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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 60 years over which time we have developed strong relationships with many farmers and seasonal farm workers.



General Farm/ Stock Hand, Lake King, WA (REF 153193)

Due to expanding their enterprise, an excellent opportunity has arisen to join a large mixed farming operation, working closely with the Farm Operations Manager/ Owner.  Whilst there is a focus towards the cropping enterprise, there is flexibility for a multi-skilled candidate to operate across both the cropping and livestock program.

Good Things To Know:

  • Family owned and operated
  • Opportunity to be involved and play a key role within the successful farming enterprise
  • Pathway towards 2IC position, professional development 
  • Modern, forward thinking enterprise

About The Role:
This unique position has scope for flexibility to suit your skills, experience and area of passion and as such your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • General livestock / animal husbandry responsibilities should this be an area of interest
  • Machinery operation during seasonal peak periods, seeding & harvest and some spraying
  • Work in close collaboration with the Operations Manager to develop and implement fertisliser and spray programs for both crops and pastures
  • Monitor paddock conditions and report on issues such as crop disease, control of pest/ weeds, soil and pasture improvement
  • Assist management in paddock rotation, development of appropriate methods to ensure maximum crop and pasture production

About You:

  • Strong farming background, ideally with a mixed farming operation
  • Experienced spray operator, with ChemCert certification preferred but not essential
  • Current drivers licence
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work in collaboration with management and farm Agronomist
  • You are a grounded individual with an open mind and willingness to learn
  • Adaptable and flexible in your approach
  • A desire to engage and be involved within the local community is an important aspect of this role
  • Strong agronomy experience will be considered highly advantageous
  • Forklift licence and MC truck licence highly advantageous

What's On Offer:

  • Negotiable salary depending on your skills and experience.
  • 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom brick and tile house with new kitchen located on the property within 30kms from Lake King and Newdegate town centre
  • Work vehicle
  • Productivity bonus's may be paid from time to time
  • Professional career development pathway within the Agriculture industry

Please note this is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.

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Title:
General Farm/ Stock Hand, Lake King, WA (REF 153193)
Country:
Australia
Location:
WA - Other ~ WA
Job Group:
Agriculture & Primary Industry
Job Classification:
Leading Hand