Rural Enterprises

General Farm Hand, Kyalite NSW

NSW Arid western plains
June 18, 2024
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Job Description

A General Farm Hand is required for our client, a dryland cropping & sheep farm, located near Kyalite in the Murray region of NSW. Family owned and operated, they are ideally searching for a candidate with good, sound cropping knowledge and previous experience working with livestock (sheep). Commencing ASAP to assist with all aspects of cropping and sheep work as well as some general farm duties. A fantastic 4×2 farm house is provided as well as access to a wok vehicle and a negotiable salary package.   

  • Family owned 6,000ha dryland cropping & sheep property;
  • Cropping: Wheat, barley, lentils & vetch;
  • Located near Kyalite, 30km from Tooleybuc & Balranald NSW;
  • Nearest town facilities include primary & high schools, sports centres, supermarkets, banks etc.
  • Sponsorship available for the right candidate;
  • Opportunity for growth, training & progression;

About the Role:

  • Start date: Immediate;
  • All aspects of crop production;
  • Livestock husbandry, feeding, mustering and treatments;
  • Machinery Operation;
  • Machinery Used: aggco challenger mt855E, 60ft DBS Seeder, Coolamon chaser, Vector 300 SP and Weedit sprayer & Trimble GPS system;
  • Size of team: 2-3;

About you:

  • Must be experienced with operating broadacre machinery;
  • Knowledge of GPS will be advantageous;
  • Farming background desirable;
  • Honest and reliable – knows when to report issues with gear etc;
  • Non-Smokers preferred;
  • Manual car license essential;
  • Chemcert & truck license desirable;

 What’s on offer:

  • Rate: Great hourly rate of $33+ on offer, depending on experience;
  • Hours: 40 hours a week, then 7 days a week 12 hours a day during peak seasons (weather dependent);
  • Accommodation: Furnished 4×2 house on farm, suitable for singles, couples or families;
  • Access to work ute for work and some personal use;
  • Training opportunities provided;