Job Description

Job Header

Farm Hand

Advertiser: Ventura Farms Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
16 Oct 2020
West Gippsland & Latrobe Valley
Work Type
Full Time
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

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?

Report this job advert

Be careful
Don’t provide your bank or credit card details when applying for jobs.
Learn how to protect yourself here.

Share this role