EXPERIENCED FARMHAND 

'BRUNDAH' | BINALONG, NSW

We are a progressive, mixed farming family owned and operated enterprise, approximately 2,600acres, located in the South West Slopes of NSW. The property is located just 4km from the village of Binalong, a growing community with School, Preschool 2-3 days/wk, Grocery Store, Cafe and essential services. It is 30 mins from Harden, Boorowa and Yass; and 75 mins to Canberra.

 

We are predominantly a sheep/wool enterprise and restocking cattle herd.

Start: Immediate

Job Type: Full Time

 

Job Description: We are seeking a suitably qualified Farm Hand with adequate experience in the general day to day running of a farm particularly in stock work and sheep husbandry. 

  • Sheep numbers are approximately 3000 with shearing done on site by contractors. We are restocking cattle numbers following the drought, currently 50 head.

  • We have a flexible management style - i.e. days in lieu, 4 days per week, also open to alternative working arrangements when not so busy.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Farming background with good general farming knowledge (minimum 2 years experience)

  • LSS (Low Stress Stock) Handling training is preferred

  • Experience with operation and maintenance of farm machinery, looking after gear and equipment is essential.

  • Contractors do shearing and lamb marking, stock movements in and out will be your responsibility.

  • Working sheep dogs preferable but not essential

  • Fencing and water maintenance experience

  • Self motivation, ability to take initiative and work unsupervised

  • Management of the property should the owners be away

  • Good communication skills, be trustworthy and reliable

  • Drivers Licence (Manual)

 

Benefits:

  • An above award package available reflecting the skills and experience of the successful applicant

  • 3 bedroom cottage including power

  • Work vehicle for farm and local personal use

  • Lamb meat ration

  • Paddock for 1-2 horses

Applicants please present your resume with 2 or more references and submit via the APPLY NOW button below. NOTE: only applicants who meet the brief will be considered and contacted if shortlisted.

 

Candidates who do not have at least 2 years farmhand experience with an employer will not be considered.

Please contact the owner Paul on 0417 463 938 for more information on the position.

Brundah | Ref 20211020 | CLSED 20211125