Rural Enterprises

Spraying & Plant Operator, Mullewa WA

WA Mid West
April 17, 2024
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Job Description

Our client is a family owned 100% cropping enterprise based in the Northern Wheatbelt, WA. Due to expansion, an exciting new position has been created for a Spraying & Plant Operator to commence immediately. This role will suit someone with strong broadacre machinery operating skills, a passion for cropping and great time-management skills. Located just 75km East of Geraldton, the client is offering a fantastic salary package, depending on skills and experience, accommodation and as well as work vehicle. Must be a non-smoker.

  • Family-owned, 100% cropping enterprise;
  • Close to a vibrant small community with good amenities & local school;
  • Sponsorship options available.

  Good things to know:

  • Family owned 14,000ha 100% cropping enterprise;
  • Crops include wheat, canola and lupins;
  • Located 75km East of Geraldton, 35km from Mullewa;
  • Close to a vibrant small community with good amenities & local school;
  • Team of 12.

About the Role:

  • Leadership responsibilities
  • Operate and help maintain Nitro spray machine & farm assets
  • Communicate clearly with the spray team on a daily basis
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date documented spray & paddock records;
  • State of the art machinery and management practices;
  • Operate broadacre machinery;
  • Machinery maintenance: Servicing and general repairs;
  • General farm duties as required.

About You:

  • Previous experience in cropping operations (Seeding, spraying, harvesting);
  • 2+ years experience in broadacre machinery operation;
  • Ability to lead a small, close-knit team;
  • Good time management skills;
  • Manual C Class license essential, HR or MC truck license desirable;
  • Ability to work & communicate in a team environment;
  • Self-motivated and progressive attitude with high level of attention to detail;
  • Good verbal & written communication skills;
  • Proficient with computers & technology;
  • Ability to commit and adhere to safe work practices;
  • Must be a non-smoker.

What’s on offer:

  • Salary will be negotiable depending on skills & experience;
  • Accommodation provided: suitable for singles, couples or families;
  • School bus daily runs;
  • Work vehicle supplied including running costs;
  • Approx 50hrs per week, standard working hours, extra hours required over peak periods;
  • Training and growth opportunities provided;
  • Open to sponsorship for the right candidate.

ALL ENQUIRIES WELCOME – CALL THE TEAM 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