Experienced Farm Operator - Cropping and Livestock

Red Dog Recruitment

Farm Operator position is now available on an extremely progressive mixed farming enterprise is located near Emerald, QLD.

The fertile soils of the Central Highlands in Queensland is where this extremely progressive mixed farming enterprise is located. This operation is not only involved in traditional dryland summer / winter crops and cattle, they also develop and build cutting edge farm technology. Due to continued growth this progressive farming operation has an exciting opportunity for a mechanically minded and technology savvy experienced Farm Operator to join their team located near Emerald, QLD. The successful applicant would ideally have completed a Trade/Agricultural Degree and/or exposure to agriculture, have a proactive attitude and a genuine desire to work in agriculture. This position would suit a younger person who enjoys variety in their workplace and has experience with both livestock and modern farm machinery and eager to join a developing and progressive operation.

Position Benefits:

-  On farm 2 bedroom accommodation
-  Hourly rate reflecting skills and experiences
-  Great employer and team
-  Unique and dynamic farming role
-  Ability to work with the latest technology in farm machinery and practices

The day to day role will include, but not limited to:

-  Operation of late model farm machinery including John Deere tractors and harvesters
-  Operation of machinery for earthworks
-  General maintenance and servicing of farm machinery, plant and equipment 
-  Livestock handling as required
-  General farm duties including fencing
-  Report directly to Farm Manager 

Position Requirements:

-  Demonstrated current experience in broadacre dryland cropping 
-  Ability to operate late model farming machinery competently 
-  Strong mechanical ability and tech savvy
-  Chemical Handling Certificate or willingness to gain
-  HR licence with willingness to obtain MC licence 
-  Ability and willingness to problem solve mechanical and technology issues
-  Excellent time management and organisation skills with ability to work autonomously
-  Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate on all levels

If you are interested in this position simply click the "Apply Now" to forward a current CV or call 0448 833 556 or email jobs@reddogrecruitment.com