Company A & A Mathis Trust
Location Western Bay Of Plenty, Bay Of Plenty
Pay & Benefits $76760
Listed Wed 21 Feb, 3:21 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference AAMT
Salary of $76,760 includes salary deduction of $6,240 for rent and $520 for phone per year.

Position Title: Farm Manager – Calf Rearing Unit

Reports To: Farm Owner

Purpose of role: To oversee the day to day running of a large calf rearing unit to ensure calves meet set target live weights.

Key Responsibilities:
• Set calf feedings schedules with Farm Owner and ensure these schedules are met daily
• Inspect, prepare, clean, disinfect and maintain comfortable calf pens and enclosures
• Oversee day to day management of calf rearers including rosters, time off and training
• Ensure all Health & Safety policies and procedures are adhered to on farm by staff and visitors
• Immediately identify and address any animal health issues and report to Farm Owner
• Ensure calf records are maintained and up to date
• Report any issues with the plant operation to Farm Owner immediately
• Maintain all machinery as required
• Maintain water and power supply on farm
• Repairing any fences as required
• Milk powder machinery operation
• Any other tasks as requested by Employer.

Skills & Competencies
• Highly competent in identifying and addressing calf health issues

Must Provide
  • Applicants must provide verifiable references of employment history, with minimum 3 years dairy farm management experience, and skill set being at the required level.
  • Applicants must provide verifiable references of being health and safety and animal welfare compliant.
  • Applicants must physically fit.
  • The employer may require a pre-employment drug test.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.