Senior Farm Hand - Wongan Hills WA

  • Package inclusive of modern on-farm accommodation, electricity, phone.
  • 5 weeks leave per year and salary protection insurance.
  • Work with the latest technologies and machinery.
  • Lawson Grains is Australia’s leading corporate grain farmer through investments in People, Environments and Best Practice. This has been achieved through a team of passionate people and stakeholders who are engaged in the industry for the long run. We have scale with land holdings in excess of 90,000 hectares across 10 aggregations throughout NSW and Western Australia. We also implement best practice, utilising the latest technology, machinery and innovation.

    • Location: Wongan Hills
      Work Type: FullTime
      Post Date: 13/04/2022

    In your new role you will:

    ·       Safely operate farm plant, equipment, vehicles and machinery for the cropping programs.

    ·       Keep records of sowing, fertilizer, spraying and machinery maintenance.

    ·       Assist the Farm Management with annual maintenance and capital improvement programs.

    ·       Work independently and as part of a team within Lawson guidelines and policies.

    You will have:

    ·       Ideally 2+ years’ experience in broad acre grain cropping production including the operation of all associated plant and machinery and chemical management.

    ·       Formal qualifications in agriculture or a trade is desirable but not essential.

    ·       A mechanical mind and a passion for machinery maintenance.

    ·       A valid driver’s licence, ideally HC.

    ·       Demonstrated problem-solving skills with good attention to detail, a strong work ethic and ability to follow process.

    We will offer you:

    ·       An opportunity for supported career growth and personal development.

    ·       Workplace safety and wellbeing where we ‘walk the talk'.   

    ·       Employee Wellbeing Program – includes free counselling, annual medical & skin health checks and more. 

    ·       Paid overtime during peak periods (seeding and harvest).