Senior Farm Hand

Innovative and Dedicated Team, First Class Facilities, Opportunities to Develop Skills.

Riverside Christian College

Senior Farm Hand

We have an opportunity for a Senior Farm Hand to join our innovative and dynamic team. Riverside Christian College is a rapidly growing independent Christian School with a Day School and a Distance Education department. The College Farm is situated at Maryborough West on the beautiful Fraser Coast and consists of approximately 20 hectares supporting a mixed operation of breeding and showing cattle, hay and pasture production. The Farm is a living classroom for students to develop their skills to participate in the Agricultural industry.

Our vision is to provide quality Christian education that develops character and empowers students to impact their community.

To do this we strive to be leaders of excellence in:

 Teaching and Learning;

 Faith Development;

 Community Engagement; and

 Organisational rigour in a safe and secure environment.

What are we looking for

Riverside Christian College is seeking a Senior Farm hand with experience in the operation of a mixed farming property. The successful applicant will be a a practical self-starter who will assist the Farm Manager/Head of Agriculture to operate the Farm to achieve a successful commercial and educational enterprise.

The successful applicant must be willing take direction and show initiative. 

Essential Criteria

  • A minimum of 3 years practical experience in Agriculture.
  • Relevant post secondary qualifications or Higher (willingness to procure Certificate III Agriculture).
  • Demonstrated experience in operating and maintaining a range of modern farming machinery including tractors and mowers.
  • Proven ability to work without instruction and have a high attention to detail in all aspects of farming operations.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Blue Card (can be obtained through the College if required).
  • Strong Christian values and understanding of the College Christian ethos.

What you need to provide

Your application needs to include the following:

  • A succinct outline of how you meet the essential criteria.
  • Your resume.
  • Current mobile telephone contact details.

The Next Step

If your application is accepted for the next stage you will be invited to attend an interview. This interview will be your opportunity to express to the College why you are a great Senior Farm Hand and how you will fit into the College environment.

Applications Close 5 pm Friday 3 July  2020


22/06/2020 $0 Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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