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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 Hand, Kukerin, WA (REF: 154237)

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The accommodation at this property is not currently suitable for young children, as it is a smaller property located right next door to a large dam and the garden is not securely fenced in. Our clients are happy to consider an early Friday finish and late Monday start to accommodate a drive in/drive out option.

Good Things to Know:

  • Conveniently located approximately 30 minutes from Lake Grace, which hosts a number of facilities and conveniences, including: an IGA, Post Office, Bank, Coffee Shops, Community Resource Centre and library, child day care facilities, Sports and recreation ground and an outdoor Olympic Swimming Pool.
  • The surrounding areas are home to a number of nature reserves and trail walks.
  • Kukerin has a number of winter/summer sports teams open to new members of all levels
  • Telstra is the only network that works on the property
  • Kukerin is a stop on the Perth to Esperance TransWA bus route

About the Role:

  • Working as part of a small team to assist with all crop production/harvesting, feeding/raising of livestock and all general farming/maintenance activities.
  • Operating and maintaining a variety of agricultural machinery and implements, including but not limited to Headers, Air Seeder, Tractors, Loaders, Trucks, Forklift, etc
  • Livestock handling activities including: herding, feeding and checking of livestock, assisting with needling, pregnancy testing, lamb marking, crutching and shearing activities
  • Loading and unloading trucks with bales/fertilizer/grain etc.
  • Workshop duties and general maintenance of fences, plant/equipment and vehicles, clearing of lane-ways and firebreaks, rock/weed picking and any other duties as required

About You:

  • Previous Grain Seeding & Harvest experience
  • Demonstrable experience in the operation of agricultural machinery and implements
  • Experience & knowledge of Autosteer/GPS systems
  • Experience of machinery maintenance, including pre-starts & servicing
  • Experience of handling & working with livestock
  • A valid & current manual drivers licence  - Minimum C Class, HR is preferred
  • The ability to undertake physical & manual work
  • Have the ability to work autonomously and to be self sufficient
  • Have the ability to be proactive and use initiative to problem solve

What's on Offer:

  • Salary: $70k-$75k (willing to increase for someone with excellent skills and experience)
  • Accommodation:Two bedroom cottage, fully furnished, rent & bill free
  • Work Vehicle & Running Costs
  • Minimum 38 hour week, plus additional hours at busy times

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Title:
General Farm Hand, Kukerin, WA (REF: 154237)
Country:
Australia
Location:
WA - Other ~ WA
Job Group:
Agriculture & Primary Industry
Job Classification:
General Farm Hand