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Rural Enterprises Australia specialises in rural recruitment, in other words finding and filling farming jobs in Australia such as seeding and harvest positions, station work, dairy farming, farm mechanics and agri business. We have been providing rural employment services for more than 58 years over which time we have developed strong relationships with many farmers and seasonal farm workers.



A family owned & operated broadacre farming enterprise based in Nyabing (around 300kms SE of Perth) has a great opportunity available on their farm for a Mechanically minded Farmhand. Read on about this exciting role working for a progressive young farming family, who are enthusiastic about their business and have a fun outlook on life!


Raking / Rolling Silage Clamp - who wants approx 3-4 weeks work commencing first week in October before you commence harvest? Working in a team of 6 for the season, you will be working on a silage clamp which is the most important job in the silage making process. It can be dangerous and therefore our client requires someone with experience.  This is on a 1,000 ha property with 500 ha in crop and 500 milking cows. Duties may include rolling the silage pit/clamp; raking; may operate a telehandler; all expenses covered and food included. Up to 12 hour working days. Click here for more details...


Friday, 17 August 2018 13:52

Baler Operator, Gnowangerup (REF 152386)

Experienced Square Baler Operator required for our client who runs a contracting business in the Great Southern Region. Brand new balers and great conditions. Start mid September. MUST HAVE previous square baling experience. Click here for more details...


GREAT EMPLOYER requires an experienced farm worker on a cropping property based in Corrigin, 230kms East of Perth in WA. There are plenty of pre-harvest jobs to be done including machinery maintenance - the first month or so will be workshop duties so must have a good mechanical aptitude and be handy in the workshop. Those with a diesel mechanic trade will be highly favoured! MC licence would also be ideal as well as the ability to work by yourself. Depending on the person, there is the potential for harvest work. Position to commence NOW and will run until September (or approx Christmas time if you go on to work the harvest season). Must have machinery experience to be considered for any harvest opportunities. $28-30/hr depending on experience. Donga accommodation. No meals included.


Wednesday, 15 August 2018 16:31

Senior Farm Hand, Mingenew, WA (REF 152379)

​​​​​​​Our client based in Mingenew, WA on a progressive property of 22,000ha (cropping 17,000ha), are now looking for Senior Farm Hand. Click here for more details...


Wednesday, 15 August 2018 12:37

Ground Crew/Farm Hand, Esperance (REF 152383)

Ground Crew/Farm Hand required on a large cropping property located just outside of Esperance, WA. Must be available to commence by 1 October through to approx 20 December. This farm is also requiring a Cook and couples will be considered (see REF 152370). As the Ground Crew in a team of up to 15, you will be on the ground helping the harvest team undertaking tasks such as shifting field bins, driving truck to silos, refuelling, moving machinery, etc. Accommodation is provided (near new modern dongas and living area, full amenities) - those travelling around in a caravan are also welcome. All food is included. Potential access to a work vehicle if required. $25/hr, negotiable depending on experience.


Our client is looking for a Cook for the harvest season (plus Ground Crew/Farm Hand - couples considered - see REF 152383). Commencing early October until approx 20 December. You will be working approx 6 hours per day whilst harvesting. Opportunity for days off when the weather is wet and there is no harvesting. You will be preparing lunches and dinners as well as morning and afternoon teas for a team of approx 15. A small amount of cleaning will also be required - that associated with the cooking and additional cleaning of no more than 1 hour per day of the living area of the staff quarters. There will be a major clean at the end of the season. There will be menu suggestions provided and the expectation is that the food is to be varied, healthy and filling. You will be responsible for doing the online shopping order and provided a vehicle to pick this up. Ideally you will have experience cooking for large groups and dealing with different personalities. You must have initiative, strong work ethic and drivers licence. You will be paid according to your experience. Accommodation provided - near new, modern dongas, full amenities. All meals included.


Family owned & operated contract spraying business in Cunderdin, East of Perth. Looking for a permanent experienced machinery operator + truck driver. If you have a great attitude and willingness to progress, read on! This is a great opportunity with a client who is willing to train the right person!


Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:49

Telehandler Operator, Pingelly, WA (REF 152371)

Are you an enthusiastic Telehandler Operator available to commence approx 15/20 September through to late October? This farmer is also requiring a Baler Operator (see job 152362)Potential to stay on for the harvest season (alternatively, we can find you a suitable harvest position to follow on from the hay season). Our client is looking for someone with an appetite for hard work to join his team this hay season operating the Telehandler for 10-12 hours a day, to collect and stack bales ready for the trucks. Other duties may include fencing. Joining a team of 7, you must be self motivated, fit and healthy and ooze common sense! You will have some farming machinery experience and ideally understand the hay making process.


Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:34

Baler Driver, Pingelly, WA (REF 152362)

Our client is looking for a Baler Operator on their mixed property located near Pingelly. To start between 15th-20th September until end of October. Willing to train someone who has some previous experience, comes from a farming background and has common sense. Farm house provided. Potential to stay on for harvest of the right candidate. This farmer is also requiring a Telehandler Operator (see job 152371). Friends/couples welcome to apply. Click here for more details...


*This is a fantastic employer to work for with excellent working conditions* 2x Chaser Bin Drivers required on a large family run farm in Lake King, 470km SE of Perth to join the team. Commencing late October until approx 20 December. Team of 5, working 12-14 hour days. Must have large tractor experience, ideally done chaser or tractor/trailer work previously, have a mechanical aptitude. Tasks will include pre-starts, operating chaser bin, loading trucks / field bins, helping load grain bags if needed, assist transporting machinery when needed. Accommodation is near new, in great condition, own room and bathroom, linen supplied. Food and a cooked dinner will be provided. Vehicle provided for work purposes. Click here for full details...


Are you a General Farm Hand looking to expand your skill set and be given the opportunity to further your career? Based in around the Munglinup region of WA. Mixed enterprise, approx 3,700ha working alongside the owner. Click here for more details...


General Farm Hand with mechanical background required on a 12500 acre mixed property located close to Merredin, 3 hours East of Perth. Commencing now. Click here for more details...


Monday, 13 August 2018 18:08

General Farm Hand, Munglinup, WA (REF 152311)

Permanent Farm Hand based in Munglinup 600kms from Perth and very close to the famous "Lucky Bay Beach". Great client and excellent opportunity!


Monday, 13 August 2018 13:02

Header Operator, Lake King, WA (REF 152372)

An experience Header Operator is required on a family owned property based at Lake King, located 470kms SE of Perth. You will be operating modern well maintained Case header with 45ft front. Starting early October and through to Xmas, possibly later depending on weather. $28-34 per hour depending on experience. Only those with header experience need apply. Must also have a mechanical aptitude and a drivers licence. Long hours, 7 days a week. All meals included. Accommodation in a shared 2 bedroom house. Click here for more details...


Who wants 3-4 weeks work commencing first week in October before you start your harvest job? Two tractor drivers required for silage carting on a dairy farm located just 2 hours South of Perth. Couples and those travelling together are welcome to apply. This farmer also requires a Loader Operator (see REF 152350). Located only 2 hours South of Perth and working in a team of 6, you will be driving tractor and trailer carting silage. Ideally you will have silage making / carting / dairy / harvest but at a minimum, you must have tractor experience. You will be working up to 10 hours per day, offered $23 per hour, and provided a self contained transportable for accommodation. Ideally you will have your own transport but this is not essential. Click here for more details....


Friday, 10 August 2018 12:43

1x Loader Operator, Harvey, WA (REF 152350)

A Loader Operator is required the first week of October for approx 3-4 weeks on a property located just outside of Harvey, Western Australia (150km South of Perth). You will be required to build the silage pit/stack, compress and roll and have experience doing this type of work previously. If you have hay making experience, there may be the option to operate the rake or mower. All meals are supplied as is accommodation (self contained transportable). Rate is $23 per hour working 10 hours per day. Friends travelling together are encouraged to apply as they also require 2x Tractor Drivers to run the silage carts (see REF 152349). You will be working in a team of 6. Ideally you will have your own transport but this is not essential.


A Chaser Bin Operator is required (potentially some header work if you're capable) on a family owned property based at Lake King, located 470kms SE of Perth towards Esperance region. You will be operating modern well maintained Case Magnum 245 and 30T bin. Starting mid to late October and running through to Xmas depending on the season. $25/hr negotiable depending on experience. Must have large tractor experience and those with 1-2 seasons chaser experience will be preferred. Plenty of hours on offer (85-90 per week). All meals included. Accommodation in a shared 2 bedroom house. Click here for more details...


Are you looking to firm up your plans for harvest in advance? Are you an experienced operator and looking for a long harvest season? We have received great feedback on this employer from previous casual staff, located only 3 hours North East of Perth. They are a large hay contractor and will be requiring a team of experienced operators to drive MF and Krone balers for the season. The seasonal position is starting late September/early October with work until mid December. For an experienced, motivated operator, you will earn between $1700-1900 per week based on an hourly rate plus a rate per bale. There will be split shifts and plenty of hours (12-13 per day). Those with baling experience will be highly regarded. Click here to read more...


