy times is essential. 
  • There will be a 6 month probationary period. 
  • There is a two bedroom, one bathroom cottage (semi furnished) available.
  • A work vehicle will be included for business use.

 

Applicants must

  • Be enthusiastic, motivated and energetic.
  • Be physically fit.
  • Be a non-smoker.
  • Have a current drivers licence.
  • Understand that there are certain times of the year that you will be required to work weekends and public holidays (harvest, sowing etc).

 

Please also include contact details of 2 work referees.

23/03/2020 $0 Tamworth & North West NSW 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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