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Farm Hand

Salary: AU$28 - AU$34 per hour + + Super + house + bonuses

Cobram VIC

Your Employer

Our client owns 3 properties, all in close proximity to one another, specialising in high quality hay for the race horse industry, coupled with running a grain rotation. They boast an outstanding reputation and a working environment to be proud of. They have also recently invested considerably in their operation, to include new silo's, equipment and a chaser bin.

The Role

We are currently looking for a well-rounded Farm Hand to work between all properties, located near Naring, VIC, only 200kms from Melbourne, Victoria. Great for lifestyle activities (including fishing), the area also has many schools on hand. For this role, our client is offering a generous pay rate, plus a house, fuel, meat and overtime / time in lieu, coupled with cash bonus subject to performance.

Working alongside the Farm Manager/owner, the successful candidate must have experience in and understand the process bailing, or be eager to learn. You will also be given the opportunity to earn additional income through hay sales, should you wish to do so! Other duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Machinery operation, hygiene and maintenance (36m boom spray)
  • Mixing of chemicals - working with the agronomist
  • Decontamination of spray rigs
  • Adhering to safety procedures
  • General farm labouring duties

Candidates with a family are welcome to apply for this position, as there may also be farming duties available for partners.

Your Skills & Experience

As a Farm Hand, you will need to be physically capable of undertaking basic manual labour duties as required. To be a successful candidate for the position, you will also need the following:

  • Bailing knowledge / experience (preferred)
  • Machinery operation (boom spray) and general maintenance experience (essential)
  • Mechanically-minded
  • Ability to drive a truck - preferred not essential
  • Committed, motivated and safety conscious, with common-sense
  • A genuine passion for farming

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For more information, please contact Sai Yan, 0427 715 619 or Nick Marchant on 0476 884 936