Farm Hand Traineeship

Location: Ararat

Job posted: April 7, 2021

Closing date: April 20, 2021

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Farm Hand Traineeship

  • Advancing apprenticeship wages, 9.5% Superannuation plus 4 weeks p/a annual leave
  • A full time, 12 month placement that will provide formal on the job training
  • Enjoy outdoor work


Our Company

Ours is a family run farming business based in Tatyoon, 30 minutes south of Ararat. We offer a well-established farm primarily involving a mix of both cropping and livestock.


  • Cultivate soil, sow crops and control weeds by slashing, rotary hoeing, or chemical spraying
  • Take part in harvesting operations which may involve the use of tractors, harvesters, forklifts and hand tools with appropriate training and licences, as required.
  • Feed livestock
  • Perform other tasks involved with breeding and raising of livestock, such as shearing, dipping, branding, crutching, gelding, marking, and assisting with artificial insemination
  • Ride motorbikes to muster sheep
  • Maintain and repair farm buildings, bores, fences, machinery, troughs, windmills, and other equipment

Skills and Experience

  • An interest in both cropping and livestock
  • Keen and eager to learn all aspects of the agricultural industry
  • Physically fit and enjoy practical outdoor work
  • Honest, reliable, and responsible
  • Self-motivated with the ability to use initiative
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Driver's License is desirable

What's on Offer

The traineeship is a great opportunity to "earn while you learn" by combining full-time on-farm employment with on-the-job training, and off the job training (study blocks) at Longerenong College.

  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Wide variety of work, opportunity to expand skillset with qualifications and on the job training
  • On sight accommodation provided during the busy seasons
  • Mixed farming
  • Weekly Pay
  • Qualified with a Certificate 3 in Agriculture the end of the traineeship

Does this sound like you? APPLY NOW or contact Kate Clark on 0428 971 821 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close by 5pm, Tuesday 20th April 2021

TO APPLY: Written applications including a resume and cover letter to be submitted by clicking apply now.

Skillinvest is an equal opportunity employer

Job Reference: 200000516_1617798915

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Job Types: Permanent

Job Locations: Ararat

Job Industries: Agriculture Fishing and Forestry

Job Skills: Farm Hand Agricultural

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