Rural Enterprises

1 x Header and 2 x Chaser Bin Operators, Munglinup, WA

WA Great Southern
July 9, 2024
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Job Description

*FANTASTIC employer with GREAT feedback*
Our candidate from last season said: “They were great employers, encouraging and included everyone in the decision-making process. The accommodation was good, and they had good quality machinery.”
Our client, located in Munglinup, Western Australia (100km west of Esperance) with an 8,000Ha cropping program, requires an experienced Header Operator and 2 experienced Chaser Bin Operators commencing early November to mid-late December. Operating Fendt and New Holland machinery. Must be experienced!  Great hourly rates, accommodation and dinner included. 
Good things to know:

  • 1 hour drive from Esperance;
  • 8,000Ha cropping program;
  • New, well maintained Fendt and New Holland machinery;
  • Team: 4-5 Operators, Manager and Owner;
  • Couples and friends travelling together welcome.

About the role:

  • Chaser Bin Operators: Operating new Fendt Tractors with 30t or 36t bins;
  • Header Operator: Operating New Holland Harvester.

About you:

  • Must have broadacre farming background;
  • Chaser: must have 1-2 seasons experience;
  • Header: must have previous Header operating experience;
  • Strong mechanical aptitude – ability to diagnose problems independently (blockages, hydraulics);
  • Good communication skills;
  • Have the ability to work unsupervised;
  • Driver’s licence – C class minimum;
  • Non-smokers preferred.

What’s on offer:

  • Hourly rate: $30-$45, depending on experience;
  • Hours: 10-12 hour days, 7 days a week, weather dependent;
  • Accommodation: quarters and/or house;
  • Meals: dinner provided on working days;
  • Work vehicle provided.