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Senior Farm Hand - Tintinara, Sa., Tintinara

Australia, Tintinara
Last update 2023-09-20
Expires 2023-07-22
ID #1837839399
Senior Farm Hand - Tintinara, Sa., Tintinara
Australia, Tintinara,
Modified September 10, 2023


Impressive facilities, infrastructure, and machinery fleet. Generous remuneration package. A diverse business using modern technologies. The Role: Our client is looking for an experienced farm hand to join their well-established 4th-generation family business. This property covers 6,500 acres of prime agricultural farming land currently supporting 6,800 head of Merino and first cross ewes with offspring for the purpose of prime lamb production, along with 85 head of breeding cattle. Our clients are passionate about being an efficient, productive and sustainably run family-owned Agribusiness that are dedicated to maintaining friendly and professional staff who are equally passionate about agriculture. We are looking for someone to undertake animal husbandry tasks with the sheep, cattle, including marking lambs and calves. Involvement in all parts of the cropping cycle, including the operation of modern farming machinery & equipment (incl GPS); you will be involved in all mechanical and maintenance programs, general farm work (including hay making) and some livestock handling. This role offers a variety of tasks across both the cropping and livestock elements of the property. The employee will also be performing grain processing procedures, feed manufacturing and delivery procedures, as well as performing feedlot and environment maintenance strategies. The applicant will need to have an understanding of quality assurance programs such as Agriwebb, as well as a comprehension of new and innovative technologies. The Property & Employer: The experienced 4th generation family business is looking to expand its established team, the business consists of four properties within close proximity of each other for an aggregation of 6500 acres. Our client holds work ethics and manners to the highest standard as well as the products they produce for example; Canola, Lucerne and cereal crops with a mixture of dryland and progressive irrigation. On average 400ha of the property is under irrigation for lucerne hay and seed, with another 400ha of dryland lucerne, a rotation of the following over 700ha cropping paddocks; Rye Corn, Barley, Wheat, Vetch and Canola. The property is well set up with impressive infrastructure allowing for on-farm storage with new and existing machinery sheds, hay sheds and silos. An impressive machinery fleet with a mix of modern and classic tractors, new self-propelled John Deere sprayer, windrowers, and so on. The infrastructure is forever progressing with new and improved sheep yards and well-maintained cattle yards, making work conditions pleasurable for the candidate. The Offer: An attractive salary package is available for negotiation for the successful applicant along with a 3-bedroom home, which has been well maintained with a woodfire and air conditioning, a work ute for work purposes as well as a meat allowance as part of the package. This property is in an attractive location, only two hours from Adelaide, and one hour from Murray Bridge, with great services, schools and recreational activities. The property is located 20km from Tintinara, and Keith is only a 20-minute drive with a local IGA and playgrounds. Pets are welcome upon discussion with your employer, and work dogs are advantageous. The Ideal Candidate: Passion for excellence. Honest and reliable. Punctual with a strong work ethic. Have the ability to work in a team environment and independently. Ability to follow set tasks and manage their time effectively. Good hygiene and housekeeping skills associated with the primary work area Driver's License. Have an understanding of OH&S procedures Want this job? If you feel you’re the right fit for this position, please submit an up-to-date resume along with the contact details of 3 references. Preference will be given to those who supply a cover letter addressing their suitability - that is, tell us what you love about the role and how you think you’re the right fit.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Senior farm hand - tintinara, sa.

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