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Senior Farm Hand – Wirrinourt

May 14, 2024

Senior Farm Hand – Livestock & Cropping
Permanent Full Time
Location: “Wirrinourt” – Mininera, Victoria

An attractive renumeration will be offered based on the level of experience
Onsite housing and work vehicle will be provided

Are you interested in a true all-rounder, diverse farm-hand role? Come and join Excel Farms, a
progressive, emerging mixed farming business based in one of Australia’s most productive Agriculture
regions, Western Victoria.

The Company
Excel Farms is a new and fast-growing agriculture company on behalf of a joint venture with Australina and International investors. With a diverse range of properties located in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales and Western Australia, the partnership aims to build a portfolio of agricultural assets primarily producing grains, wool and livestock.
The role will be located at our Wirrinourt aggregation, in Mininera, SW Victoria. The farm
consists of 5400ha of mixed enterprises with 4000ha of winter cropping, with the balance comprising
of primeline and merino ewe flocks, trade lambs and beef.

The Role
Excel Farms is seeking an experienced farm hand to assist with key operations on both the
livestock and cropping enterprises. The position involves performing duties and carrying out work in
areas such as, but not limited to: assisting with day-to-day cropping operations such as spreading,
seeding and harvest along with assisting with livestock operations such as mustering, crutching,
shearing, weighing and assisting at an ad hoc basis where needed. The role will suit a true all-rounder
wanting a diverse range of activities working across both cropping and livestock teams.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience with operating machinery
  • Previous experience working with sheep
  • Previous experience with repairs and maintenance on fences and water systems
  • HR/HC Truck driver desirable (not compulsory)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment
  • Forklift and Drivers licences
  • First Aid
  • Positive and solution focused attitude

What Excel Farms can offer you?

  • Excellent working conditions in a safe and supportive team environment using the latest cropping and livestock technology and management practices 
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities. You will receive regular on-the-job training in machinery use and operations, pasture management and animal husbandry as well as external training where required and requested 
  • Accommodation on farm will be provided 
  • Mobile phone allowance 
  • Working dog allowance (if applicable) 
  • Tool allowance (if applicable) 

The Culture
You will be working in an environment that invests in people, supports innovation and encourages growth.

Excel Farms Values

  • Honesty
  • Responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Positive Attitude
  • Safety

How to Apply

If you are ready for a change or the next step in your career, please apply now. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information or a confidential discussion.

  • Lewis Keller – 0477 939 591
  • Caroline McGrath – 0427 009 048

Applications must include a cover letter and a resume including experience in the their application.
Applications marked ‘Confidential – Wirrinourt, Victoria. Position Vacant’ will be received until 5pm, May 24th via email to

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