Senior Machinery Operator
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- Job Listing Date
- 11 Feb 2020
- Ballarat & Central Highlands
- Work Type
- Full Time
- 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.