FARM ASSISTANT

CORFIELD DOWNS | WINTON

QLD

CORFIELD DOWNS PASTORAL

Corfield Downs Pastoral is a 60,000 ha beef cattle property located in Central Western QLD 100km north of Winton. Cattle are grazed on native pastures with Mitchel grass and Flinders grass being the more prominent species. In conjunction with the native pastures we currently farm 2,800ha of forage sorghum for grazing and have plans to expand this to 4,000ha over the next 12 months.

We are also considering options of legumes such as lab lab and other cash crops in the likes of grain sorghum and chickpeas. Corfield Downs Pastoral is an industry leading agribusiness where modern technologies and management practices are adopted.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

A very attractive remuneration package

Start:

Immediate

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Farm Assistant to join our expanding business on a permanent basis.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reporting directly to the Manager the Farm Assistant will be responsible for all farming practices involved with a forage sorghum operation. 

  • This being, all spraying, sowing and some ploughing and working closely with our agronomist and manager on all decision making. 

  • You will work closely with the manager in regards all machinery maintenance and servicing.

  • The machinery involved is a John Deere 8530 tractor with GPS, Hayes Sprayer and Gessner parallelogram planter.


During the winter months when farming practices are quiet there will be grading work to be done on the station roads with a CAT 140H grader.

Job Requirements:

  • You are seeking a rural working career in an innovative and industry leading company. 

  • You are seeking a role that will be rewarding both personally and professionally. 

  • You take pride in what you do and are committed to work with safety as a main priority. 

  • You thrive on big days, working in a team environment and lend a hand regardless of the role. 

  • You are an honest, self-motivated leader who inspires junior staff members and other colleagues that surround you.

Job Benefits:

  • Employment opportunities are also available for your partner in either the farming, livestock or administration sectors of the business.

  • Set in an established garden, a very comfortable recently renovated 4-bedroom house will be available for the successful applicant. 

  • Fully air conditioned with unlimited wi-fi. 

  • A very attractive remuneration package is available for the successful applicant with unlimited beef and many other added extras. 

  • Please visit our Instagram page corfielddownspastoral.


Application will be assessed on an ongoing basis and therefore we encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity. Please submit your resume including 3 (minimum) references contact names and numbers (References will be checked). 


NB. Only submissions with relelvant information (CV & references) will be considered.

REF | CORFIELD | 22020721