STATION/ FARMHAND

'AVILION' | WARWICK, QLD

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A permanent full time position is available for a farm hand to join our family owned and operated mixed farming operation and specialised stud bull preparation facility 30km west of Warwick, Qld.

Job Type: Full time

  • Iconic Family Farming Business, immediate start

  • Full time Permanent Position, generous above award wages

  • Good work/life balance – 5 days/week and work one in every 4 weekends.

Location: Warwick, QLD


Job Description: You will be reporting to and working alongside the owner and the successful applicant will present with some property maintenance and machinery operation experience.

  • You will be involved in the daily station hand duties including: stud processes of weighing and scanning cattle, pen monitoring and cleaning of feed troughs, feeding livestock including feed mixes and lick runs, maintenance of fences, stock waters and other property maintenance as required.

  • Farming activities will include but not limited to planting, cultivating and chemical application.

  • This is a great opportunity for someone with an excellent work ethic, who is reliable to become part of a well-established family entity in a long term position.

The ideal applicant will possess the following attributes/skills & experience:

  • Experience in a similar role is essential

  • Must have a current drivers licence

  • Basic mechanical maintenance knowledge of general servicing and repairs

  • Previous Livestock handling experience 

  • Operating experience of tractors and farm machinery maintenance

  • Proven history of working well as part of a team

  • Current manual driver’s licence

  • A demonstrated commitment to improvement and learning

Benefits:

  • Full time permanent position with above award wages

  • 4 weeks annual leave with time in lieu negotiable

  • Work/life balance - 5 days per week and 1 in every 4 weekends

  • Working with one of the largest Droughtmaster studs, Valera Vale Droughtmasters in preparing there paddock and sale bulls each year.

  • Close to the township of Warwick - 30km (on farm accommodation is not provided)

To apply for this role applicants should present with a cover letter, current resume and at least two contactable work related references.

 

REF | VV | 20211029 | POST TIL 20211210