Ranfurly Agriculture • PO Box 9, Moora 6510 • Tel:  +61 8 9653 1700 • Fax: +61 8 9653 1711

Employment

Full-time Farm Position

Starting January/February 2019


We are currently seeking a self-motivated and diligent person to work with us on our progressive family farming operation.


The person will be responsible for broad acre machinery operation as well as livestock work and general farm labouring. The role will be approximately 75% cropping work and 25% livestock/farm work. Machinery operation will include spreading, seeding, spraying and harvesting.


The farm has transitioned to Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) and we run modern, well-maintained machinery such as a Rogator SP boom spray and a New Holland CR 9.90 header on tracks.


The ideal candidate should have the following skills and abilities:

  • Experience operating modern broad acre machinery with GPS
  • Sound mechanical skills
  • Willingness to assist with all aspects of our sheep enterprise
  • Excellent communication and record keeping skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Be able to work in a productive and safe manner


Moora is a great farming community with two primary schools, a high school, a medical centre, hospital and several banks. The community has numerous sporting clubs, weekly Park Runs, and the annual Gravel Grinder and Triathlon events. We offer an excellent remuneration package, including an attractive 4x2 home.


Permanent Residents Only.

Casual


Pre-Seeding: February–April
Spreading of fertilisers, lime and gypsum. Deep ripping using a Challenger Track tractor.

Seeding: April–June

Seeding requires operating a 4WD New Holland tractor towing a 20T Morris air seeder and a 60 ft (18m) seeding bar on GPS auto steer.

Post Seeding: June–July
Spreading of nitrogen fertiliser, as well as clearing paddocks of rocks and sticks.

Harvest: October–January

Harvest includes a variety of roles such as operating a 25T chaser bin towed by a John Deere 8320R tractor.


How to apply
All applicants require a valid work visa and driver’s license.

Please click here to apply.

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