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Farmhand

A hands-on role assisting Farmers and Graziers with day-to-day tasks on crop and livestock farms.

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How do Farmhands rate their role?

Latest reviews from 7 Farmhands surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
3.6
Job satisfaction
3.7
Career progression opportunities
3.1
Job security
3.4
Pay / Salary
3.1
Variety of work
4.1

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Nov 2018
Farming can be challenging but is a great life
Reviewer's Qualification
Cirt 4 Engineering/Welding
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Machine Operator
The good things
The good things about Farm Work is you are outdoors close to nature and when you are experienced in this line of work it becomes second nature. Working in a company with 17,000 employees including bac...
The challenges
Be safety conscious as Farm Work can be dangerous when operating machinery. Fatigue management can be an issue as well as hydration in hot climates.Be sun smart and listen to instructions by suprervis...
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Nov 2018
Cameleering is certainly not something I would have ever thought of doing, even in my wildest dreams. However having a passion for animals paid off and becoming a Cameleer still is the best job I've had to date!
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology
Experience
Less than a year
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
The good things
It's a challenging yet exciting job, which has allowed me to apply my skills to working with animals I never dreamed of working with. Having a background in Sales helped with the tourism side of this ...
The challenges
Cameleering taught me the importance of remaining calm in a stressfull situation. Being able to ignore natural instincts and take control of a situation was challenging but soon become second nature. ...
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