Rural Enterprises

General Farm Hand, Brookton WA

WA Wheatbelt
May 17, 2024
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Job Description

A General Farm Hand is required on a mixed property with a 2,600Ha cropping program and sheep located near Brookton, Western Australia (155km south-east of Perth).  Machinery operation and animal husbandry experience are essential.  CASE and New Holland machinery.  Attractive salary with accommodation and vehicle available.  
 
About the role:

  • All aspects of farming operations
  • CASE and New Holland machinery
  • Machinery operation during busy seeding and harvest periods – air seeding, deep ripping, chaser and truck driving
  • General farm duties such as fencing, paddock clean up, machinery maintenance, loader work, spreading, spraying
  • 2,000 Merino sheep + weaners – duties include feeding and yard work including drafting, drenching, marking
  • Working in a team of 2

About You:

  • Experience with machinery operation and maintenance
  • Have a passion for the agriculture industry
  • Ability to work with technology
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to work with sheep
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions.
  • Honest, reliable, observant.
  • Ability to work alone and part of a team
  • Strictly non-smoking!
  • Desirable Skills:
    • spraying experience
    • mechanically minded
    • truck licence
    • welding experience

What’s on offer:

  • Salary: Up to $85,000, depending on experience
  • Hours: Standard 8 hours per day, 5 days per week; up to 12 hours per day during seeding and harvest periods, 6-7 days per week
  • Accommodation: choice of 4 bedroom, 1 bathroom house, or single bedroom in a self contained donga with utilities included
  • Work ute provided
  • Cooked dinner can be supplied during seeding and harvest periods
  • 20kms to Brookton township which has a School (Kindergarten to Year 10) with school bus passing by property, supermarkets, service station, Doctors surgeries, chemist, bank, hairdresser and more
  • 90kms to High School for Year’s 11 and 12 located in Narrogin

ALL ENQUIRIES WELCOME – CALL US FOR A CHAT ON (08) 9477 6600.
 
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