Farm Operator - Sheffield School - 970621

Department of Education TasmaniaTasmania

Duties

Maintain farm operations, and the school farm as an educational resource, whilst integrating student practical training into normal farm operations through the demonstration of skills and techniques relating to the farm industry.

Undertake a range of functions and tasks associated with the routine maintenance and daily operation of the school farm, including tasks requiring skills obtained through training and experience.

Essential Requirements

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment. • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment)

Desirable Requirements

o A current drivers licence. o Appropriate trade qualifications or relevant skills obtained through training and experience would be an advantage. o Extensive practical experience in farm operations, preferably under Tasmanian conditions. o A current Chem Cert Certificate and First Aid Certificate or the ability to obtain.

Enquiries to Jamie Skirving (03) 6491 8222

All interested applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss specific details of the vacancy with the Contact Person.

For relevant supporting documents, including a statement of duties, please click Apply Now.

Electronic submission of applications via ‘Apply Now’ is preferred.

Applications submitted electronically:

  • must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, each with a size no greater than 10MB
  • will be acknowledged immediately by return email
  • do not require additional paper copies of the application to be sent through the mail

Applicants should forward/include:

  • a completed Application for Employment form
  • a statement addressing the selection criteria
  • relevant personal details and work history.

All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the Apply Now button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

Should you have any queries regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.

Department of Education Tasmania

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