Farmhand

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Wagga Wagga NSW
Salary: $70,000 (incl. house & super)

Start Date:
July 2017

Who We Need

We have an exciting job opportunity to join a top performing, privately owned mixed enterprise farm. This prime position is located in the vibrant Albury/Wagga Wagga area of regional New South Wales.

Our client is an Australian, family-owned company committed to delivering quality products. They are seeking an enthusiastic farmhand to join their team and grow alongside the business. The role allows you to utilize your previous agricultural experience whilst gaining further skills with an established and success agribusiness.

Job Description

As a Farmhand you will be actively involved in the day to day operation of the farm, including operating and repairing machinery, grazing and pasture management, assisting during shearing, driving tractors and general maintenance. We are seeking a proactive and enthusiastic individual with great communication skills and a strong work ethic. The ideal candidate will have mechanical aptitude and experience operating, maintaining, and repairing equipment. Your ability to show initiative, generate ideas, and work within a team environment will see you succeed in this role.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Grazing and pasture management
• Animal health and husbandry including feeding, drenching and vaccinating
• Assisting during shearing
• Tractor and machinery operations including maintenance
• Coordination and logistics of Contractors
• General property repairs and maintenance

QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES
• Honest, reliable and willing to accept responsibility
• Focused on delivering results
• Strong health and safety awareness and focus
• Good communications
• Ability to work independently and in a team
• Current Drivers Licence including HR

PREFERRED SKILLS
• Sheep and working dog knowledge
• Farm machinery operations
• Mechanical experience including welding
• Crop agronomy
• Chemical accreditation and application

Key Job Info

  • Location: Albury/Wagga region, NSW
  • Salary: $70,000 (incl. house, superannuation)
  • Agricultural & mechanical experience will be highly regarded
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