Rural Enterprises

General Farm Hand, Pingrup WA

WA Great Southern
May 9, 2024
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Job Description

Fantastic opportunity! A family owned, 100% cropping enterprise is seeking a General Farm Hand to commence at their Pingrup farming property in Western Australia, starting July 2024. This role includes an opportunity to partake in all broadacre operations, workshop duties as well as general farm duties with an extensive range of farming machinery and equipment and in return the client are willing to offer a 3×2 home, work vehicle and a fantastic rate to the right candidate. Training & growth opportunities are available to develop your skills in the agricultural industry in a small & friendly community.
Good Things to know:

  • 100% cropping of 12,000Ha including: wheat, barley, canola, lupins and beans;
  • Located 16km to Pingrup, 99km to Katanning, 40kms to Ongerup and 80km to Jerramungup;
  • Nearest town includes a primary school, Roadhouse, churches and sporting facilities;
  • Great team culture & environment;
  • Opportunity for training and progression.

About the Role:

  • Start date: July 2024 (flexible)
  • Machinery Operation; seeding, spraying, harvesting;
  • Mechanical/Workshop skills; maintaining machinery and general repairs and workshop tasks;
  • General farm work as and when required;
  • Size of team: 4-8.

About you:

  • Agricultural experience with seeding, spraying and harvesting operations and the associated machinery is essential, however willing to train in some areas;
  • Mechanically minded and experienced with machinery maintenance;
  • Ability to work well within a team;
  • Honest and reliable – knows when to report issues with gear etc;
  • Non-smoker’s preferred;
  • Manual C-Class driver’s license essential, working toward MC desirable.

What’s on offer:

  • Great hourly rate of $35+ on offer, depending on experience;
  • Standard working hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm with a 1 hour lunch break, additional hours during seeding & harvest;
  • Accommodation provided: 3×2 farmhouse with a fenced backyard, air-conditioner and woodfire, including utilities (gas & electricity);
  • Work vehicle & running costs
  • Meals included during seeding and harvest (twice daily).

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