I am recruiting a junior farm overseer to work in a mixed farming operation a family farming business operating over 3,600 hectares across three properties in the Young, Harden, Binalong districts in the south west slopes of NSW.  The properties run 10,000 breeding ewes and trade up to 5000 merino wether lambs, and opportune cattle trades.

:The operation is focused on growing improved pastures and quality crops for fodder and grain. Annually planting 1,400ha of winter crops including canola, wheat and barley.

:The latest modern cropping equipment all including GPS technology;

  • John Deere tractors
  • John Deere Header,
  • Borghault 40ft air seeder

:The livestock infrastructure includes:

  • Sheep handlers
  • Under cover yards/new woolshed
  • Laneways connecting all paddocks to the yards and woolshed
  • Paddocks are setup for rotational grazing maintaining full groundcover.

THE ROLE:

The role will be integral in implementing the annual cropping, grazing and pasture programs and will include livestock work, operation and maintenance of machinery and infrastructure.

This position requires you to work within an experienced, fun and enthusiastic team. You must be a team player, be motivated and keen to learn and progress your career in agriculture. This position would suit someone, male or female, who has had 1 or 2 years hands on experience with an agricultural university degree behind them.

Requirements & Skills

We are searching for a passionate and enthusiastic young person to join our team as junior overseer in a fulltime permanent role reporting to the owner/manager.

  • 1-2 yrs experience in a mixed farming environment
  • Experience in operating and maintaining a range of large farm machinery
  • Skills in maintenance and repairs of infrastructure
  • Monitor of livestock health and crops
  • Good record keeping.
  • Chemical users certificate
  • Own working dogs would be well regarded.

To apply for this position, email your Resume to jobs@bushrecruitment.com.au