CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 108091

Farm Hand experienced in matters of construction, maintenance, stock handling, machine and general farm operation gained from 4 years of work on livestock (sheep and cattle) and poultry (layer) farms in Australia. Passionate about agriculture.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

MSc

Type of farming wanted

Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Australian Qualifications that I intend to convert or requalify for UK equivalents:
ChemCert Lvl 3 (Herbicide and Pesticide spraying licence)
White Card (Construction Operational Health and Safety)
Forklift HR Licence.
Asbestos Awareness Certificate.
Full Clean driving licence with off-road and vehicle recovery experience.

Highly motivated to continue undergoing agriculture related training, vocational qualifications and licences either as part of the role, or in my personal time.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Poultry

Other equipment experience

Tractor operating experience includes, slashing grass, moving bales, moving construction material, driving strainer posts, and recovering bogged vehicles. Highly motivated to expand into arable harvest work. Forklift: experienced in both regular and all terrain, will need to re-qualify for a UK licence. Telehandler: familiar, however seldom used. Fencing: Very experienced, particularly in Waratah Fencing. Aussie PA1 (ChemCert), experienced however will need to re-qualify for the UK, if role requires.

Other livestock experience

Sheep: 1.5 years as a station hand in outback NSW, on a 370,000 acre family run property, running an est. 48,000 head of Dorper ewes. Experienced in matters of mustering, drafting and lamb marking.

Goat: Took part in outback 'Rangeland' goat musters, yarding and road-train truck loading.

Poultry: Primarily experienced in the construction, assembly and maintenance of BigDutchman rearing and layer sheds, but also provided assistance during flock moves and shed turnarounds.

Beef: Assisted in musters and herd relocations between paddocks separated by public roads on a family farm in Countegany NSW, and herd welfare checks during calving.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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Age

30

Marital status

Single

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Middlesex

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

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Hobbies

Cook and sleep! But if lucky I'll make time to read, hike, swim, trail run, play tennis, go shooting, or a game of pool at the pub.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

180cm, 80kg

Relevant health problems

None

Farming background

2022-2023 Maintenance Hand on Egg Layer farm engaged in the construction of new and retrofitted rearing (x3) and layer (x6) sheds with Big Dutchman systems, in South Australia. 2021-2022 Station Hand in Outback NSW performing a wide range of duties from stock work, fencing (new 8km in 4 days) to farm expansion and maintenance operations. 2020-2021 Fencing Offsider near Canberra ACT, providing custom commercial, rural and residential fencing and storage solutions. 2020 Bushfire recovery Volunteer, gained skills and knowledge in rural fencing.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 22/07/2024 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

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Type of job

Any

Where would you like to work?

Anywhere in the UK, possibly overseas, but preferably with accommodation. Very keen to join in this year's harvest, while also open to more permanent opportunities which involve career progression and training within dairy, arable and grain storage operations.

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