Gardener/Farm Hand

Drover Recruitment

Gardener/ Farm Hand required - Southern Highlands NSW location.

  • Extensive established garden and lawn maintenance.
  • General farm work as required.
  • Fulltime position, attractive salary package.
Our client owns and operates over 4,500 Ha split over 6 properties in the productive and picturesque Southern Highland’s region of NSW. This mixed farming operation has a focus on beef cattle breeding and fat lamb production running 1200 spring calving cows and 2000 merino ewes.
 
The main residence on the property is predominately used for the owner’s weekend escape from Sydney and boasts a large and very well-established garden and lawn area. There is also horse arenas and a tennis court that surround this main homestead.
 
The ongoing upkeep of the garden and surrounds is the main focus and responsibility of this role however, you will also be required to assist on the farm for up to four days per week depending on farm activities. 
 
The Gardener/ Farm Hand will report to the owners regarding all garden care and management whilst reporting to the Farm Manager for the general farm work.
 
The successful applicant will possess the following attributes –
  • Enjoy gardening and lawn mowing and take a great deal of pride in the appearance of this property.
  • Operate and maintain both farm and gardening tools and machinery.
  • Have a background in mixed farming and basic knowledge of sheep and cattle husbandry.
  • Be an effective communicator and enjoy autonomy in a role.
 
These properties are in a very attractive location being only 30 kilometres to Moss Vale and an hour’s drive to the magnificent South Coast beaches.
 
The successful applicant will be offered –
  • A comfortable 2.5-bedroom house.
  • A fully maintained work utility.
  • Power, and internet connection.
  • Attractive salary dependant on skills and experience.
 
To apply for this position, please supply an up to date resume along with the contact details of a minimum of 2 references that can be contacted.
 
This is a full-time position so NOT suitable for WHV holders.