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Global Skilled Employment Services

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Position: PIG FARMER

Location: Scottsdale, TAS 7260

Tenure: Full-time, Permanent 

Comprehensive salary package from $54,000 pa (plus superannuation)   

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Bachelor degree in Agriculture or higher equivalent
  • At least 3 years recent relevant work experience

Position Summary:  On behalf of our client, Global Skilled Employment Services is looking for a skilled and experienced Pig Farmer who have strong communication and time management skills, self-motivated and must have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Duties includes management of the daily operation of the farm with minor supervision farm owners – i.e. general operation management, managing from farrow to finish (breeding, farrowing, weaning, and growing), feeding management, administrative tasks, general maintenance, etc. The position may also require skills in leading a small team or groups and ability to train new members of the team.  This is a full-time position which may involve weekend work and some unplanned hours of work where the need arises. Other skills: 

  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Advance knowledge in animal husbandry, animal welfare and legislation, piggery production, and OH&S;
  • Knowledge in computer programs/software is an advantage.

 Qualified applicants may apply online.    

Job details
Date posted
9 May 2022
Agriculture, Animal & Fishing
Livestock & Breeding
Base pay
$54k - $60k
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard Business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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