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Machinery Operator / Farmhand for Seeding
1 position(s) | 16 Mar 2020 - 3 months+
|Job #||30596||Location||WA - Regional|
|Duration||3 months+||Suburb||Three Springs|
|Industry||Agriculture||Direction||3.5 hours NE of Perth|
|Hours per week||50 ($25)|
A mixed farm in the Three Springs area (3.5 hours north of Perth) is looking for an experienced farmhand for 3 months work.
Farmhand duties will include:
- General maintenance on machinery
- Getting machinery and paddocks ready for seeding
- Operating a GPS autosteer John Deere 9630 tractor towing 60 foot seed bar (April - June).
- General farm labouring
Applicants must have the following skills/attributes:
- Previous experience operating farm machinery
- General maintenance/mechanical skills
- Drivers license and own car
- Excellent English
- Welding skills would be highly regarded
Work will be around 50+ hours a week Monday-Friday before seeding starts. Once seeding commences in April hours will go to 12+ per day, 6-7 days a week.
Pay rate is $25/hour. Accommodation is provided for free in a self-contained house in Three Springs town. Staff must arrange their own food.
The farm is about 7 kms out of town so this person needs a car to drive to/from work.