EXPERIENCED FARM HAND

Baladonga, Coolah NSW

JOB TYPE: Baladonga Pastoral Company are looking for an experienced Farm Hand for their property, Baladonga, located 10km North of Coolah on the Northwest Slopes and Plains of NSW.

The operations on Baladonga are diverse and include 9,000 merinos, 700 head of cattle plus fodder cropping. 

START DATE: Immediately

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • To assist management with the Livestock and Cropping.

  • To work as part of a team and to take responsibility for tasks which require you to work independently.

  • From time to time you may be required to work outside normal working hours.

  • You will be required to train and keep your own working dogs. 

  • You will be expected to complete your work in a safe manner and treat animals humanely at all times.

 

KEY TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To assist in all livestock husbandry including drenching, mustering, crutching, lambmarking, calf marking, feeding and all other cattle and sheep handling procedures

  • To have a clear understanding of the welfare of livestock and the ability to communicate to management any concerns or advise in relation to water and feed requirements and overall well -being of livestock

  • To check and report on fences and yards requiring repair and to report any equipment or machinery requiring repair or maintenance  to management

  • Assist in loading and unloading of trucks  out of hours

  • Chemical application following recommendations and perform grain processing procedures and supplementary feeding programs

  • To operate plant and equipment efficiently and competently

  • Other duties as directed

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience and skill in both sheep and cattle husbandry and fully trained working dogs are essential.

  • You will also need a current driver's licence and experience in operating farm machinery and quad bikes. 

  • A current HR licence is not essential but would be favourably considered.

BENEFITS: 

  • An attractive 4 bedroom cottage on farm will be provided.

  • There is a school bus to the gate for the local schools (pre-school to Year 12).

  • An attractive salary plus other non-cash benefits (i.e. rations), all negotiated with the successful applicant. 

  • This job offers a supportive, diverse and fast-paced workplace within a proactive country community.

  • Utility vehicle for farm and localised use.

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Please note this is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.

 

Applicants please present resume’s and 2 or more references and submit via the APPLY NOW button below.

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