Farm Hand


Mt Rose Group


Avenel, Victoria

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Full-Time Position | Farm Hand

About us

Our private property in Avenel, Victoria hosts a diverse range of activities including; personal accommodation and infrastructure, a native animal sanctuary, carbon and biodiversity habitat regeneration and other essential farming activities. We are committed to sustainable land management practices and creating improved habitat for native flora and fauna species.

About the role

As a Farm Hand, you will play a vital role in supporting the projects on our property. You will be reporting to the Farm Manager, and primary responsibilities will involve contributing to the day-to-day activities of the Farm Manager, Sanctuary Rangers, and LRX. This role offers a unique opportunity to engage in conservation, reforestation monitoring, and habitat regeneration initiatives.

If you would like to know more about the sanctuary, please visit us at https://www.widgewah.com.au.

If you would like to know more about LRX, please visit us at https://www.lrxgroup.com.au.

About you:

  • A strong passion for sustainable land management practices and an understanding of the importance of preserving and improving habitats for native flora and fauna species.
  • Previous experience working on farms or similar rural properties, demonstrating hands-on knowledge of farm activities, infrastructure maintenance, and animal care.
  • Adaptability to work in a dynamic and independent team environment.
  • Proficiency in using computer programs such as Google Suite.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Qualifications in the environmental sciences, land management or agriculture experience.
  • Training in four-wheel drive or chainsaw use.
  • Victorian Agricultural Chemical User Permit (ACUP).


  • Support the Property Manager with any farm related works that need to be completed on the property.
  • Support the Sanctuary Rangers in monitoring the predator-proof fence line.
  • Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the property's infrastructures, including cottages, tiny homes, and vehicles.
  • Assist in monitoring planting plots and reporting observations.
  • Collaborate and execute on bushfire prevention strategies including fire break development around infrastructure, invasive weed management and fuel reduction activities.
  • Contribute to the improvement of habitat for native flora and fauna species.
  • Assist with the health and well-being of domestic animals on the property.

Why join us?

You will be joining a highly diverse team of experienced multidisciplinary professionals and industry-leading partners. We encourage a flexible, positive and inclusive work environment in a rapidly growing industry. The role is anticipated to commence on a full-time contract basis.


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