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Header/ Chaser Bin Driver - Esperance Area

1 position(s) | 28 Oct 2018 - 6-7 weeks

Job # 28396 Location WA - Regional
Duration 6-7 weeks Suburb Scaddan
Industry Agriculture Direction 770kms SE of Perth
Hours per week 70   ($28)

Job Description:

A 10,500 hectare cropping property near Esperance is looking for one header/chaser bin driver for harvest for a controlled traffic farming (CTF) operation.  The farm runs 4 780 Claas harvesters and 3 chaser bins. The chaser bin drivers will be on either Claas or JCB tractors towing 30 tonne bins.  

Work will start around October 28th and will last for 6-7 weeks.  

1 x Header Operator / Chaser Bin Driver

This role will do a combination of header operating and chaser bin driving.  About half of  the time on a header and half on a chaser bin

Applicants for these positions must have at least one season of experience on a header.  Daily maintenance on machinery is required, so applicants must have reasonable mechanical skills.

The pay rate is $28/hour for an experienced header driver.  Accommodation is provided for free in a staff house (own room) sharing with 3-4 other tractor drivers. Morning tea and a cooked dinner are provided, staff must sort their own breakfast and packed lunch.

This is a FANTASTIC farm to work for. Every single one of our staff who has worked here has been happy and many have returned for 2nd and 3rd seasons.  Here is feedback from one of our staff from last harvest: All is going very well here, we have been busy but productive which is always good. Lovely people and great employees, one of the best yet. Food has been exceptional and I believe my stomach has grown since being in Australia these last months!

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