Leading Hand

Your Employer: 

Canterbury Farm is a family owned business located 18km from Northcliffe town.

The farm produces Avocados, Truffles, Beef and Blueberries. The beef and blueberry enterprises are one year into Organic Certification and we manage the avocados and truffles to balance the soil and build and maintain soil biology. The various enterprises on the farm mean there is always something going on. 

The Role: 

We are seeking an enthusiastic person to fill the role of Leading Hand. This role would be ideal for someone who already has some knowledge or is keen to learn about regenerative farming. This is initially a 4-5 day a week casual role subject to seasonal changes. 

The role will be directed by and reported to the farm manager and include the following tasks:

  • Pruning
  • Mowing
  • Fertiliser application
  • Reticulation maintenance
  • Harvesting avocados and truffle
  • Chipping avocado and oak wood
  • Weed Spraying
  • Applying mulch
  • Fencing
  • Moving cattle
  • Machine use, tractor, cherry picker etc
  • Machine maintenance and repair

We are seeking the skills of an experienced, enthusiastic person to join our team. Promotional opportunity may be possible for the right person.

Skills & Experience: 

We encourage people to apply who have very good communication and people skills that can support a good working environment and have experience in some, or all of the following:

  • Horticulture 
  • Fertilisation/chemistry/agronomy
  • Machine use, understanding, maintenance and repair
  • First aid
  • Spray ticket
  • EWP ticket
  • Computer and reporting skills
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Previous avocado, tree crop and or cattle management
  • Clearance to work permanently in Australia

Award rate will be paid initially and will be renegotiated on a three monthly basis depending on how you fulfil the role.

22/06/2020 $0 Bunbury & South West 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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