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PAHR143 - Senior Farm Operations Assistant

As Senior Farm Operations Assistant, you will be experienced in working independently in a mixed farm business. You will be an effective problem solver, communicator, and machinery operator. You will enjoy working in both livestock and grain enterprises in a productive farm business. 

This is great opportunity to work with a large-scale family farm in the mid north of SA. A large family home is provided, in addition to a healthy salary offer.

If you see yourself in this role, you will bring:

  • 3 to 5 years mixed farming experience including an understanding of crop rotations (including lentils),
  • Understanding of farm operations and the importance of planning and efficiency,
  • Willingness to work in both sheep and crop enterprises,
  • Experience operating and maintaining large machinery,
  • Experience handling chemicals, spraying and maintaining required records,
  • Ability to solve problems, use initiative and work as a team,
  • Required licences and qualifications to safely perform the expected duties, and
  • Willingness to embrace technology, learn and innovate.

This role will commence as soon as possible.

Please call Pinion Advisory on 1300 746 466 to obtain a copy of the job description.

Please quote PAHR143.

PAHR142 - Livestock Overseer (Coonawarra)

Join the team at Scotglade Pastoral, based in the Southeast of South Australia, for an opportunity to be involved in a best practice livestock enterprise.

Attractive remuneration package available, including a 4-bedroom house.

Working as our Livestock Overseer, you will be a capable, reliable and positive applicant with skills in livestock husbandry, pasture management, record keeping and maintenance.

You will bring to this role:

  • Positive work attitude and a willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work across both sheep and beef enterprises.
  • A passion for working with livestock with recent animal husbandry experience.
  • Experience with pasture management and development projects.
  • Willingness to adopt technology and best practices.
  • Accurate and efficient record keeping complying with industry obligations.
  • Willingness to undertake training as required for on farm compliance.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and solve problems.

The benefits of working with Scotglade Pastoral include:

  • Enjoyment - facilities on the farm are continually being upgraded to ensure ease and safety for livestock handling, with the aim of making stock work enjoyable.
  • Great location - close to regional centres, and an easy commute to Penola and Naracoorte for main services and facilities,  
  • Teamwork - work with a motivated team in a safe, rewarding, and professional workplace,
  • Growth - professional development and career advancement as your skills and the business grows together, and
  • Great place to live and work – right in the heart of the Coonawarra region, attractive remuneration, including 4-bedroom house.

Please call Pinion Advisory on 1300 746 466 to obtain the job description and learn more. Please quote PAHR142 in all communications. 

PAHR130 - Livestock Operations Manager

Join the team at Greenwich Pastoral, based in the Derwent Valley region of Tasmania, for an opportunity to be involved in a best practice livestock enterprise.

This role would suit someone mid-career looking to develop their management skills.

Attractive remuneration package available, including a 3-bedroom house.

Working as our Livestock Operations Manager, you will oversee our large-scale sheep enterprise to ensure the production goals are achieved. You will be an enthusiastic, reliable and positive applicant, with skills in sheep husbandry and management, pasture management and record keeping.

You will bring to this role:

  • A positive work attitude and a willingness to work in a team.
  • A passion for working with livestock with recent animal husbandry experience.
  • Experience with pasture management and development projects.
  • Willingness to adopt technology and best practices.
  • Willingness to learn, share ideas and support the development of others in the team.
  • Accurate and efficient record keeping complying with industry obligations.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and solve problems.
  • Your own working dog.

The benefits of working with Greenwich Pastoral include:

  • Working with a passionate team that takes pride in what they do.
  • Collaborative learning with a successful farm team that applies best practice principles. 
  • Long-term job security that includes opportunity to oversee a core area of our business. 

Please call Pinion Advisory (Ashley Evans 0418 854 536 or Carlyn Sherriff 0439 773 688) to obtain the job description and learn more. Please quote PAHR130 in all communications. 

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PAHR145 - Agronomic Consultant

Are you looking for a rewarding career as an Agronomist and want to work with a team of motivated professionals who take pride in what they do? If you answered yes, then this position could be what you are looking for.

This role will ideally be based in our Naracoorte office, however, for the right person there may be an opportunity for flexibility in this regard. Regardless of the location there will be a requirement for some travel.

Pinion Advisory is a leading nationwide independent consulting business specialising in agricultural production and agribusiness, water resource development and environmental management. 

We are seeking expressions of interest for a consultant to join our Agricultural Consulting Team in the Southeast of South Australia.

Our Agricultural Consulting Team provides expert advice to clients on business management and agricultural production, strategic planning, benchmarking, project management, feasibility studies and farm management. Our team has diverse skills from grain marketing, business and people management through to environmental monitoring, water resource management, agronomy and soils. Sustainability underpins the work we do, both with our clients and internally in our own business.  

This position is specifically focused on Crop and Pasture Agronomy, however, there may be opportunity to experience other areas of our business.

 Essential skills and experience

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, such as agricultural science or similar.
  • A minimum of two year’s demonstrated experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to collect, analyse and interpret survey and scientific data.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster client relationships and maintain high level client engagement through excellent communication and service delivery.
  • Experience in project management and stakeholder consultation.
  • Demonstrated report writing experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven communication and technical writing skills with the capacity to communicate effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and the ability to work autonomously.
  • Current driver’s licence.

For more information about this position and Pinion Advisory, please request a copy of the Call for Expressions of Interest by emailing hroperations@pinionadvisory.com

Please ensure Job ID number PAHR145 is quoted in all communications.

Closing date for applications is 5 October 2021.