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Header Drivers for Grain Harvest
10 position(s) | As soon as possible
|Job #||30108||Location||WA - Perth|
|Hours per week||80+ ($25+)|
The Job Shop is looking for experienced Header (Combine) Operators for roles for Harvest this season.
Our agency has recruited for the same farmers for many years and we only work with clients who offer a good workplace and fair pay and conditions for staff. All machinery is modern and in good condition with GPS autosteer.
Our clients are all over the wheatbelt in Western Australia - from Geraldton down to Esperance. If you have a particular area you want to be in, just let us know.
The duration of the work will depend on the specific farm - most jobs will last 6 - 10 weeks this season.
We have opportunities for roles commencing immediately and some starting later into the first week of November.
Staff can expect long hours during harvest, with most farms running their machinery on 12+ hour shifts, 6-7 days a week (weather dependent).
For all roles, accommodation is provided and some farms also offer meals while harvesting.
Pay rate will be negotiated based on experience level. Header operators can expect between $25-30+ per hour.
Even though these are machinery operating roles, staff are expected to assist with general maintenance work and some farm labouring when required.
Applicants must have the following skills and attributes: - Previous experience operating large scale farming machinery - Excellent English - Drivers license - Some mechanical skills to be able to take on general maintenance work - Recent employment references - Ability to work without constantly checking mobile phone!
We consistently receive excellent feedback from machinery operators that we place in harvest roles, many of whom return to their same farm or try a new farm for seeding season the next year
If you are interested in a job for the harvest season, please register and apply for this job online. Our staff will get in touch with you to discuss your experience and what options might suit you.