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Senior Farmhand

Glendale & Macander Moura

Position: Permanent (5 years) Date Required: 25/11/2021 (flexible) Estimated Weekly Hours: 60 Hourly Rate: $30 p/h Onsite accommodation provided

Irrigation development / cropping

Job details

Operating a rapidly expanding family business, we are looking for a number of staff to join our diverse farming operation on the Dawson River.

Requirements/Tasks may include:

  • Starting irrigation pipes watering cotton
  • General farmhand duties
  • Machinery operating – a range of late model tractors, harvesters, cotton pickers, graders, dozers, excavators and trucks (HR/MC desirable)
  • Mechanical experience beneficial to diagnose, repair and service machines as required.
  • Irrigation development – pump/pipe installation, cementing and general construction (welding experience advantageous)
  • GPS land levelling using tractors and scraper buckets
  • Occasional cattle work
  • Work long and unsupervised hours with night shift work
  • Must be physically fit and non-smoking
  • A positive can do attitude with an ability to think is a necessity.

A range of accommodation options are available for single, married, families both on farm and off-farm. Positions can be permanent or casual.

Above award wages negotiable based on experience.