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Senior Machinery Operator

Advertiser: Blythvale Pastoral Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
11 Feb 2020
Location
Ballarat & Central Highlands
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Agronomy & Farm Services

About the business

 

Blythvale Pastoral is a dynamic and growing family farm at Streatham in Western Victoria, producing cereals, oilseeds, legumes, hay and sheep. We focus on high yield and profit continous cropping while enhancing soil health through stubble retention, CTF & soil amelioration. We currently employ a great team of people and aim to keep it that way.

 

About the role

 

We currently require an experienced cropping operator to help plan and implement day to day of operations on the farm. Working with a small team, you will be required to plan, operate and maintain modern machinery and equipment. You will also be required to have input alongside the manager and other team members into development and implementation of cropping programs, as well as management of temporary staff and contractors.

 

Benefits and perks

 

Opportunities to grow and develop to achieve your personal goals

Outcomes focused work hours, we work hard when we have to and dont when we don't have to

Excellent housing available

 

Skills and experience

 

Passionate about growing great crops and striving for better each year

Strong organisation & communication skills with an outcomes focus

Ability to work in a team or independently

Strong understanding of operation and maintenance or modern cropping machinery, including Greenstar GPS, Terracutta (laser bucket), Implement Steer (Protracker), Exactapply (sprayer), Variable Rate Spreading, My John Deere (recording, crop planning & field analyser) or willingness to learn and implement.

Strong focus on technology and maintenance of equipment

Experience with OH&S implementation and monitoring

HC licence and ACUP would be required in the job, training can be provided.

 

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