2x Chaser Bin Operators are required on 8,000ha cropping property located 55kms from Geraldton in Western Australia. You will be operating their JD 9520 4WD or Case 83350 FWA tractors with a 30t chaser bin. One Operator to commence between 1-15 October and the other between 22-25 October. The season will run for 6 weeks so finish date approx 7 December. In a team of 6, you will be working 12 hour days and a 13 day fortnight, commencing at 7am. Farming and machinery experience is essential. All food included as well as shared accommodation (suitable for single). Flexible on hourly rate, all depending on experience. Earn up to $1500-2000 per week depending on experience. Strictly non smoking in machines, vehicles and accommodation.


Thursday, 09 August 2018 16:13

Swather Operators, Gnowangerup, WA (REF 152345)

Can't commit for the full harvest season? Are you available until mid November? Swather Operators required for a great client of ours located near Gnowangerup, Western Australia (380km SE of Perth). Starting 2nd week of September through to mid November. Swathing experience preferred however at a minimum you must have large broadacre machinery experience. Running 24/7, you will be doing 12 hour shifts. Hourly rate approx $25/hr, plus food/accommodation included. Couples and those travelling together will be considered if you have the skills required. Click here for more details on the job and what other skills are required...


FANTASTIC employer located in Tammin (only 180km East of Perth), is seeking an experienced crutcher to commence on Monday, 13 August until 24 August (with the weekend off in between). You will be crutching on a portable cradle. Shared accommodation and vehicle provided. You will be Call us for more information!


Header Operators required for a large cropping property located near Varley, just 4 hours from Perth, WA. All JD equipment. Commencing late October. Great employer and excellent feedback received. Seeding/harvest experience essential. Click here for more details....


Wednesday, 08 August 2018 17:29

3x Header Operators, Lake King, WA (REF 152351)

3x experienced Header Operators required in Lake King (460kms SE of Perth) on a very large family owned broadacre enterprise. They have a modern fleet of JD machinery with GPS. The expected start date is late October. Must have harvest experience. Accommodation provided suitable for a single person. Hourly rate $25-28/hr depending on experience. This is a non smoking workplace. Click here to read more...


GREAT EMPLOYER requires an experienced Maintenance/Repair person on a cropping property based in Lake King, WA. Commencing early September until Christmas, possibly beyond if things work out mutually. In the lead up to harvest you will be spending time completing maintenance and repairs on harvesting and associated equipment in the workshop. Once harvest commences (early November), the role will also include some machinery operation, general back up work, as well as servicing, maintenance and repairs. Must have a Mechanic trade and/or be well experienced in this field. Hours will start at approx. 10 hours per day, 5.5 days per week. During harvest, approx. 14 hours per day, up to 7 days per week. Hourly rate will depend on qualification/experience. Accommodation is a shared single person quarters. All food will be fully supplied during the harvest period only. Your own vehicle is required. No smoking at work, in vehicles or in quarters.


Farm Hand with a strong Machinery Maintenance focus, required for a large mixed property located just 12kms from the lovely coastal town of Hopetoun, WA. This is a 9500HA mainly cropping with 500 cattle breeders. You'll be in charge of the maintenance management on the property, but you'll also have plenty experience operating equipment such as Headers and Seeders. Click here for more details...


Tuesday, 07 August 2018 17:47

General Farmhand, Beacon, WA (REF 152363)

A fantastic employer, mixed farming enterprise on 7000HA, (cropping and 2000 Sheep) are looking for a General Farm Hand to join their team on a permanent basis.  Located in the small yet vibrant community of Beacon, 3hrs East of Perth, you will be offered a comfortable fully furnished, 3 x 1 home. Agricultural experience is a must as is a basic mechanical aptitude.  Starting anytime from now, however the farmer may be willing to wait for the right person.


Stock Person/General Farm Hand to work for a leading merino sheep stud in WA. Experienced Stock individual with general farm hand skills/knowledge as well. Click here for more details...


Wednesday, 01 August 2018 17:31

2IC/Senior Farm Hand, Lake King, WA (REF 152052)

Fantastic client of ours with great history of long term staff and great feedback from previous casuals. A permanent Senior Farm Hand/2IC is required in Lake King, Western Australia. If you are looking for a step up in your career, this is a great stepping stone as the farmer is very supportive in training the right person for this position. Excellent/new modern machinery with GPS/autosteer. This is a very relaxed working environment and would suit those looking for a work/family life balance. Meals provided during seeding and harvest. Is this your dream job?! Click here to read more...


