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Permanent Farmhand

Havana Ag Wee Waa

Position: Permanent (2 years) Date Required: 30/03/2023 (flexible) Estimated Weekly Hours: 60 Hourly Rate: $30+ p/h No onsite accommodation provided

Permanent - Full Time Farmhand - Irrigated Cotton & Dryland Cropping. Work Vehicle & Accommodation Provided

Job details

Position: Full Time
Date Required: Late-March '23, flexible
Weekly Hours: 50-60+
Onsite accommodation
Work vehicle
Competitive above Award wage
Potential for career growth and progression
Ongoing education and training

Required Skills:

  • Strong mechanical knowledge and ability (John Deere)
  • Experience in cotton irrigation and dryland cropping
  • Strong communication skills
  • Heavy machinery experience, including precision farming tech
  • Willingness to follow WHS policy and procedure
  • Ability to undertake and communicate machinery and motor vehicle maintenance requirements

About the role:

  • Progressive family farming organisation
  • Operating a broad range of modern John Deere machinery to carry out the production of dryland cereals and irrigated cotton.
  • General property maintenance.
  • Operating siphon, bankless and pipe through the bank irrigation systems
  • Working with, and alongside a specialised farm mechanic

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have experience with agricultural software including Goanna Ag, AgWorld, Trimble and John Deere systems would be beneficial
  • Have experience working in a multifaceted operation, including management of water supply & drainage
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Ambition to work on improving all aspects of the business to be a leader
  • Be well-organised with excellent time management skills
  • Have a passion for new technologies
  • Have the ability to work in a team environment and independently
  • Hold a current Drivers license
  • Be able to operate and undertake daily maintenance of a wide range of late model GPS controlled agricultural equipment related to the production of crops, including ground preparation, fertilizing, planting, cultivating, chemical application, harvesting & picking
  • Tertiary qualifications/trade qualifications are welcomed but not necessary

Genuine applications and resumes are to be directed to Anna via email at [email protected] or ph: 0408 657 451.