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Farm Hand

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Job Information

Job Listing Date
13 Mar 2020
Location
Western QLD
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Farm Labour

Job: Leading Hand - Farming

Location: Wylarah Farm

 

We offer

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Air-conditioned housing accommodation
  • Tool allowance for bringing own tools

 

Who

We are looking for a motivated person who has previous experience as irrigated farm hand. This person requires excellent communication skills, can work as part of a team and has demonstrated experience working with modern GPS tractors and zero till machinery.

Our site

Wylarah Farm is located in the Southern Queensland region, 15 km from Surat, and 100km from Roma. 

Duties & responsibilities

  • Liaise with Farm Manager to co-ordinate operational activities.
  • Prepare paddocks for planting and water usage
  • Use soil moisture monitors and other monitoring tools to determine paddock and crop conditions
  • Supervise the use of the spray rig
  • Report of paddock and crop conditions to management
  • Check river heights
  • Check pumps and motors are serviced regularly

Experience required

  • Well developed practical experience and skill as an irrigated farm hand combined with a minimum of 12 months experience operating farm machinery
  • Machinery maintenance and repairs, including welding and fabrication

Preferable:

  • HR truck license
  • Excavator, bulldozer experience
  • Organised in work planning, and ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Knowledge of customer requirements for hay, silage and grain crops.
  • 2 Year flood irrigation experience
  • Experience running and servicing pumps
  • Excavator operation experience
  • Experience driving large horsepower machinery _air seeder, zero till planters and front wheel assist
  • HR truck licence
  • Confined space ticket preferred
  • Working height ticket preferred

Accommodation

Housing accommodation provided, suitable for a family and close to local schools.

Start Date

Immediate start available.

Additional Notes

  • Remuneration will match the level of skill and experience demonstrated and in accordance with the company’s Certified Agreement.
  • This is not a complete list of job responsibilities and Job Descriptions may vary between sites.
  • All new employees will be required to complete an initial medical questionnaire and pass a pre-employment functional assessment relevant to the requirements of the role.

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