Senior Dairy Operator (Or Dairy Operator) based in Brunswick Junction, WA. Dairy background would be essential. If you have a passion for animals, your are a forward thinker and can have excellent attention to detail, this could be the right move for you... Click here for more details...


Our client is located in Dandaragan in the Northern Wheatbelt region North of Perth - only 90 minutes from Joondalup. 5,500ha 100% cropping operation - wheat, barley, canola and lupins. Controlled traffic and zero tillage farming techniques used. Working alongside skilled and knowledgeable individuals. Click here for more details...


Tuesday, 31 July 2018 14:24

Senior Farm Hand, Esperance (REF 152298)

EXCELLENT EMPLOYER - LARGE FARMING FAMILY - CAREER PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES. If you have a strong broadacre background and looking for a solid employer with a good level of responsibility (including casual staff management), this could be the position for you. Those with an MC truck licence will be favoured (must have HR minimum and be willing to upgrade); must have extensive spraying experience having worked and understand chemicals; must have leadership qualities. Accommodation is suitable for a small family and primary school in the town; and bus top for high school only 10km from farm. Very competitive base salary on offer, and package will include accommodation, utilities and work vehicle. Further details to come, however enquire today to discuss further - +61 8 9477 6600. This farmer is open to sponsorship, so only those with 5+ years working in a senior broadacre position will be considered.


Junior/Entry level farmhand with broadacre experience required, 10,000Ha cropping property, Lake King, Modern JD machinery with GPS/autosteer. Click here to read more...


Are you looking to firm up your travel plans and have New Zealand on your radar?! We have a great opportunity for a Spray Operator in the South Island. Dates are September 2018 through to December, however there is potential to stay on permanently for the right candidate! Up to $35/hr on offer for the experienced operator. Click here for more details...


Large and very progressive family run farm; excellent machinery; great employer; family friendly but also very suitable for a single person; competitive remuneration! Starting asap, our client is looking for an experienced Farm Hand to work alongside the Owner. You will also be required to work on your own for extended periods of time. To be successful, you will have plenty of broad acre machinery experience, a good mechanical aptitude and have a passion for agriculture. If this is you, click here to read more...


Friday, 20 July 2018 11:18

Plant Operator, Hyden, WA (REF 152343)

100% cropping enterprise in Hyden, with up to date Machinery and all the latest technology. If you aren't quite ready for your next move, but would still like to have a confidential discussion, call Renae directly on 08 9477 6600.


Friday, 20 July 2018 11:16

Diesel Mechanic, Hyden, WA (152344)

100% cropping enterprise in Hyden, with up to date Machinery and all the latest technology. If you aren't quite ready for your next move, but would still like to have a confidential discussion, call Renae directly on 08 9477 6600.


Friday, 20 July 2018 11:15

2IC, Hyden, WA (REF 152317)

100% cropping enterprise in Hyden, with up to date Machinery and all the latest technology. If you aren't quite ready for your next move, but would still like to have a confidential discussion, call Renae directly on 08 9477 6600.


An agricultural dealership located in the South East of WA, close to our beautiful coastline, is looking for a permanent Agricultural Mechanic to join their team.  This position can start immediately but our client is willing to wait for right person! You will be providing both field service and workshop based mechanical services working mainly on larger agricultural equipment used in medium to large broad acre farming operations. Our client is keen to secure a highly motivated and experienced individual who is able to hit the ground running, and in return you will be offered a highly competitive salary package!  If you aren't quite ready for your next move, but would still like to have a confidential discussion, call Renae directly on 08 9477 6600. Click here for more details...


An agricultural dealership located in the Central Wheatbelt is looking for a permanent Service Manager (and Agricultural Mechanic, see reference 152323) to join their team.  This position can start immediately but our client is willing to wait for right person! Your responsibilities will include Service Management and Workshop Management working mainly on larger agricultural equipment used in medium to large broad acre farming operations. If you aren't quite ready for your next move, but would still like to have a confidential discussion, call Renae directly on 08 9477 6600. Click here for more details...


Friday, 29 June 2018 11:50

General Farm Hand, Mingenew WA (REF 152274)

A fantastic employer, mixed farming enterprise (cropping and sheep) are looking for a General Farm Hand to join their team on a permanent basis. Located in Mingenew, north of Perth, you will be offered a comfortable, modern family home with a pool. Agricultural experience is a must as is a basic mechanical aptitude. Excellent competitive salary on offer including a work vehicle. Starting anytime from now, however the farmer may be willing to wait for the right person. If you aren't quite ready for your next move, but would still like to have a confidential discussion, call Renae directly on 08 9477 6600. Click here for more details...


