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Farm Hand – Full time Permanent: Dongara (id#17533)

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Job Overview

Progressive farming opportunity near the coast with quality work and education options all within daily traveling distance. This a prime opportunity for any young person looking to develop their career in agriculture or would provide a family the best of all opportunities that a rural lifestyle offers.


About the Role

A full-time permanent role, on a family-owned mixed cropping and sheep property, based 55kms north-east of Dongara.  Total 7200ha, cropping over 5,000ha of mostly wheat and lupins, canola and barley when the opportunity arises, and managing 1200 Merino ewes and their annual lambs.

The role includes;

  1. Operating, servicing, and maintaining all machinery (including headers, quad track tractors, chaser bins, air seeder, sprayer etc).
  2. Sheep work.
  3. Other general farm duties inc maintenance/repairs of farm infrastructure.


About the Applicant

  • The business is looking for an experienced person capable of the above duties, so would prefer the applicant to have either previous farming experience or come from an agricultural mechanic background.
  • Physically fit & able to do manual work.
  • Good communicator.
  • Proactive, organised and uses initiative.
  • Can work independently and as a team member.
  • Follows occupational, health and safety guidelines.


Salary and Conditions

  • Salary – $81,900 to $93,600 (rate dependent on experience) for approx. 45hrs/week (i.e. ~ 7.30am – 5.30pm, 5 days/week); plus Super.
  • Overtime paid during seeding and harvest – usually adds up to around $15k – $17k per year (rate dependent on experience).
  • 4 weeks Annual Leave.
  • Work Ute provided.
  • Accommodation in a 4-bedroom family home provided – including water, electricity and gas.

Start Date is early 2024 but this can be negotiated for the successful candidate.

Applications direct to this advertisement.


The surrounding community

The farm is situated 55kms Northeast of Dongara, 75kms Southeast of Geraldton, 40kms Northwest of Mingenew. Majority bitumen roads, with small amount of gravel. Local Primary School available at Walkaway and High Schools at Geraldton and Dongara.


In summary:

Location: Dongara, Western Australia
Start Date: January 2024
Job: Farm Hand – full-time permanent
Wages: Salary
Hours: Full-time Permanent
Accommodation: Available
Driver’s license: Required
Fluent English: Required


More Information

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