The Lucas Group
 
Job Title Assistant Livestock Manager (Sheep)
Date Posted 1/16/2018
Area/Specialty MIXED ENTERPRISE/LIVESTOCK & CROP
Location South Stirling, WA
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id JS2826
Job Description - Great Southern, Western Australia
- Wool & prime lamb production
- Large scale

Company:

Located approximately 65km North East of Albany in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, this enterprise runs 14,000 ewes on native and improved pastures, as well as cropping 7,500ha in a 400mm rainfall region.

This family owned enterprise is recognised for it’s modern and efficient broadacre cropping operation and it’s high quality wool and prime lamb production.

Position:

The Assistant Livestock Manager reports directly to the Senior Livestock Manager and will be expected to undertake all day-to-day activities involved in running this modern sheep breeding property.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the planning and management of all day-to-day animal husbandry tasks
  • Monitor pastures and stock movements in paddock diary
  • Operate farm machinery
  • Communicate all farm observations back to the Senior Livestock Manager
  • Maintain and repair machinery, fencing and water points
  • Adhere to Work, Health and Safety (WHS) policies & procedures

Education and Experience

We are seeking a motivated, passionate and hands-on, team member with demonstrated sheep production knowledge and an interest in further developing management skills.

Punctual and organised, as well as excellent communication skills and a positive can-do attitude, are essential attributes to make a success of this role.

You must be fit, active and prepared to take on responsibility.

If you are looking for a career on a modern, large-scale sheep breeding enterprise, with scope for growth, then this is the role for you.

Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package including a comfortable family home and work vehicle will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jono Sawers on +61 8 8201 9999 quoting reference number JS2826, or apply online with a resume and cover letter below.

THE LUCAS GROUP