Reference Number: 03050
|Job Role||Assistant Farm Manager in Co Meath Ref: 3050|
|The Farm||Specialist fattening unit supplying cattle to local abattoirs .There are 800 to 1000 stock to be looked after on an ongoing basis on this farm that prides itself on its high standards of animal welfare and hygiene. In addition there is a sizable tillage operation on the farm so a mouth watering mix of varied and interesting work is assured.|
|The Role||The Role:
The primary duty will be looking after the fattening cattle. Feeding the cattle with a diet feeder, loading and dispensing the feeder, animal husbandry, loading and unloading of the stock and the monitoring and control of the animal documentation. In addition you will be expected t obe able to supervise a small on farm team. It is envisaged that you will have ongoing input into the tillage operation on the farm also and have the interest and the drive to maximise profit from this focussed commercial operation.
|The Applicant||Must be an experienced operator who is prepared to work flexibly and cover all aspects of the job .There will be weekend work in this role though a very shortened work day is the norm at the weekends.
Only candidates who are able to fully commit to the demands of the role will be considered. This is viewed as a senior role which demands a range of all round knowledge and skills.The person must be able to supervise a small on farm team, have a working knowledge of commercial beef fattening operations and an interest and ability to manage a 250 acre cereal operation.
Ideally the person will reside in the North Kildare or South Meath area or alternatively be prepared to live and work in this area
|Accommodation||Appropriate accommodation will be sourced for a suitable candidate.|
Contact will be made with those applicants that have suitable experience for the role advertised.
Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we cannot reply to each application .Thank you for your interest and application