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General Farm Hand

Glensarsfield Kukerin, Western Australia

Job Description

We are a family owned 14,000 acre mixed crop and sheep farm located in Kukerin, WA (3.5 hours south east of Perth), currently seeking an experienced Farm Hand to join our small team, ahead of our 2021 Seeding Season.
What's the Role?

As our Farm Hand, you will assist with all pre and post seeding farm duties, including (but not limited to): soil preparation (reefinating and spreading), servicing/maintenance of vehicles/machines and livestock activities.

During Seeding, you will operate and maintain an Articulated Tractor with Auto Steer, towing an Air Seeder and 60ft bar.

This is a casual position starting as soon as possible until mid June 2021, with the possibility of ongoing work for the right candidate.

Who are we looking for?

To be considered for this position, you MUST have:

Previous Seeding experience
Demonstrable experience in the operation of agricultural machinery
Experience and knowledge of Autosteer/GPS Systems
Experience of machinery maintenance, including pre-starts & servicing
A current and valid Manual C Class Drivers Licence (HR Licences are preferred but not essential)
The ability to undertake manual and physical work
The ability to handle animals with confidence, care and patience
The willingness and flexibility to work long hours (including, weekends, public holidays, early mornings and evenings) in all weather conditions.

What's on offer?
A competitive fortnightly wage (negotiable on experience)
Superannuation Contribution
Rent and Bill free accommodation
Use of a vehicle for work purposes
2nd/3rd year visa sign off - if required

Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.

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

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