Wednesday, 20 June 2018 16:38

General Farm Hand, Horsham, Vic (REF 152199)

Full time General Farm Hand OR Senior farmhand required on a 4500 Hectare property located close to regional city of Horsham in the Wimmera region of western Victoria. Would suit a local person or someone happy to rent. Great location. Click here for more details...


A fantastic opportunity for a General Farmhand and Spray Operator on this large farm in Mingenew, with modern machinery and efficient operating systems. There are great accommodation options on farm to suit singles or families.


Thursday, 07 June 2018 16:55

Senior Farm Hand, Williams, WA (REF 151984)

Experienced General Farm Hand position on a mixed property located just 2 hours South of Perth. This would suit someone who is looking to grow with an expanding enterprise and work across both the livestock and cropping enterprises. Click her for more details


Thursday, 31 May 2018 17:13

General Farm Hand, Mingenew, WA (REF 151532)

General Farm Hand based in Mingenew, WA. Mixed property - 5,500ha cropping and 3000 sheep, working alongside the owner and one other permanent member of staff. Farming and Agricultural background experience essential i.e. airseeder and header operation. Click here for more....


Thursday, 31 May 2018 17:13

General Farm Hand, Lake King ( REF 151552)

General Farm Hand with spraying experience required, 10,000Ha cropping property, Lake King, Modern JD machinery with GPS/autosteer. Click here to read more...


Experienced General Farm Hand situated 160kms North of Perth, WA. Based in a 20,000 acre cropping farm with around 8,000 sheep. Must be willing to spray. Looking for an experience GFH someone who has some farming and agricultural experience. Please note this is a permanent position and candidates require to be a permanent resident of Australia. Click here for more details...


General Farm Hand, 2.5 hours East of Perth, WA, pref with MC licence or any truck licence and willing to upgrade with the client, livestock experience, spray experience or willing to learn and a passion for farming plus stability with a great farm. Click here for more details...


General Farm Hand required for a full time position based in Jerramungup. Must have sheep experience. Great location only 140 Kms from Albany. This would be a great opportunity for someone who wants to learn more about stud sheep. Apply NOW!


Thursday, 31 May 2018 17:07

General Farm Hand, Dowerin, WA (REF 151998)

General Farm Hand based in Dowerin, WA. Must be from a farming / agricultural background. Mechanically minded - basic level. Starting in 2018 and client will wait for right individual. Click here for more details...


Do you have an interest in servicing modern agricultural machinery? Do you have an agricultural background? Do you have a mechanical background and qualification? This permanent role could be for you.... click here to read more!


Thursday, 31 May 2018 17:04

General Farm Hand, Mullewa, WA ( REF 152081)

Permanent General Farm Hand required for an immediate start on a family run 4000 Ha mixed property located near Mullewa, Western Australia. Click here for more details...


General Farm hand required on a 4000 Hectare mixed property located close to Hyden located 292 km east-southeast of Perth, Western Australia in the Shire of Kondinin. This is a full time role starting immediately. Click here for more details...


Thursday, 31 May 2018 17:01

General Farm Hand, Newdegate (REF 152215)

General Farm Hand required for a full time position on a family run 4500 Hectare mixed property located between Newdegate and Lake Grace. Start ASAP. Will consider a seasonal person for seeding. Click here for more details...


Our client based in the South West of WA (under 2 hours from Perth) are seeking an enthusiast and committed permanent Senior Production Operator to join their modern & progressive dairy operation with an immediate start. This role would suit someone with a minimum of two years dairy experience with views to career progression. Click here for more details...


A great client of ours requires Mobile Seed Cleaners for their next season starting in September/October. This is a dynamic business with a rapidly expanding client base. Operating a heavy rigid truck, you will be following a schedule set by their co-coordinator driving from farm to farm cleaning their seed. Given there is a lot of responsibility that goes with this position - and plenty of hours! - you will be rewarded well.  This is an excellent employer and you will be looked after. This is evident based on their great staff retention rate and those who return the following season. Click here for more details...


A great client of ours requires Mobile Seed Cleaners for their next season starting in September/October. This is a dynamic business with a rapidly expanding client base. Operating a heavy rigid truck, you will be following a schedule set by their co-coordinator driving from farm to farm cleaning their seed. Given there is a lot of responsibility that goes with this position - and plenty of hours! - you will be rewarded well.  This is an excellent employer and you will be looked after. This is evident based on their great staff retention rate and those who return the following season. Click here for more details...