Rural Enterprises

General Farm Hand / Truck Driver, Carnamah WA

WA Mid West
April 29, 2024
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Job Description

Our client is a family-owned mixed cropping enterprise based in the Northern region of WA in Carnamah. They are seeking a General farm Hand/Truck Driver to commence early May to undertake a wide range of cropping and stock duties as well as truck driving for harvest periods. This role will suit someone with a minimum HR license, strong broadacre machinery operating skills and a passion for mixed crop farming. Located just 35km East of Carnamah, WA, the client is offering fantastic accommodation options, a great hourly rate (dependent on skills and experience), as well as a work vehicle provided. Preferable no smokers and not open to sponsorship.

  • Family-owned mixed cropping enterprise;
  • Close to a vibrant small community with good amenities & local schools;
  • Modern John Deere machinery; 

Good things to know:

  • Family owned 9,000ha mixed cropping & sheep property;
  • Crops include wheat, canola, barley, lupins & oats, approx. 4,500 sheep;
  • Located 35km East of Caramah town, 150km to Moora WA;
  • Close to a vibrant small community with good amenities & local school;
  • Team of 3;

About the Role:

  • Truck driving during harvest;
  • Broadacre machinery operations including: Seeder’s, Spreader’s & Chaser bin’s;
  • General machinery maintenance;
  • John Deere, well maintained machinery modern;
  • Livestock work: husbandry, water checks and feeding (sheep);
  • General farm hand duties including fencing etc;
  • Start date: May 2024;

About You:

  • Previous experience in cropping operations (Seeding & harvest);
  • Experience in broadacre machinery operation;
  • Some livestock experience preferred;
  • Good time management skills;
  • HR license essential, MC truck license desirable;
  • Ability to work & communicate in a team environment;
  • Self-motivated and progressive attitude with high level of attention to detail;
  • Ability to commit and adhere to safe work practices;
  • Non-smoker preferred;

What’s on offer:

  • $Salary: Negotiable depending on experience;
  • Accommodation provided: 4×2 home in town included, suitable for families, couples and singles;
  • School bus daily runs in town;
  • Work vehicle supplied including running costs;
  • Approx 45hrs a week, 5 days per week;
  • Training and opportunities provided;
  • Exceptional phone coverage (Telstra)