Diverse family-owned business, Accommodation available, Southern Grampians location.
Dunkeld Pastoral Co Pty Ltd is a family-owned company with its principal base at Dunkeld in the southern Grampians region of Victoria. The company manages a diverse range of businesses across the agricultural, land management and tourism sectors.
In Dunkeld this consists of a large farming business integrating high productivity grazing enterprises with a dedicated conservation and land management program, as well as a horticultural team managing gardens, landscaping, orchards and vegetable production. In addition, the company owns the renowned Royal Mail Hotel, also located in Dunkeld.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As an experienced Farm Hand your role is to be a team player and contribute to the success of the Farm with your fellow workers. Your work will vary each day - from working with sheep, cattle, fencing, machinery, chemicals and general farm related duties. Safety will be at the forefront of everything you do!
Reporting to the Blackwood Farm Manager, you will:
Ensure the highest standards of animal health and welfare
Maintain accurate stock, chemical and feeding records
Operate and maintain plant and equipment;
Adhere to company policies and safe work procedures
Ensure OHS policies and procedures are strictly followed.
You will be a resilient, energetic and self-motivated individual, keen to get stuck in and get the job done.
Ideally you will have:
Two years experience in a similar role
Sound knowledge of procedures, initiates & completes operational tasks that contribute to the team
Demonstrated experience in the management and handling of livestock
Ability to support and work towards safe work procedures
Willingness to learn new systems of work
Demonstrated ability to follow directions from management and peers and work as a valuable team member
Motorbike skills are advantageous
Trained working dogs
Accommodation and reasonable utilities will be provided
Additional benefits and allowances are provided
Close proximity to the Southern Grampians and local outdoor activities (fishing, local rodeos, Dunkeld races, rock climbing, canoeing, etc).
Collaborative team environment
Gain experience working in a beautiful part of country Victoria