Poultry Farm Manager Job in South Australia


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Job title: Poultry Farm Manager

Company: SOUTHERN BARN PTY LTD

Expected salary: $60001 – 80000 per year

Location: Beaufort, SA

Poultry Farm Manager Job Details:

We are looking for a farm manager to join our growing poultry business. We have a broiler farm with eight sheds situated in Pt Wakefield, north of Adelaide. This is a great opportunity for a family-oriented person who wants to live in a friendly community. The nearby town has two schools, one private and one public, as well as various services and amenities. The town also has a vibrant sporting culture for those who enjoy physical activities.

As a member of the management team, you will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

– Ensuring the health and welfare of our animals

– Providing adequate nutrition, feed management and monitoring.

– Overseeing general farming activities such as maintaining sheds, controlling pests and weeds.

– Maintaining fences, equipment and water supply systems

– Maintain litter quality to the highest standard (Dry & friable)

– Keeping and evaluating records of farming activities.

– Oversee and supervising staff and contractors if needed

– Ensuring that the farm is always audit ready and compliant with industry standards (RSPCA, FREPA, Lilydale)

– Maintaining workplace health and safety

Education and skills required:

– Certificate III in Poultry Production or higher qualification

– Proven experience as a poultry farmer

– Extensive knowledge of poultry breeds, housing, feed, and health care

– Ability to work long hours in sometimes difficult conditions

– Strong physical stamina and endurance

– Mechanical skills for maintaining and repairing farm equipment

– Basic math skills for budgeting and record-keeping

– Knowledge of poultry industry regulations and standards

– Familiarity with animal health management

– Ability to assess and manage risk

– Good communication and interpersonal skills

– Strong organizational and problem-solving skills

Key Benefits:

You will be joining a team that encourages rotation of staff in order to have satisfactory work/life balance. All staff are valued members of our team.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a clear understanding of the commitments required with live stock.

Agriculture or related tertiary qualification in the poultry industry management will be highly regarded.

The successful applicant will receive an attractive salary package including, a fully maintained four-bedroom house, farm motor vehicle, mobile phone and other necessary technology to fulfil the job role.

Due to quarantine restrictions, we are unable to consider applicants from those who come into contact with pigs or birds.

Applications Close: 25th August 2023

Interested person should apply in writing sending full details of qualification and experience to

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