Rural Enterprises

Senior Farm Hand, Esperance Region WA

WA Goldfields
May 30, 2024
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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity with a professionally run, family-oriented farming organisation?  Our client, a mixed farm, mainly cropping, and sheep enterprise, has a Senior Farm Hand position available in the beautiful Esperance Region. The applicant must have a high-level mechanical skills, hold a MC licence. This role is a diverse role switching between farm operations and maintenance. 
Package can include an immaculate 4×2 Homestead with office, double garage, separate retreat wonderful established garden-and a primary school only 3kms away. Or a tidy cottage for a single person. 
This family values being on the leading edge of technological advancements in farming, runs their business in a well organised manner, with the bonus valuing work/life balance for all. If you appreciate well-maintained, modern machinery, enjoy variety in your day, and are wanting opportunities for professional development, this could be the role for you! 
Good things to know: 

  • Family-owned mixed enterprise – highly progressive farming advancements;
  • Close to the beautiful Esperance beaches – 1 hour from town;
  • Innovative – using latest farming technology and running new JD Machinery;
  • 14,000Ha arable farming, running 4,000 sheep (plus lambs), 11,500Ha of cropping;
  • Excellent facilities and Infrastructure, including own grain drying/cleaning facility.

About the Role: 

  • Running the farm workshop; 
  • Operating broad acre machinery – seeding, harvest, spraying; 
  • General farm & machinery maintenance; 
  • Coordinating and undertaking scheduled maintenance and servicing; 
  • Truck driving; 
  • Other duties required with day to day running of the property. 

About you: 

  • High level Mechanical knowledge and welding experience; 
  • Previous experience running a workshop; 
  • High level farm hand, who takes pride in their work, and gets satisfaction from a job well done; 
  • Good team player with a can-do attitude, and takes pride in their workplace and work vehicles; 
  • Enjoys working with technology on the land; 
  • Proactive, capable and team oriented; 
  • MC Licence; 
  • Non-smoker; 
  • Suit a single or young family.  

What’s on offer: 

  • Salary negotiable depending on experience; 
  • Accommodation – either to suit single or young family – utilities covered; 
  • Flexibility to offer either focus on a particular area of interest or job diversity with variety in your role; 
  • Efficient, well-run systems, incorporating safe working practices; 
  • Great team atmosphere with team building activities, with a team that will back you up to overcome any challenges; 
  • Employer who values its people and their contributions; 
  • Opportunity for personal development with support to achieve professional goals; 
  • Local primary school nearby with community sports in the area; 
  • Long term position in the Esperance region;
  • Personal fuel provided;
  • Work vehicle. 

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