Farm Hand

O'Donnell & Hanlon
Port Macquarie & Mid North Coast
Farming, Animals & Conservation
Farm Labour
Full time
Posted 4d ago

We are seeking a motivated, reliable, honest Farm Hand for our Oakland Park Angus Stud and commercial breeding operation, located on the Mid North Coast of NSW. 

The successful applicant will need the ability to operate farm equipment including but not limited to tractors, cropping, hay and silage making, irrigation and spraying equipment, work with livestock, carry out repairs and maintenance, perform manual labour and work both as part of a team and autonomously, with minimal supervision. The position typically requires work outdoors maintaining farms including travel from property to property.

Desirable skills and attributes:

  • Some experience in a similar role
  • Experience operating farm machinery including hay and silage making
  • Livestock handling experience
  • General farm maintenance skills such as fencing, yards, water and basic mechanical
  • Attention to detail, physically fit, energetic, passionate and hard working
  • Excellent time management & flexibility as requirements of the job change day to day
  • Heavy Vehicle Drivers Licence (or willingness to obtain)
  • Forklift licence (or willingness to obtain)
  • Chemical user certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Ensure WHS policies and procedures are followed

 

This role will offer the right candidate a great chance to work within a progressive and growing business.

ODH is a company that values its people and is committed to professional development, you will be open to learning and developing new skills that will not only benefit the success of the farming operations, but also the development of your career. 

Remuneration negotiated on relevant skills and experience. 

Employee Screening

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a National Criminal History Check and medical before commencing. A referee check will be undertaken as part of the vetting process.

Apply Now!

If you think you are the person we are looking for, apply now using the Apply Now button below. 

Applications close on 3rd December 2021 

If you have any questions in relation to this role, please email us at careers@odh.com.au 

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following forklift licences do you have?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Farmhand?
  • Do you have a heavy vehicle driver's licence?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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