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💼 Position: Farm Assistant
📍 Location: Sheffield, Tasmania
Are you an experienced and proactive farm professional seeking a challenging and rewarding position in a supportive, family-run environment? Look no further! Join the team at this thriving agricultural business and enjoy an impressive array of family-friendly benefits, growth opportunities, and the chance to experience the beauty of North West Tasmania.
Working across three prosperous farms in the Sheffield area (Sheffield, 500 acres, Kimberley, 300 acres and Mersey Lea, 500 acres), including a successful dairy farm in Mersey Lea with its own grain shed. We are seeking a reliable Farm Assistant to help oversee these Sheffield properties under the supervision and support of the farm owner.
🌾 Position Responsibilities:
- General farm maintenance.
- Irrigation management with pivot systems.
- Rotational livestock handling.
- Fence repair and relocation.
- Basic machinery maintenance.
- Upkeep of farm properties and surroundings (mowing, etc.).
- Maintenance and repairs to the farmhouse (painting, etc.).
- Assistance at other properties when needed.
- Ability to work unsupervised.
- Flexibility to work when needed (variable hours).
- Background in mechanical/farm equipment.
- Experience in a family-run environment.
- Previous livestock work is a plus.
- Eagerness to learn and suggest solutions.
- Decision-making based on instructions and experience.
- Proactivity and responsibility.
- Preferably no pets (dogs may cause issues with livestock).
💎 Attractive Benefits & Opportunities:
- Competitive salary of $60,000 - $65,000, depending on experience.
- Free accommodation in a cosy recently renovated farmhouse (4 bedrooms, 2 baths, new carpet, and kitchen).
- Flexible work hours (25-55 hours per week, can be accumulated for time off or paid at an agreed rate).
- Opportunity to learn and grow within a successful family-run business.
- Collaborative and supportive work environment.
- Chance to make a meaningful impact on the success and development of the farm.
- Family-friendly atmosphere - families are more than welcome.
- Ideal for families looking to relocate to the beautiful North West Coast of Tasmania.
🌿 Experience the Benefits of Living in Tasmania & the North West Coast:
- Stunning natural landscapes, including beaches, forests, and national parks.
- Relaxed and friendly community atmosphere.
- Access to schools, healthcare, and recreational facilities.
- Safe environment for raising a family.
- Abundance of outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, and water sports.
If you're a dedicated and resourceful individual who enjoys working in a family-oriented atmosphere and meeting new challenges head-on, this position is perfect for you. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join the team and reap the numerous benefits that come with it.
📩 Apply now to become a vital member of the team and start enjoying the perks of working at this premier family farm and living in Tasmania's North West Coast!