Farm Hand

We are seeking an experienced farm hand to work on two properties located around the Bathurst area. One property is a sheep farming enterprise and the other property is a lucerne growing property under irrigation. Tasks would include, but not limited to;

  • Carry out duties as directed by management.
  • Setting up diesel and electric pumpsets for irrigation and stock water purposes
  • Setting up and shifting travelling irrigators.
  • Weed Spraying
  • Tractor Driving with a variety of implements including, but not limited to; Boom Spray, Speed Tiller, Mower Conditioner, Rake, Small & Large Square Balers, Round Baler, Seeders & Spreaders.
  • Hay cutting, raking and baling
  • Sheep husbandry work
  • Truck driving - HR
  • Earthmoving equipment operating (Loader, Excavator, Skid Steer)
  • Maintain stock water system
  • Maintain fences
  • Regular maintenance and repairs of plant and equipment
  • Welding
  • General farm labour

About You;

  • You will be able to demonstrate past experience in this role
  • You will be mechanically minded
  • You will be a responsible, honest, transparent, hard working person
  • You will posses appropriate fulfil the role
  • You will be a team player
  • You will be a quick learner
  • It would be a benefit if you had a knowledge of pumps and irrigation. 

To be considered you must have;

  • Broad Knowledge and experience in farm operations
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to keep accurate time sheets
  • Self motivation
  • Ability to demonstrate a genuine care for the well being of the company, and a sense of company ownership
  • Have own transport and drivers licence
  • The ability to work overtime  and Weekends if required.
  • A positive team player outlook
  • Understanding of basic business principles

We provide;

  • Great working conditions
  • Modern plant and equipment
  • Friendly team members
  • All the benefits of a permanent member of staff
  • Generous base hourly rate (plus overtime) plus superannuation based on your work experience.

09/06/2020 $0 Blue Mountains & Central West 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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