Full Time Experienced Farm Hand – Cunderdin (ref #22134)

Full Time Experienced Farm Hand - Cunderdin (ref #22134)

Job Overview

This business is a family operated mixed grain and sheep farm in the Central Wheatbelt region of WA.

They are looking for one full time experienced farmhand – ideally starting September but they are flexible. There may be part time work for a partner depending on their skills/experience.

The 6000ha farm is 10kms east of Cunderdin on the Great Eastern Highway. The business produce wheat, canola, barley, lupins, oats and hay for stock feed. They grow pastures including sub clover, medic and serradella and have a sheep trading enterprise which complements our cropping/pasture operation. The sheep are often finished for a short time in a feedlot prior to sale.

October start through to December. Equipment includes 3 x John Deere headers , Case Steiger tractor with Wongan Steel Chaser Bin. The business uses contractors for grain and fertiliser cartage.

The owners are really chasing someone that has mechanical experience as well as a competent machinery operator. Livestock experience is not essential (can cover that with current staffing) however if the applicant enjoys livestock there is opportunity to be involved in that aspect as well.

During busy times we could provide some meals if required. Owners are prepared to negotiate an attractive salary package for the right person. House and work vehicle supplied. Rations available as required.

There are a couple of houses on the farms which are very well maintained and are suitable for families or singles. They are on school bus runs for Cunderdin. Further information can be provided upon application.

Cunderdin is a wheatbelt town with a District High School, an Agricultural College catering for Yr 11 & 12 students, a doctors surgery and health centre, Shire office, 3 machinery dealerships, 2 chemical and farm supply outlets, IGA grocery & Makit Hardware, Ettamogah Pub, Chemist, Butcher and a couple of manufacturing businesses. Sporting facilities include tennis, bowls, golf, swimming pool, gymnasium, basketball, hockey, football, netball. Train services run regularly through the town to Perth and Kalgoorlie.

Cunderdin is about 2 hours east of Perth. There would be plenty of job opportunities for a partner in Cunderdin if required.

 

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