JUNIOR/ ASSISTANT MANAGER – FM1706

Cathcart Area – Eastern Cape: Our client is looking for a Junior/ Assistant Manager to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.

  • NIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    • Agricultural diploma / degree advantageous
    • At least 1 previous year experience with livestock or Dairy farming
    • Must have excellent work ethic
    • Ability to work with their hands and willing to learn
    • Ability to lead from the front
    • Energetic, hardworking, and self-driven individual
    • Ability to AI
    • Computer literate
    • Ability to use a chainsaw and other power tools is advantageous
    • Good Communication skills
    • Ability to speak/ understand basic Xhosa
    • Maintenance and mechanically orientated
    • Valid drivers license

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Stock work
    daily checking on stock (includes identifying sick animals)
    herding and counting stock
    weighing
    injecting
    dehorning
    branding
    AI (dairy specific)
    heat spotting (dairy specific)
  • Tractor work (includes but is not limited to)
    tractor driving & implement use
    planting
    fertilising
    mowing / mulching
    baling, raking, wrapping
    lime spreading
    coulter ripping (conditioning)
    basic tractor care and maintenance
  • Dairy (includes but is not limited to)
    A basic understanding of the dairy and all tasks required to make milking happen, as well as a basic understanding of the machine.
    pasture measuring using rising plate meter
  • General farm work (includes but is not limited to)
    irrigation management (drag lines, permaset, pivots)
    water pipes (fixing, installing etc)
    working with electric fencing (permanent and poly wire lines)
    setting up lands for strip grazing using GPS

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted