Job Description

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Farm Hand

Private Advertiser

Job Information

Job Listing Date
12 Jan 2021
Bairnsdale & Gippsland
$20 - $29.99 per hour
Work Type
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Horticulture



Position purpose

To weigh and tip tubs of peas into pea bins

Main tasks

Core objectives include:

  • Drive tractor (<70kw)
  • Drive business vehicles as required
  • Checking peas for foreign matter
  • Emptying tubs (up to 30kg)
  • Distributing tubs

The above list is not exhaustive and the role may change to meet the overall objectives of the company.

Other Duties

  • Fulfill other duties as directed by management

Required qualities

  • Ability to drive a tractor (<70kw)
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Physical strength & stamina
  • Record keeping as directed by management
  • Carry out all duties complying with all standard operating procedures and workplace health and safety guidelines (as specified in the Health and Safety Handbook)
  • Report all health and safety issues to manager immediately

Desired competencies

  • Ability to drive tractors in challenging terrain/conditions
  • Ability to read numbers quickly and accurately
  • Ability to work with people with different skills, experience and attributes
  • Positive approach to change.

Person Specification-Required


  • Current Drivers License


  • Tractor operating skills preferred

Skills & competencies

  • Communication: the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with management and co-workers.
  • Attention to detail: ability to create and maintain written documents and electronic documents for work, including time sheets and farm-specific data
  • Teamwork: willingness to co-operate and assist others as required
  • Time management/organisation: accomplish objectives effectively within the time frame provided and carry out administrative duties in an efficient and timely manner

Personal attributes

  • Punctuality
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Resilience
  • Positive approach to change
  • Initiative



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