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Casual Farmhand/Irrigator

Hatton Partnership Warren

Position: Casual (10 weeks) Date Required: 01/12/2021 (flexible) Estimated Weekly Hours: 50 Hourly Rate: $27 p/h Onsite accommodation provided

Hatton Partnership is a family owned mixed farming operation at Warren, NSW. We are seeking casual farmhands to assit in the upcoming cotton season.

Job details

Hatton Partnership is a family owned mixed farming operation at Warren in Central West NSW farming around 10,000ha. We strive to provide an enjoyable and stimulating work culture with variety of work and training as needed.

We have a cropping focus with irrigated cotton when water permits and dryland winter crops making up the two main enterprises as well as some sheep and cattle.

Currently we are looking for both senior and junior staff to complete a range of tasks. We have a large area of cotton to irrigate and a large dryland fallow to maintain this summer and sow in the autumn. Experience with large broad acre and or row crop equipment is preferred but not essential. We run new model tractors and spray equipment with Trimble GPS. The work involves a mix of general farm and machinery maintenance, as well as operating various machinery and irrigating with over bank pipes.

Essential requirements:

  • Good physical health
  • Positive can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work alone and in a team.
  • Valid driver’s licence.

Desired skills:

  • Experience with large or small machinery.
  • Mechanical knowledge.
  • Metal fabrication.
  • Flood irrigation experience.
  • Spray rig operation.
  • Stock handling.

Various accommodation is available from shared quarters to family homes. The farms are situated ten minutes from the town of Warren and one hour from Dubbo. The town of Warren offers excellent services and amenities for a small country town and is a great environment to raise a family or enjoy an ideal, low-cost country lifestyle.

Please email your resume or a description of your experience and provide a reference as well as your phone number.