Rural Enterprises

Header & Chaser Bin Operators & MC Driver, Ravensthorpe WA

WA Great Southern
July 9, 2024
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Job Description

Experienced Header and Chaser Bin Operators and an MC Driver are required on a family owned and operated property with a 10,000Ha cropping program located in Ravensthorpe, Western Australia (185km north-west of Esperance). Starting early November to late December, you’ll be operating new Case machinery and driving a new Kenworth truck.  Harvest and grain carting experience is required. Working 12 hour days, 6-7 days per week.  Accommodation, dinner and vehicle provided. Friends and siblings considered.
Good Things To Know:

  • Family owned and operated;
  • 10,000Ha cropping program;
  • Located 12km to Ravensthorpe and 185km to Esperance;
  • Friends and siblings considered.

About The Roles:

  • Header Operator: Operating new Case IH 9250 Header with 40ft front;
  • Chaser Bin Operator: Operating a Case IH Steiger 600 with a Coolamon 36t bin; 
  • MC Driver: Operating a brand-new Kenworth T909 with road ranger 18 speed transmission.

About You:

  • Broadacre farming experience, ideally with a minimum of 1 harvest season experience;
  • Excellent work ethic;
  • Excellent English speaking skills;
  • Drivers licence;
  • Non-smokers preferred.

MC Driver:

  • Must have current MC licence;
  • Must have commercial medical and Fatigue Management certificates;
  • Preferably have grain carting experience;
  • Be fit and healthy;
  • Excellent English speaking skills;
  • Non-smokers preferred.

What’s On Offer:

  • Hourly rates:
    • Chaser: $35
    • Header: $35
    • MC Driver: up to $50, experience dependent;
  • Hours: 12 hours per day, 6-7 days per week;
  • Accommodation provided;
  • Meals: dinner;
  • Access to work vehicle.