Job Type: Permanent
Location: Narromine NSW
Salary: c. $60,000 plus house, fuel and benefits
Who We Need
Our client is an Australian, family-owned company committed to delivering quality products. The property consists of 7000 acres of crops (cotton, oat, wheat and canola), 1200 head of sheep and 500 head of cattle. Established in 1885 and passed down over four generations this family owned and operated property is renowned among the regions agricultural community. For over 100 years, the company, and its team of passionate farmers, have been dedicated to the production of high quality, sustainable Australian produce.
Our client is offering a fantastic job opportunity for a veteran and their family. The client is seeking an enthusiastic, physically fit ex-defence member with mechanical aptitude who can join their team as a Farm Hand. The role allows you to utilise your previous military; technical, leadership and communication skills, whilst gaining further agricultural experience.
Job Tasks and Responsibilities
The ‘hands-on’ Farmhand role will require you to utilise your previous agricultural experience and assist the Farm Managers in a variety of tasks across the mixed farming property. As a Farmhand you will be responsible for implementing the cropping production plan, operating farm machinery and equipment, running GPS systems, driving tractors and managing stock welfare.
Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you must have:
• a strong mechanical aptitude
• experience with irrigation systems
• a ‘can-do’ attitude and the desire to learn
• a heavy rigid truck or forklift license will also be highly regarded.
Our client values their; ‘staff family’ and pride themselves on a fantastic company culture. They can offer the ideal veteran a competitive salary package, accommodation and petrol allowance plus additional perks (delicious morning teas!). The client is also willing to facilitate agricultural training courses for all staff and support growth within the organisation.
A fantastic opportunity for a veteran and their family to start a career in the Agriculture Industry with this vibrant family-owned Aussie farm. Apply Now!
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- Long established, growing family enterprise
- Training courses and support offered to all staff
- Great package, including accommodation!