SENIOR FARM HAND
AFMH aim to farm sustainably to secure home-grown forage for our cows with a focus on water efficiency, nutrient recovery and recycling. With an intensive double cropping program of corn, cereal, lucerne and canola across thousands of hectares, we work closely with our agronomy and management teams to continually improve quality and production capabilities.
Based on skills and experience
Until position filled
A permanent full-time position is available for a farm hand with experience in broadacre cropping and harvesting near Gooloogong in Central West NSW.
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
This is a hands-on role that will see the successful candidate involved in all aspects of the cropping cycle.
Utilising the latest techniques in sowing, irrigation and nutrient management there will be an opportunity to work along side a dynamic and experienced team.
This opportunity provides secure, long-term employment in a safety-driven environment.
You will be encouraged to complete HR/HC licensing, loader, skid steer, and forklift ticketing, ChemCert accreditation and other training as required.
Experience in broadacre and row cropping farming practices
Experience operating farm machinery including self-propelled sprayers, planters, spreaders and harvesters
Experience operating the latest John Deere and Trimble guidance and software programs
A genuine interest in sustainable farming operations
A Proven history of working well as part of a team with a track record of punctuality and reliability
A positive attitude with a demonstrated commitment to improvement and learning
Valid drivers license, HC License desirable
Graduates are encouraged to apply regardless of experience
Modern machinery fleet – A fleet of modern and well-maintained John Deere, Fendt, Deutz and Miller equipment utilising the latest technology including My John Deere, Agworld and Trimble Ag software
Intensive double cropping program – Sowing in both summer and winter to grow high quality forage and grain for our dairy operation
Sustainability and renewables focus – AFMH is committed to implementing full circle sustainability and we are focused on finding innovative ways to convert waste to valuable resources
Excellent career prospects – As a leading Australian agribusiness we have ongoing opportunities for promotion and growth
To express initial interest, email your resume and covering letter along with the names and contact details of at least two (2) referees to firstname.lastname@example.org