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June

Assistant Farm Manager

Southern Cross Personnel - Pinnaroo, SA

Agriculture, Nature & Animal
Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client is an established dynamic South Australian family owned business supplying potatoes and onions for sale in major Australian supermarket chains and produce markets nationally. The business is experiencing high growth, and provides a perfect opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated individual to take on new challenges within their business.

The Role:
The Assistant Farm Manager will be responsible for assisting in the operational management and improvement of farms to ensure maximum yields and quality is met. Responsible for the day to day management of a mixed crop farm reporting to the farm manager. You will oversee the full ground preparation, planting, growing and harvesting process and work in conjunction with our agronomy team to ensure their recommendations and inputs are effective.

Your Tasks:

  • Manage all operations associated with the crop growing season including:

Pivot moving

Ground preparation

Planting

Fertilizing

Spraying

Harvesting

Grading

  • Inspection of pivots to apply the correct level of water for moisture of growing and harvesting crops.
  • Plan and carry out seeding, growing and harvesting.
  • Order parts for machinery repairs, ensuring competitive pricing.
  • Maintain workplace, health and safety standards and to adhere to company policies and procedures at all times.

Your Skills and Experience

  • You will have proven experience in the operational management of a mixed crop farm.
  • You will have good communication skills which will enable you to liaise with farm managers, agronomists and other team members.
  • You will possess strong attention to detail and have passion and pride in the quality of your work.
  • You must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.

Your Remuneration

Salary range $65,000 - $75,000 + superannuation.


Please Note only successful candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview.