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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.

Leading Hand - Cropping, Wylarah, QLD (REF 153413)

Our client is currently seeking a highly motivated individual with a significant background in all practical aspects of cropping and water management to join their team. Operating within a large integrated cattle and beef producer, this position offers excellent career progression opportunities with an established and stable employer.

About the Role:

We are looking for a motivated person who has previous experience as irrigated farm hand. This person requires excellent communication skills, can work as part of a team and has demonstrated experience working with modern GPS tractors and zero till machinery.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with Farm Manager within Leading Hand/ 2IC capacity
  • Operation of modern machinery associated with all aspects of a large broadacre program, earthmoving equipment and irrigation systems.
  • Coordinate and oversee daily activities of farm staff
  • Assist the Farm/ Station Manager in areas of purchasing and budgeting
  • Assist with collection and recording of data for all farming operations
  • Work in accordance with the organisations Workplace Health and Safety policy and procedures

About You:

  • Minimum of 3 years broadacre experience, operating modern GPS machinery, planters & airseeders and cultivation equipment
  • Minimum 2 years irrigation farming; land preparation and implements, flood irrigation
  • Boomspray, chemical application, mixing and ability to interpret spray recommendations
  • Excavator, bulldozer experience
  • Machinery maintenance and repairs, including welding and fabrication skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate others and implement relevant work programs
  • Ability to self-manage, with high attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Ability to work with others and contribute to a positive workplace and culture
  • HR truck licence preferred, or the ability to immediately obtain
  • Willingness to obtain various licences/ qualifications as required during the course of employment (e.g. chemical certificate, forklift etc)
  • Computer literate with a basic understanding of MS Word, Excel and Outlook

What's on Offer:

  • Negotiable salary/ hourly rate depending on your skills and experience, evidenced through your consistent and practical, hands-on employment history
  • Accommodation suitable for families with local schooling up to Year 10
  • School bus pickup located at top of accomodation drive way
  • Utilities included
  • Tool allowance for eligible candidates
  • Located within close proximity to large regional town, Roma QLD, offering all conveniences

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Leading Hand - Cropping, Wylarah, QLD (REF 153413)
WA - Other ~ WA
Job Group:
Agriculture & Primary Industry
Job Classification:
Leading Hand