Senior Farm Hand Job at Rural Enterprises – Cookes Plains SA

Senior Farm Hand required to join this family run mixed property located in the Mallee region of South Australia. This is a 6000Ha mixed property cropping 2000HA and up to 4000 breeding sheep. This role will be perfect for that person that is looking for a senior position focussing on the cropping aspect of the enterprises. Reporting directly to the Cropping Manager the position exists for someone with both machinery and livestock experience and willing to build on those skills into the future. Attractive package on offer including great accommodation, vehicle and investment on career growth.

Detailed Job Description:
Our client requires a reliable, friendly and keen Senior Farm Hand to join this family farm in the Upper South East of South Australia to assist in managing a large, broad acre, mixed enterprise, dry-land cropping and livestock business. This family are all about harbouring a positive culture that supports family balance and encouraging sustainable farming whilst being mindful of global pressures and environmental concerns. Supported by a salary package that includes accommodation, work vehicle and industry education investment to support your professional career growth.

Main Duties:
Machinery Operations for: Air seeding, Spraying, Mixing Chemicals, Fertiliser Spreading, Harvesting;

Regular sheep work;

General Farm Maintenance;

Fencing and repairs.

Essential Skills Required:
Farming background;

Current HC drivers licence (or willing to obtain);

Some mechanical knowledge (servicing of vehicles);

Ability to work unsupervised;

Ability to work with others;

Strong work ethic;

Good English and communication skills.

Desirable Skills:
MC drivers licence;

Experienced in welding/fabrication;

Experienced in machinery guidance systems

What’s on offer:
Attractive salary commensurate with your skills and experience between $70,000-$100,000 (excluding superannuation) based on above hourly rate, $28-$35 per hour, dependent on experience;

During Seeding: max 12 hour shifts, 6 days a week During Harvest: max 12 hour shifts 6 days a week;

Package (house, work vehicle and lifestyle opportunity);

Accommodation comprises of a 3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom home in good condition, modern facilities;

Work Vehicle and iPad;

Located 110 km East of Adelaide, with easy and direct access to regional towns and Adelaide city;

Working in a team of three full-time staff members.

Please note this is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.

YOU CAN ALSO REFER A FRIEND! Find out more info here: https://www.ruralenterprises.com.au/employee/referral-scheme

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About the Company

Company: Rural Enterprises –

Company Location:  Cookes Plains SA

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