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Farm Hand

Angelica Organic Farm Glenlyon - near Daylesford, VICTORIA, Bendigo

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Angelica Organic Farm seeks experienced FARM HAND for our mixed vegetable farm – Your OWN VEHICLE is ESSENTIAL (No exceptions).

IMMEDIATE START REQUIRED

JOB DURATION: October start through August

1) Preference for 6 MONTHS WVH applicants

2) 88 Day WVH also considered.

3) Option to combine both WHV farm work times for the right person

**COUPLES/ 2 friends will be considered if both can adequately handle the physical work involved **

MUST provide EVIDENCE of being COVID19 SAFE:

  • Where in Australia you have been staying/working and for how long there, including movements and living arrangements need to be explained please?.

*Full Covid safe measures practiced at our farm i.e. adequate handwashing, sanitiser

use and face masks where required

TO APPLY: Please ONLY TEXT Tim – 0438 482 738 – 8am to 6pm . Please DO NOT

send EMAILs or call. Only TEXTS will be answered to begin with. Thanks for your

respect.

BACK PACKERS NEED:

  • Your OWN CAR
  • Local ACCOMMODATION near Glenlyon farm, Victoria. We cannot provide

accommodation at the farm but we can assist with helping to find accom via local FB pages.

PHYSICAL WORK EXPERIENCE and ABILITY REQUIRED:

FARMING WORK BACKGROUND preferred, but some RELEVANT physically demanding work EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL. Current physical fitness and endurance required. Applicants NEED to be suitable for field work, due to the very demanding physical nature and fast pace of farm work. You MUST be able to lift 25kg. Work often includes repetitive lifting, as well as kneeling and bending for hand weeding, produce harvesting and other duties. Working outdoors in virtually ALL weathers (summer heat, frost, winter sleet, rain, wind etc).

BASIC JOB DESCRIPTION: Daily farm operations Monday to Friday including, but not limited to: transplanting of seedlings (by hand), irrigation operation, weeding, weekly harvesting of various produce items and post harvest handling, ready for weekly veg box Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) packing.

Position START DATE: Immediate

Position END DATE: Late August 2021 or as per 6 month/88 day working visa.

WORK DAYS: Monday to Friday, approximately 37.5 hours/week, award casual rate plus superannuation

WE PROVIDE: Wet weather gear – waterproof over pants & jackets.

YOU PROVIDE: Steel capped pull on work boots (OH&S legal requirement), sun hats and other practical, weather-wise and durable work clothing you will need.

The successful applicant MUST secure their OWN HOUSING within 30 mins drive of the farm (e.g. Glenlyon, Daylesford, Hepburn Springs, Woodend, Trentham, Malmsbury, Kyneton or Castlemaine) & MUST have OWN RELIABLE TRANSPORT to and from the farm.

TO APPLY: Please ONLY TEXT Tim – 0438 482 738 – 8am to 6pm . Please do not send

emails or call. Only texts from suitable candidates will be answered as first communication. Thanks for your respect.

Postcode: 3461 (Glenlyon - near Daylesford, VICTORIA, Bendigo)

  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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Angelica Organic Farm

Member since: October 2019

Description:
Biodynamic and organic mixed crop vegetable farm. Located in Glenlyon, near Daylesford and 90 minutes drive from Melbourne CBD

Industry:
Farming, Animals & Conservation