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Farm ManagerRed Dog Recruitment
Farm Manager is now required on family owned and managed cropping enterprise located on the Darling Downs, QLD. Located on the beautiful fertile black soil plains of the Darling Downs our client is a family owned and managed aggregation predominantly growing irrigated and dryland cotton, corn, wheat, barley and sorghum. This progressive farming business is currently undertaking accreditation to operate under Best Management Practice (BMP) to achieve a high level of sustainable crop production.
An opportunity has become available for a Farm Manager, located near Dalby, to assist the owner in this highly productive farming operation utilising the latest technology and industry research available. This position is a hands on role and ideally suited to someone who has the ability to effectively lead a team and demonstrate their proven operational and agronomic knowledge to be responsible for day to day crop production to achieve commercial outcomes. Position Benefits: - Attractive salary package commensurate with experiences and qualifications work vehicle - Recently renovated air-conditioned large family home including new kitchen situated near the Condamine River power 10km to Dalby - Bus service at front gate for both Primary and Secondary Schools in Dalby - Progressive farming operation undertaking Best Management Practice (BMP) accreditation - Utilisation of the latest John Deere machinery and GPS equipment Position Requirements: - Demonstrated current experience in all aspects of irrigated crop production - Adhere to safe work practices and procedures - Ability to lead by example and motivate staff to reach their full potential - Highly developed organisation skills - Ability to show initiative to improve operations - Strong relationship management and communication skills - Ability to keep accurate records and plan effectively - Operation of heavy machinery in a safe and effective manner - MC truck licence preferred The day to day role will include, but not limited to: - Leadership and management of team - Liaise with agronomists, suppliers and contractors - Operation of modern farm machinery for all aspects of crop production - Management and maintenance of irrigation systems - Servicing and maintenance of farm plant and equipment - General property maintenance and repairs - Work collaboratively with Owner If you are interested in this position simply click the "Apply Now" to forward a current resume or call 0448 833 556 or email jobsreddogrecruitment.