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Mixed Crop FarmerGlobal Skilled Employment Services
Job description Mixed Crop Farmer Location: Mt. Gambier, SA, 5290 Tenure: Full-time, Permanent Comprehensive salary package from $54,000 pa (plus superannuation) Required Qualification: • Bachelor’s in Agriculture or higher equivalent • At least 3 years recent relevant work experience Position Summary: On behalf of our client, Global Skilled Employment Services is looking for a skilled and experienced Mixed Crop Farmer/Farm Coordinator who have strong communication skills, self-motivated and must have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Major duties includes: • Operationally undertake and coordinate the business' Irrigated Cropping Enterprise in a productive / sustainable / profitable fashion, • Liase with management & agronomist in setting seasonal production plans & goals, • Implement production plan actions in a timely manner, • Plan / monitor / control irrigation applications with centre pivots, • Maintain centre pivot irrigation and motors, Organize / coordinate contract operations with clients/ transport operators / contractors, • Collect / collaborate / report data with management and agronomist for annual production reviews, • Optimize pasture production with thorough weed / pest / disease control practices, • Maximize quality of hay & silage production, • Undertake operational activities to convert waste by products into high quality compost, • Organize & coordinate compost sales with clients / transport contractors / spreading contractors, • Organize / coordinate / undertake on-farm compost spreading.
This is a full-time position which may involve weekend work and some unplanned hours of work where the need arises. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: From $54,000.00 per year.