Farm Hands required - Large Scale Mixed Farming operation- Garah NSW

Drover Ag Recruitment

Farm Hands required - Large Scale Mixed Farming operation- Garah NSW

  • Join a young energetic team
  • Large, family run pastoral and mixed farming operation
  • Two positions for immediate start
Our clients run a large-scale family run pastoral operation near Garah in the Moree district of NSW  covering some 24,000 Ha which includes 16,000 Ha of dryland summer and winter cropping as well as 8,000 Ha substantial grazing country for around 3000 ewes and 1200 trade cattle.    

 
The property includes large scale grain handling and storage complex and uses all modern farming gear including Weedit camera sprayers, Header, 80ft disc planters, all using Ag Leader-Autofarm GPS guidance systems.
 
Reporting to the foreman, the Farm Hands positions will have a strong cropping focus.  You will need to be competent in the operation and maintenance of large, modern broadacre cropping machinery for spraying, planting, harvest and earthmoving operations.  Ideally you will be experienced in high-tech crop spraying and have the ability to carefully follow instructions for crop protection safely and efficiently.  Driver’s License is essential, HC license and heavy equipment experience (Drozer, grader etc) would be well regarded.
 
The successful applicant will
  • Be enthusiastic about modern agriculture and have a willingness to learn
  • Be an energetic and honest person with a positive attitude to work
  • Show initiative and be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Have sound mechanical knowledge and your own tools
  • Be experienced with large, modern GPS guided farming equipment
 
The property is location 10 km from Garah between Moree and Mungindi with the larger towns of Goondiwindi (100km), Moree (60km) and Toowoomba (330km) within and easy driving distance for schools, shops, and services. 
 
A generous hourly rate is on offer and families are encouraged to apply, being close to good schooling, this business prides itself on creating and maintaining a family friendly environment.
The package includes a modern house in excellent condition that would suit a young family although cottage or Donga accommodation is also available depending on your requirements.  Work vehicle available, subsidised power and meat are included and there is full mobile reception.
To apply for this position, please provide your up to date resume with contact details of at least 2 refences that can verify your experience.  Preference will be given to applicants who supply a cover letter detailing how your skills suit this position.