Rural Enterprises

Senior Farm Hand, Pingrup WA

WA Great Southern
June 12, 2024
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Job Description

Our client, a large broadacre and sheep farmer, is looking for an experienced Senior Farm Hand to join their family owned operation in the Great Southern Region of WA. You will be joining a team of 5 permanent staff, with a progressive, forward thinking employer, who places a strong focus on team building and employee satisfaction. Join a competent team, that will give you room to grow.
 
Good Things to Know:

  • Large family owned and operated broadacre and sheep enterprise
  • Progressive employer, with a focus on employee growth – team building days etc
  • Flexibility to build the role based on your preferences around stock/machinery operating
  • Team of 6 – Farmer and 5 permanent staff, plus seasonal casuals
  • 2 hrs drive to Albany, 4 hours to Perth

About the Role:

  • Senior Farm Hand 
  • Flexible role adaptable to your skill set/preferences
    • Stock work – assisting in all aspects of stock work relating to sheep
    • Cropping – assisting with seeding, harvest and cultivation
  • Truck Driving
  • Mechanical machinery maintenance and repairs
  • General farm duties as required

About you:

  • You will have extensive experience with either stock or cropping 
  • Be flexible to help with stock/cropping work during busy seasons
  • Mechanically minded – ability to service, maintain, troubleshoot and carry out minor repairs 
  • Desiralble:
    • Broadacre experience
    • MC Licence with medical & fatigue managment certificate
    • Auschem/Chem Cert
    • Strong mechanical background
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Work hours: 10 hour days

What’s on offer:

  • Salary: $80,000 – $115,000 depending on experience
  • Accommodation: Multiple options, including family home available from Feb 2023
  • Quality meals provided on long days/peak season
  • Work vehicle

ALL ENQUIRIES WELCOME – CALL US FOR A CHAT ON (08) 9477 6600.
 
If you are not currently looking, don’t forget about our Referral Scheme – we pay YOU $500 if we successfully recruit someone you recommend. Find out more info here: https://www.ruralenterprises.com.au/employee/referral-scheme