Job Detail

Leading Farm Hand - Emerald

30 August 2017

  • Location: QLD Other
  • Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Reference No. 2474569

Benefits:

  • Market Leader
  • Diverse role
  • Great Opportunity
Our client is a corporate farm and due to the expansion of the operations they require a hands on person in the Emerald region to do a range of tasks from Tractor driving, irrigation and other leading farm hand activities. 
  
The scope of the position is to undertake any of the farm duties that are required on a large scale irrigated farm. Under the guidance of the farm manager your role is to ensure that farm work and maintenance programs are carried out on time and to company standards. The role will be vital in ensuring that production objectives meet company performance targets in terms of quality and production. Reporting to the Farm Management team you will be involved in key development, establishment, and operational aspects of the farm.
  
Duties Include; 
  • General farm duties
  • Tractor driving
  • Development of land prior to planting
  • Establishing new farms
  • Irrigation duties such as maintenance and trouble shooting
  • Pest Control
  • Experience in the operation and use of farm machinery and implements
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience as a farm hand in Agriculture/Horticulture or Forestry.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in operation of Tractors and associated implements
  • Experience with Spraying and weed control.
  • Truck licence an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of agricultural production principles.
  • Mechanical knowledge of farm machinery
  • Applicants must be physically fit, prepared to work in hot conditions outdoors and be willing to learn all aspects of the position.
  • Current drivers licence 
To apply send a cover letter and CV to asher@agrijobs.com.au
  
Contact:
Asher Hammond (B.Ag.Sc)
Business Manager
Agrijobs Australia
1300 668 226
asher@agrijobs.com.au
ww.agrijobs.com.au