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Permanent Machinery Operator / Farmhand - February Start

1 position(s) | 3 Feb 2020 - Ongoing

Job # 30148 Location WA - Regional
Duration Ongoing Suburb Carnamah
Industry Agriculture Direction -
Hours per week 50   ($30)

Job Description:

Our client operates a 6500Ha property 35km West of Carnamah (approx 3 and a half hours north of Perth) and they are looking for a Permanent Machinery Operator / Farm Hand to start in February next year (2020).

This role is ideal for someone looking to advance their career in farming and machinery operation on a farm which provides opportunities for learning and exposure to all aspects of cropping and farm management.

Accommodation is provided on the farm and a vehicle will be available for work purposes. You will need your own vehicle for private use.  You will also need to manage your own food.

Pay rate for this role will be $30 per hour plus superannuation and you can expect to average about 50 hours per week. There will be longer days during seeding and harvest and some night shift may be required as well. 

 The farm operates late model John Deere machinery with guidance systems and you will be exposed to a variety of duties including

  • deep ripping
  • spreading
  • tramline renovating
  • seeding
  • loader driving
  • chaser bin driving
  • harvesting
  • truck driving
  • general farm maintenance 
  • machinery maintenance

You must be able to operate farm machinery - tractors and a loader - to be suitable for this position and be able to maintain a clean and well maintained work environment.

An MC drivers licence would be an advantage, but is not essential. 

Carnamah township has local sorting clubs - tennis, bowls, netball, hockey and football (AFL) as well as a golf course

Carnamah high school offers grades to year 10 and there is a local public swimming pool

There is a local IGA supermarket, roadhouse, newsagent, post office, cafe and local doctor and physio in Carnamah

We are looking for someone who wants an opportunity to be part of a cooperative and successful team and can work unsupervised if needed.  

You must have a drivers licence and fluent English is essential.

This is a permanent role and is only available to those who have permanent rights to work in Australia. No sponsorship is available.

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