ThomasAg is mixed farming operation including sheep, wool and lambs, along with feedlot finishing, cattle and cropping. The property is located in the Forbes, Gooloogong, Eugowra area in Central West NSW.
Permanent Full Time Opportunity
Until position filled
We are seeking an Operations Manager for our mixed farming operation in central west NSW. Running 7000 merino flock with opportunity feedlot lambs and cropping.
We're offering a secure position with the opportunity to work as part of a team and independently.
If you're looking for a lifestyle, not just a job, and have experience working with livestock you've come to the right place!
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage day to day operations monitoring livestock.
Mustering (using bikes and quads) and handling sheep for routine management practices.
Ensure animal welfare standards are maintained.
Proactively monitor pasture conditions and seasonal trends and make recommendations to the farm manager on seasonal requirements
Manage farming operations such as planting, spraying, harvest and pasture management.
Keep production records to support production systems, including livestock, fodder and chemical inventories.
Maintain farm machinery and equipment that is fit for use, including carrying out general repairs and maintenance of vehicles, plant, equipment and infrastructure.
Liaise with and organise suppliers, contractors and customers.
Communicate effectively with the farm manager and team members.
Strong work ethic and firm commitment to safety protocols.
The successful applicant must have proven livestock experience specific to sheep and wool production
Current driver's license essential (including heavy rigid truck),
Chemical handling, wool classing, forklift,
Must be honest, reliable and conscientious with attention to detail,
Take responsibility for tasks that require you to work independently or within a team.
Fully renovated four bed house available close to school bus route,
An attractive salary package based on skills & experience.
Applicants must possess a positive attitude, strong work ethic, be physically fit, honest, reliable, and willing to learn new skills.
Reg Thomas Ag | 20230310 | CL 20230403 | RP 20230715 | CL 20230811 | Reop 20230831