Rural Enterprises

Senior Farm Hand, New Norcia WA

WA Wheatbelt
June 26, 2024
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Job Description

LOCATION * LOCATION * LOCATION!  Required now, a great client of ours is looking for a Senior Farm Hand to join their team of 5 to work across both the cropping and livestock aspects of the business.  This is a fantastic property, very well maintained with excellent machinery – and the icing on the cake is the location – NEW NORCIA, only 120km NE of Perth!!  As the Senior Farm Hand, you will be operating all broadacre machinery; undertake stock work as required; contribute to the maintenance, repairs and infrastructure projects carried out on farm.
Good Things to Know:

  • Less than 2 hours from Perth!;
  • New Norcia is the only monastic town in Australia;
  • Mixed livestock: cattle & sheep;
  • Modern machinery and excellent facilities;

About the Role:

  • Operating all levels of modern broadacre machinery within the annual program;
  • General servicing and maintenance of machinery, maintain farm infrastructure;
  • Small level of Livestock work;
  • Team orientation;
  • Team of 5;

About You:

  • Good mechanical aptitude, be able to display good previous training and operation;
  • You will have a passion for agriculture;
  • Previous agricultural experience, excellent broadacre machinery experience;
  • Minimum 2+ years operating broadacre machinery experience (including spraying);
  • HC License or above required;
  • Neat, tidy and punctual attitude;
  • Be a team player, with a flexible attitude to a mixed farming workplace;
  • Ability to communicate well with others;
  • Ability to work long hours and under pressure when required;
  • Non-smoker only;

What’s on Offer:

  • Salary: You will be offered a very competitive base salary (based on experience);
  • Accommodation: Very well equipped 4 x 2 house on farm or self contained unit for  singles;
  • Work vehicle provided;
  • Meat and utilities provided as part of the company’s supply program;
  • Opportunity for training & progression;