Farm Supervisor 

Posted Date: 18 August 2020

Advert Ref: ASM1006
Advert Title: Farm Supervisor
Area: Agriculture Centre
Position Type: Full-Time
Weekly Hours: 40 Hours
Time Conditions: Day Shift
Salary: R21,000 – R38,000
Closing Date: 18 September 2020


ADVERT PURPOSE:
Farm Supervisor work is performed in caring for farm livestock, crop production, and general farm work; assuming Farm Manager's duties in his absence, and performing related work as required.

 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides proper care of the dairy herd including feeding, milking, vaccinating, breeding and calf raising.
Uses necessary equipment in planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops such as corn and hay.
Repairs farm equipment and buildings requiring the use of basic electrical and carpentry tools and arc and gas welding equipment.
Performs other work as assigned. 


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the proper care of farm livestock.
Knowledge of farm crop planting, cultivating, and harvesting.
Knowledge of the use of common hand tools and farm machinery and equipment.
Knowledge of artificial insemination of livestock.
Ability to provide the proper care for farm livestock.
Ability to use and care for hand tools and farm machinery and equipment.
Ability to direct the work of others as necessary.
Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees. 


RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:
Diploma in Agriculture, Animal Science, or equivalent.
Extensive experience in a farming-related field.
Management experience would be a plus.
A passion for Agriculture.
Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
The ability to make decisions in stressful environments.
Superb communication and interpersonal skills.
Willingness to work overtime as required.


Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school. Considerable farming experience. 


Avoller SA Food Manufacturer provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


VACANCY INFORMATION:
Johan Van Wyk
013 110 1757
Human Resources Manager
Avoller SA Manufacturer

 

013-110-1757

10 Waterfall Ave, Nelspruit, 1200

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