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Machinery Operators - Katherine NT
1 position(s) | As soon as possible
|Job #||29498||Location||NT - Regional|
|Industry||Agriculture||Direction||300ks South of Darwin|
|Hours per week||38 ($Neg.)|
Seeking an experienced farm hand to start work ASAP for a large and progressive commercial mango operation spanning over 300 hectares in Katherine, NT (300kms south of Darwin).
A FARMING BACKGROUND IS PREFERRED AND YOU MUST COMMIT TO 12+ MONTHS. THIS ROLE IS OPEN TO AUSTRALIANS AND BACKPACKERS.
You will be operating a variety of machinery on the farm including tractors, water carts, small trucks and forklift.
You will be required to work flexibly on a property boasting 65,000+ trees.
Duties will include:
- Operate a slasher
- Operate a sprayer
- Mulching of Deadwood
- Operate tractors with boom spray for herbiciding
- Perform routine maintenance on the equipment
- General farm work
A chemical certificate and a forklift licence would be an advantage.
Previous experience in a field/horticultural role would be beneficial however full training will be provided.
Own transport will be required due to the location of the property which is 20 kms form town centre.
Accommodation may be available on site at the discretion of the management.
This is a progressive role for the right applicant and a unique opportunity to live and work in the NT, there are plenty of activities for your down time including hiking, fishing and camping.
To APPLY register at www.thejobshop.com.au providing your resume and 1 recent work referee