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Mixed Crop & Livestock Farmer
Full time Mixed Crop and Livestock farmer wanted to join a family owned and run cropping and sheep enterprise for a long- term position. Salary range: $60,000 to $75,000 – want this removed, replace with: Salary negotiable on application depending on qualifications and experience Accommodation provided – 4/5-bedroom house in excellent condition, school bus to local primary and high schools. The Business: Our client is an enterprise located in the Upper Great Southern, west of the great southern rail line in Popanyinning which is about 2 hours from Perth, Western Australia.
We crop barley, canola and oats with modern cropping plant and equipment, operate a hay enterprise for export and run a flock of mixed merinos. Duties & Responsibilities: Operation of machinery for spreading, spraying, seeding, and harvesting, harvest and export hay production. Maintenance of machinery, farm buildings, fences and other farm assets Truck license preferred or willing to obtain one Mechanically minded and workshop skills with basic ability to service, maintain, repair machinery and farm assets, general repairs and workshop tasks Co-ordinate the cropping and livestock programs.
Feeding livestock to maintain healthy nutrition levels Inspecting and Monitoring livestock to maintain health conditions Maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities Qualifications & Skills: A qualification and at least 2 years’ experience in crop farming including barley, canola and oats and livestock farming. At least five years relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification Self-motivated with a positive attitude and attention to detail, must be able to work unsupervised and within a team Good communication and time management skills with the ability to accept direction and take on responsibilities while learning on the job. Be flexible and able to take initiative in completing day to day tasks Current driver’s license and own transport essential Good general health and non-smoker Safety awareness and ability to follow safety standards.