Farmhand - Dryland & Irrigated Cropping - Emerald QLD
Permanent position for a mechanically minded leading hand on a large centre irrigated property in Emerald region of Central QLD Farmhand Permanent/Fulltime Position Irrigated and Dryland Farming Emerald Region QLD Our client is a market leading business within the beef industry. We are seeking a mechanically astute Leading Hand for a permanent position on an mixed broadacre and irrigated cropping property in the Emerald region of Central Queensland. Integral to the role will be the operation and maintenance of broad acre & irrigation systems to produce a wide range of crops that service the aggregation of properties in its region.
Ideally you will have at least 3 years operations experience across seeding, harvesting, spraying & some mechanical ability with a passion to improve and develop your skills. A positive mentality towards your work and colleagues and attention to detail is a must. As a Farmhand and operator, you will assist the owner and work alongside other staff to carry out the day-to-day farming operations across a large irrigated and dryland cropping enterprise.
Duties & responsibilities Using planting equipment for fertilising and planting operations Irrigating operations and water harvesting pumps Participate in harvesting operations by using tractors, harvesters, forklifts and hand tools Cleaning and sterilising farm equipment Maintain and repair farm buildings, fences, machinery, and other equipment Perform routine daily checks & services on plant and equipment Experience required Previous experience as a farm hand combined with a minimum of 12 months experience operating high horse power machinery Experience in dryland and irrigation farming, using modern GPS machinery (250HP) Previous experience maintaining machinery. Experience with furrow irrigation Preferable: Welding ability preferred HR truck licence preferred Excavator, bulldozer experience preferred Ability to work both alone and as part of a team High level organisation skills We are looking for an enthusiastic Farmhand who wants to build a solid career & work towards developing their skills across all areas of the operation and grow within the business. This is a long term opportunity with a competitive package on offer for the successful candidate.
Accommodation on farm in the form of single accommodation Please apply by clicking on "Apply Now" and following the prompts to upload your resume. Alternatively, email your resume to petermStaff360.com.
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