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

Employment

Full-time

Mixed Cropping Farmhand - March 2018 start


We are seeking a self-motivated and energetic person with experience in mixed cropping for a permanent farmhand position.


The person will be responsible for broadacre 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 (header and chaser bin).


The farm has transitioned to Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) and we run modern, well-maintained machinery such as a Rogator SP boomspray and a brand new New Holland CR 990 header on tracks.


The ideal candidate will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Experience operating modern broadacre machinery with GPS, with spraying experience preferred
  • Good general mechanical skills
  • Livestock handling experience
  • Excellent communication and record keeping skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Be able to work in a productive and safe manner


Renumeration package includes:

  • Hourly pay rate, negotiated based on experience
  • Single accomodation provided on farm or the option to source own accomodation in Moora (10kms from farm)
  • On-farm work ute


Moora is a great farming community with two primary schools, a high school, a medical centre, hospital and severals banks. The community has numerous sporting clubs, weekly Park Runs, and the annual Gravel Grinder and Triathalon events.


Permanent Residents Only.

flexible

Casual


Pre-Seeding: February–April
Spreading of fertilisers, lime and gypsum.

Spading: April–May
Spading involves driving a Case FWA tractor and Farmax Spader on GPS auto-steer.

Seeding: April–June
Seeding requires long shifts driving a 4WD New Holland tractor towing a 20T Morris air seeder and a 50 ft (15m) 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 New Holland CR990 40ft (12.5m) harvester and a 25T chaser bin.


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

Please click here to apply.

or:
F: (08) 9653 1711
or
P: PO Box 9, Moora, WA 6510
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