Back to all The Lucas Group jobs

Posted: Thu Nov 03 2022

Senior Farm Hand

Boort, Victoria
Salary:$80,000 Yearly


Are you ready to sow the seeds of success and grow your career within a flourishing farming enterprise? Look no further!

Our client, a highly successful and diverse winter and summer cropping business spanning over 4,500 hectares, is seeking a talented individual to join their dynamic team. With a wide range of crops, including processing tomatoes, corn, wheat, barley, canola, faba beans, lentils, chickpeas, and field peas, this is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of agriculture.

The Role & Responsibilities:
As a key player in our team, you'll be instrumental in the day-to-day operations of our irrigated and dryland cropping business. From machinery operation, including sowing, spraying, spreading, and harvesting, to assisting with irrigation systems using cutting-edge infrastructure, you'll have a chance to showcase and develop your skills.
In this role, you’ll:
  • Operate modern, large-scale farming equipment using Precision Ag Technologies
  • Implement the cropping plan with a focus on timeliness & quality.
  • Assist in farm maintenance & cleaning.
  • Maintain farm records and liaise with consultants & suppliers.
  • Provide strong on-farm WHS leadership.

Skills & Experience You'll Bring:
If you have a background in production agriculture and a passion for irrigated farming, this is the perfect opportunity for you to shine. Attention to detail, a mechanically minded approach, and initiative are the qualities that will set you apart from the crowd. We value a positive attitude and a willingness to learn new skills, as we believe in nurturing our employees' growth.

Why Choose Us?
Our client prioritises their employees' development and satisfaction. You'll receive comprehensive training to ensure that you can excel in your daily tasks, allowing you to take ownership of your work. The management team is consultative and understanding, recognizing the importance of work-life balance. They offer flexibility and support to accommodate your personal interests and commitments.

Perks & Advantages:
  • Competitive hourly rate of $36+
  • Impressive on-farm package: 3-bedroom home, power, internet & work ute
  • Long-term employment opportunity with clear professional development plan
  • Overseas and domestic study trips for personal growth
  • Convenient location, just 3 hours from Melbourne
  • Proximity to recreational activities: Murray River & multiple lakes
  • Local football & netball clubs nearby, known for success & welcoming atmosphere.

Take the next step towards a thriving career in farming! Apply now to become a valued member of our dedicated team.

If you have any questions about the role, please call Claudia Marciano on (08) 8201 9999.

The Lucas Group
For over 30 years The Lucas Group has provided agricultural industries in Australia with executive search, recruitment, and human resources consulting services.

The Lucas Group