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Farm Hand

Advertiser: Ventura Farms Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
16 Oct 2020
Location
West Gippsland & Latrobe Valley
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Horticulture

We are a family owned and run business located 1 hour out of Melbourne in Cora Lynn. The bulk of our crop is Broccolini and Asparagus but are looking to expand our vegetable lines in the future.

We are seeking a full time experienced farm hand for immediate start that is looking for a long term career, who shares our passion and is looking to move forward with us.

The position involves:

  • Tractor work for soil preparation prior to planting crops
  • Scarifying and fertilising
  • Irrigation using travelling irrigators
  • Transporting produce
  • Assisting with the running of the packing shed
  • General maintenance of our properties and machinery.

Candidates must: 

  • Have Australian Drivers Licence
  • Operate a forklift
  • Operate a tractor
  • Heavy vehicle licence (not essential but an advantage)

Suitable candidates will need to possess:

  • A willingness to learn
  • Have initiative to carry out tasked without being asked
  • Be self-motivated but be able to work as a team
  • Ability to work long and flexible hours when required particularly in summer months
  • Ability to perform physical requirements the job entails 

Our business runs all year round but the bulk of our season runs between September to June-July taking this into account we are happy to discuss wage/salary options and inclusions with applicants.

Please submit all applications or any further questions about the position to venturafarms@outlook.com

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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