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Mixed Crop Farmer/Agricultural Technician
Andrew Peace wines is a large agricultural enterprise located in Piangil, North Western Victoria. We require a mixed crop farmer/ Agricultural Technician to assist in the running of our broad acre cropping division consisting of dryland 3000 ha and irrigated 1000ha growing a range of both winter and summer crops. We are looking for someone with, all round knowledge of general farming operations, pasture and seasonal conditions, you’re someone who can be relied on, you take great pride in what you do, and you do it well.
Qualifications & Experience: Minimum of two years experience in a similar role Experience implementing or working within a business with WHS guidelines Some experience with livestock and a good understanding or agronomic principles for pastures, dry land crops and irrigated crops and the link to livestock production A current Chemcert Certificate or will be willing to attain one Manual Drivers licence ( plus HC licence advantageous) Strong mechanical skills and ability to maintain and repair plant, equipment & machinery Operating modern fleet of farming plant/equipment with GPS Accurate recording and reporting of farming information & data Knowledge and experience planning and preparing for planting and cultivation Tasks & Responsibilities: Plan and coordinate the production of crops Soil preparation Cultivating crops and maintaining optimal growing conditions Organise and conduct farming operations, including collecting, storing and grading the crops Direct and oversee general faming activities including fertilizing, pest control and week control Recoding farming activities, and plan crop preparation and production to meet yearly contract requirements and market demand Train and supervise staff/contractors Budgeting and ordering in conjunction with management Knowledge and experience planning and preparing for planting and cultivation Spraying / Planting & Spreading operations Benefits: An attractive remuneration package that will be negotiated with the successful applicant ( determined by prior knowledge and experience Comfortable accommodation and access to a vehicle Salary range is $55,000 -$65,000 1 Position available Hours: Fulltime Applications open 30th May 2021 and close 30th June 2021 If you are interested in this role APPLY now.