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Farm Hand - Macadamia Orchard

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Job Listing Date
9 Sept 2019
Location
Lismore & Far North Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Farm Labour

An experienced Farm Hand is required for a macadamia orchard located at Wollongbar, Northern NSW. This position would suit a person with a keen interest in the macadamia industry.

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Operating and maintenance of farm plant and machinery associated with a macadamia orchard including:
    • Harvesting;
    • Slashing;
    • Mulching;
    • Spraying; and
    • Fertiliser spreading.
  • Maintenance of orchard including:
    • Weed control;
    • Pruning; and
    • Chipping branches.
  • Undertake work in the dehusking shed as required.

The successful candidate will have:-

  • Experience with the operation and maintenance of farm plant and equipment. Macadamia industry experience is preferred.
  • Current chainsaw certificate and chemical application accreditation is required.
  • Ability to maintain and service machinery as required.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge and adherence to WH&S policies and safe work practices.

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?

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