sowing operation / machinery operator

$20.00 - $30.00/hr

Riverina, NSW


Pay rate: $20.00 - $30.00/hr

This hourly rate is just a guide. All pay negotiations should be conducted between the worker and employer directly.

Start date: 10/04/2018
Location: Riverina, NSW
Acommodation provided:


We are a large family owned cropping operation looking for an individual to assist us with the management of our broad acre cropping program. We are looking for motivated individuals with tractor experience to assist us with Sowing 10,000ha, starting April. Main activities include: • Tractor driving – sowing cereal/canola crops utilising 60 and 90 foot air seeders, spreading fertiliser • Truck Driving – with correct licence • Recording information on operations and sowing • Rock and stick picking and removal from paddocks The skills we need in the successful applicants include: • Experienced tractor driver and understanding of maintenance • Operation of farm machinery computer equipment • Physically fit and strong • Capable of working long hours You will be joining our current staff so team players are wanted. This is a unique opportunity to work on a large cropping farm utilising modern equipment and technologies. On farm share accommodation is available. This position is temporary but for the right applicant we would be interested to offer permanent work.

Number of workers needed: 2-5
Number of positions filled: 0


Plant and Equipment Maintenance
Sowing/Seeding Experience
MC/HC Truck Driving Experience
Machinery Operation Experience
GPS equipment use
Spray Operations
Chemical Loading/Mixing
Boom Spray Calibration
Tractor Driver
Spray Rig Experience
Tractor Operations

Job Categories:

Driver & Machinery Operator
General Farm Work

Monica Molloy


10,000 broad acre cropping farm, family owned. Run all our own machinery including on-farm grain storage. We usually have permanent staff of 2-3. Usual plantings incl. wheat, canola, vetch, barley. Sowing occurs April to June, harvest October to December. We have on-farm accommodation available.

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