'We had never met David before he started working for us. We took a risk and hired him based on the opinion of someone else that we knew. We weren’t disappointed. It turned out to be a very positive experience for us! David was very knowledgable with equipment and bigger cultural practises that were used on the farm. He was a major asset in equipment maintenance and repair. He was extremely punctual and very agreeable to work. '
I'm a 26 year old Argentinian girl actually in my first year visa 462, and I had been approved for my second year visa till January 2020.
I did agronomist studies and I'm really keen in working and learning about farming in Australia, specially with stock and crops.
I didn't grew up in a farm but I had been in touch with it since I was born because my family has a farm and I like going there as much as I can.
2014 - 2017
2011 - 2013
Technical in Agropecuarian Production
'Ana & Josie (3689) looked after our horses in Sydney for some time and then came back to the farm for a couple of months. While they were at the farm they looked after everything; Horses, Sheep, Cattle Gardening, they were excellent. I don’t generally do this but I contacted a friend and referred the girls on to their next job in the Kimberley, that’s how highly we think of them. Their communication is good, they speak English, if they could not understand they would ask me to explain again. We are very fond of them and would highly recommend them.'
Finishing my visa farm work at the end of March and looking for something to keep me going until closer to June time until the snow season starts! Very hard working (2 days off in 3 months record!) A very quick learner and very keen to learn new things too! My farm work for visa included irrigation pipe moving in Lucerne hay and loader experience loading bales onto/off trucks. Learnt about some sheep work but didn't work that closely with them.
'He is coming up to third month here with us, the end of his 88 days. He has been a general farm labourer, hasn’t done much machinery, but a lot of the heavy lifting stuff. He has been really good. He had never worked on a farm before, you can see that in some things although he is not shying away from any work I have given him. He has done everything well. He works hard – has a great work which that has really impressed me. He is pleasant to have around and reliable & punctual. He is always keen for work and has impressed me with the tasks he has got through. I haven’t put him in much machinery, so I can’t vouch for him in that respect although he has been really good for what we have needed him for. I have been really happy to have Wilson work here. (Michael) Having Wilson work for us has been a very positive experience. He has been doing a variety of work – a lot of moving pipes for irrigation, fencing, all-rounder. Physical farm tasks; mixed bag. Very obliging young man. Everyone here speaks very highly of him. (Sally)'
I'm Jonathon Campbell and I'm currently living in Tasmania and I am interested in becoming a farmhand or jackaroo within your cooperation. I would like to gain experience within the cropping and livestock industry. I haven’t had much experience working on a farm or large scale operation but am eager to have a go and put in the hard work to learn new skills and have knowledge that I can use in the future and pass on to others. During my time working with my father on our sheep and beef property, I have done lamb-marking and woolpressing which isn’t an easy job. In my opinion, I have learnt the meaning ‘hard work’ from this. In 2014, I completed a dairy pre-employment training course at Alanvale Tafe Tasmania which teaches us: basic fencing skills, quad bike safety, OHS in agriculture, pasture management, animal welfare and diseases that can affect milk production and quality which will help me. I would really like to learn to ride a horse from a basic level through to an advanced rider and the same goes to riding a motorbike. I would like to become to skilled and work hard to become a skillful employee. Through a variety of jobs I have learnt about safely working with and around machinery. My work experience, which I believe will assist me in this position, includes working on my father’s farm; greens keeper's assistant at Barnbougle; along with other positions which have provided me with experience, knowledge, the ability to work in a team and unsupervised, and further developed an already an excellent work ethic. I am also willing to undertake my certificate in agriculture while working for you if its possible.I am a committed, hard working, energetic young gentleman. If you were to employ me I can promise you will not have any regrets. I am also prepared to move if successful. Enclosed is my resume for your review. Thank you for considering me for this position and am looking forward to hearing from you.
Thanks Jonathon Campbell
TASMANIAN CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION
2011 - 2012
2007 - 2010
'He worked for us for about 12 months as a 1st year apprentice. Started doing basic jobs like learning to load trucks and help out safely. We do a lot of furniture fit outs and he progressed into learning how to build those. He was good with the tools and he always looked after them. He took an interest in everything and as an apprentice was willing learn. Some apprentices don't actively look for things to do when quiet but Jonathan did. He was happy to sweep, clean and even clean toilets. He would also let me know if we were running low on hand towels or paper. He communicated well even though he had a slight speech impediment he took that on board and worked with it. He didn't seemed embarrassed of it even when the others would sometimes reel him in.'
Cattle Artificial Insemination and Pregnancy Testing Competency
Wool Metrology and Appraisal
2015 - 2018
Bachelor of Animal Science (Honours)
'Worked for 12 - 14 months. Duties & responsibilities varied – casual; manual labour, collecting samples, field day labels – grain production Usually on time, trusted to work unsupervised. Good work ethic.'
'Josie came to us from a polo stable where she was a stable hand/ strapper. She could ride a horse well enough but still needs work on her 2 wheel motor bike skills. She had to learn also how to work cattle but she was very keen and mastered that well enough. I could not fault her work ethic as she was always looking for something to do. I would recommend her.'
We are a couple from Estonia. I'm Keven 24 years old, Estonian farmer. I have a lot of experiences with agriculture machinery, harvesters, tractors, forage harvesters etc. My partner Triin is 22 years old and she has many experiences with farm animals cows, dairy etc. We are looking for a great farm where we can do long hours. We'd be very happy if we get a chance to work a long time in your team. At the moment we are working in Victoria.
Best of regards
'Madhu has worked for us on and off over about 2 years. Duties include picking fruit, stacking bis, sorting. He works unsupervised with no problems. He is punctual and reliable. Pretty good communication skills. He has never had any workers work under his charge. I have no reservations in recommending him.'
'Brooke helped me out on and off about two years ago. We have a horse adjustment business in the northern suburbs of Perth in WA. General animal care and hygiene and property maintenance were here main duties. She also had to deal with a lot of our clients, who need a lot of reassurance surrounding the care of their animals. Considering her age at the time, she was great, most her age are awful. Brooke has a brain, she is a good worker, she gets in and gets the job done. I would ask her to do something and I knew I didn’t have to worry, it would be done well, she understood the importance of doing a job once and well. She is sharp, quite shy which made it a bit difficult to have a conversation at the beginning but she definitely got better with time. She is at the high end of good workers. I would have no dramas in recommending her, she definitely has a brain. You could put her anywhere, she would cope with remote work, she really isn’t afraid of getting her hands dirty. '
I've lived in South Australia for nearly 7 years. I grew up on a beef farm in Ireland.
I've been a mechanic for 15 years working on all kinda of machinery from passenger vehicles to potatoe harvesters to large quarry machinery.
I have a HC licence and a forklift ticket as well as having completed the front loader safety course.
I have experience driving/operating a wide range of farm machinery.
1996 - 2001
'Absolute first rate - Kevin did everything asked of him professionally and cheerfully, was extremely competent'
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