General Farm Hand

Red Dog Recruitment

Dubbo, NSW

Posted 1/14/2021

General Farm Hand position is now available on an irrigated/dryland broadacre cropping operation together with a developing horticultural enterprise located in Central NSW. This position is ideal for a mature applicant who has a farming background with good farming knowledge; able to set-up, operate and maintain large late model machines while competently performing all broadacre and irrigation operations un-supervised.

Position Benefits:

  • Above industry salary package, reflecting successful applicant's skills and experiences
  • Employer committed to employee education in the agricultural industry together with regular team building activities
  • Assistance to acquire MC licence
  • Respectful team environment
- Late model machinery; 409SAR Kenworth truck, John Deere 8000 and 9000 series tractors and min- tillage, tram tracking progressive farming techniques
  • Comfortable three bedroom on farm accommodation with detached games/rumpus/storage room together with outdoor garden watering system, zero turn lawn mower and 4 bay garage/shed close to Narromine for easy commute for partner wishing to work in Narromine, Trangie or Dubbo

Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrated current experience in broadacre dryland or irrigated cropping
  • Ability to operate late model farming machinery competently
  • MC licence highly regarded
  • Welding experience
  • Sound mechanical knowledge with own tools
  • GPS guidance experience
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about agricultural industry
  • Highly organised with attention to detail and excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate on all levels

The day to day role will include, but not limited to:

  • Operation of late model farm machinery including JD S680, 690 headers, round bale cotton pickers, 8000 & 9000 series JD tractors, laser buckets and 409SAR Kenworth truck
  • General maintenance and servicing of farm machinery, plant and equipment
  • Operation of irrigation systems; sub-surface drip, lateral move and flood
  • Routine workshop maintenance
  • General farm activities
  • Report directly to Operations Manager

If you like John Deere machinery and Kenworth trucks you'll love this job!

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