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Permanent Farm Position

1 position(s) | 11 Jun 2018 - Permanent

Job # 27312 Location NT - Regional
Duration Permanent Suburb Katherine
Industry Agriculture Direction 300 kms South of Darwin
Hours per week 45   ($Salary)

Job Description:

A family owned and operated Mango farm situated 30 kms from Katherine is looking for an experienced farm worker to fill a permanent position.. The successful candidate must possess the following attributes and abilities;

  • Highly motivated with previous experience in Horticulture/Agriculture or similar

  • Be fit and healthy and have clean and sober habits. 

  • Be able to work in a team or alone, unsupervised and demonstrate high levels of initiative.

  • Current drivers licence, forklift licence and Chemical User Certificate are essential. The successful candidate will take directions from the Owner/Managing Director .

Other Skills needed:

  • Be able to drive manual vehicles tractors ect.

  • Be able to ride a quad bike.

  • Have a sound understanding/ability of farm machinery to be able to operate and maintain.

  • Analysis and problem solving skills. 

  • Have general all-purpose mechanical skills.

  • Have good communication skills.

  • Be able to understand and follow written directions.

  • Be able to keep records.

  • Be able to do basic building maintenance.

  • Have good time management habits.

  • Understand and be able to look after/operate irrigation equipment from starting pumps, checking/fixing irrigation /assist in servicing pumps/motors.

  •  Be committed to the ongoing productivity ,performance and development of the property.. Accommodation available on Farm for either single person or family/partner. The Farm is approx 30km from Katherine, Northern Territory. Katherine has numerous public schools, one public high school and a private college which caters from Early Learning to Senior School (School bus comes to the Farm gate) and a hospital, private doctors’ clinic, numerous sporting clubs, community groups and other facilities.

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