Production ยป Farming

Farm Hand

Description

Farm Hands keep farms running smoothly by carrying out routine farm operations. Farm Hands sow and harvest crops, operate farm machinery, repair fences and service and repair equipment.

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Cert II-IV followed by Diploma of Agriculture
Recommended
Assistant Farm Hand
Farm Hand
Senior Farm Hand
Farm Supervisor

Activities

  • Cropping activities including cultivating, seeding and applying appropriate fertiliser rates for all crops
  • Preparation of equipment and machinery for seeding and harvest
  • Operation of farm machinery including tractors, headers, grain bins and augers
  • Fencing and fence maintenance

Locations

  • Farms
  • Country
Education opportunities
Job opportunities