Farm Operations Manager
Start Date : February 2020 Job Description : A position is available for an experienced Farm Operations Manager on a family owned cropping farm near Esperance, WA. Duties include end-to-end dryland cropping, liaising with agronomist, mechanical servicing and repairs, general farm hand activities and some record keeping. To be considered for the role you must be a highly motivated individual with a great attitude to work and the ability to work independently.
You must also have at least 5 years' demonstrated experience in end-to-end cereal and legume cropping operating large modern GPS guided machinery. This includes calculating rates and mixing chemicals on agronomist advice and accurately reading weather conditions prior to carrying out self-propelled spraying. Additionally you will require very strong mechanical skills to service, diagnose and repair a variety of vehicles and farm machinery.
A driver's licence is necessary and an HC licence and Chemcert are preferred. The role comes with a home in Esperance where a good choice of primary and high schools are available and the beach is on your doorstep. A work vehicle is provided to commute to work.
Benefits: Home, work vehicle, your choice of schools Please note this position is not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.