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Over 600,000 Aussies have lost their jobs during COVID-19 and a further 600,000 have seen their work hours reduced.

As restrictions start to lift and we prepare to get back to a new 'normal' we're launching our new Job Search.

Assistant Farm Manager

Business
Godolphin
Location
Denman
Job Type
Full Time
Hours
38 hours per week
Salary

Godolphin has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Farm Manager to be based at its Woodlands operation near Denman NSW.

Reporting to the Farm Manager, the Assistant Farm Manager is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of grazing pastures and fodder production vital in ensuring that farming objectives meet Godolphin goals in terms of pasture quality and production for its thoroughbred breeding programs. This role is responsible for overseeing the day to day farming operations and staff management and is also responsible for the care and management of the farms beef cattle herd.

What’s in it for you?
• Competitive remuneration package
• Quality uniforms
• A chance to work at one of Godolphin’s premium breeding locations
• Accommodation may be available for the right applicant

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. Please apply in writing by Friday 25th February 2022 to:

[email protected]

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

Skill Required

Key Responsibilities include:
• Supervise daily farming operations and activities such as irrigation and machinery operations in ploughing, sowing, topping, spraying and harvesting
• Produce quality hay with a focus on lucerne production
• Oversee cattle health and management according to the cattle program
• Responsible for supervision and management of staff
• Responsible for operation of the pasture irrigation system
• Implementation of pasture and grazing management program
• Monitor soil & pasture health and moisture, identifying weeds and insects Criteria:
• Highly developed people management skills and willingness to foster and lead a positive, respectful, inclusive safe culture
• Proven experience in establishing & maintaining grazing pastures according to seasonal & nutritional needs and conditions
• Competent in hay production with demonstrated experience in lucerne hay
• Excellent communication skills including IT confidence.
• Demonstrated experience in operational beef cattle husbandry with contemporary approaches to, sustainable, best practice animal welfare
• Current Drivers Licence, with relevant certifications and a preparedness to work out of hours and weekends as required

To apply for this job, please contact us by sending us an email to [email protected]