Category: Farm Manager
The New Zealand Farmers Weekly
Experienced Livestock Farm Manager
We are running a mixed livestock farm about 25 minutes away from Wellsford. We have 600 deer and 350 beef cattle and cropping as required. We are looking for an experienced Mixed Livestock Farm Manager to join our team.
The successful candidate needs to be able to take control and responsibility for the development of the beef and the deer units on the farm in the absence of the farm owner.
As a result, you will need to have at least five years of full-time farming experience, with relevant types of stock. Preferably you will hold a
relevant agricultural qualification. You will need a proven understanding of animal husbandry and a high degree of stock management and
finishing skills, and in-depth knowledge of Health and Safety requirements, awareness of animal welfare practices and artificial insemination,
self-motivation, initiative and an ability to work independently.
The role requires the ability to keep accurate records and reports and to do stock reconciliations on a regular basis. You would be required to attend to maintenance and development of the farm, have fencing experience and knows how to use a chainsaw. Your duties will include pasture management, herd management, and staff management. Tractor skills are required.
We require a clear police history, no drug history and no health issues that will affect your ability to perform active farm work. A clean drivers licence is required. On-farm accommodation is available.
Please email a CV with at least two independent referees to Bryan and Kiyomi Bingley at email@example.com
Date Posted: 2019-04-26