Fencing Repairs & Farm Chores

Tommy Armstrong

Fencing Repairs & Farm Chores

  • Contra ( Bed & Meals for Labour)
  • New South Wales
  • Posted 4 weeks ago


We have a 350 acre organic farm out at Trunkey Creek running boer goats and maremmas.  We are 30 minutes from Bathurst (home of mount panorama racing track), 45 minutes from Orange known for it’s fresh produce and locally made wine, 2 hours from the blue mountains, 2 and a half hours from Canberra our nations capital, and 5 hours from NSW Snowy Mountains.

For nature lovers, we have an abundance of bird life, kangaroos and wallabies galore, wombats, echidnas, turtles, and 3 types of deer.

We need help on our farm repairing holes in fencing, and adding electric offset wires to keep the goats in.

I have some other odd jobs like dismantling cattle yards, rounding up goats, connecting a water trough, feeding dogs daily, and using a brushcutter on weeds to clear fence lines.

Needing 2 people that are fit as we have a mixture of flat land and undulating property.  You need to be strong enough to lift approx 20 kgs to 30 kgs whilst lifting bags of dog feed or rolls of wire.

Preferable if you have a caravan to allow you some privacy.  It’s able to be plugged in to electricity, gas and water.  If not, we have a spare room in our house with a queen size bed (6m x 4m room with tv).

We have a bathroom with shower and bath.

If you have a caravan we will supply groceries.  If you need the spare room it would be great if you could assist with cooking of meals.  If you are a vegetarian, we can supply the ingredients for you to prepare your meals.

Prior experience in fencing, plumbing or goat handling will be beneficial.  Looking for someone who can clean up after themselves, is polite, and doesn’t use strong language.

We can work out a roster that allows for longer working days during the week for you to have the weekend available for site seeing, or extra long weekends to go to Canberra or the snow fields.

A vehicle is a necessity.  4wd is great but a hatch or sedan will get you about as well.

There is the option of paid work (38 hour week for accomodation and meals).  Any extra labour is paid.  Normal working hours is 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday which will allow for a bit of sleeping in.

Start as early as 28th May 2018.  Needing help until 10th August 2018.

Thanks for looking.

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