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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.

PAHR138 - Farm Operations Assistant

If you are looking to make a start in agriculture, then this role is for you!

You may be new to work or from another industry looking for a change – we’d love to hear from you.

If you see yourself working in a mixed grain and sheep farm, you will have:

  • Strong interest in agriculture, including willingness to work with livestock,
  •  A reliable, enthusiastic, and motivated approach to work,
  • Current car license,
  • Willingness to ask questions, learn and solve problems,
  • A base understanding of operations on a grain and sheep farm, and
  • Ability to operate machinery in a safe manner.
  • In return, Kennett Farming will provide you with:
  • Training and support to grow and develop,
  • Variety of duties including livestock husbandry, machinery operations, seeding and harvest duties, fencing and maintenance,
  • Wage commensurate with industry standards and linked to your skills plus a house, and
  • Employment in a family owned business within a supportive local community.

This role is based at Blyth, South Australia, close to the Clare Valley and less than an hour to Adelaide. This role will commence as soon as possible.

Please call Carlyn Sherriff at Pinion Advisory on 1300 746 466 to learn more.

Please quote PAHR138 in your enquiry.

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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.

PAHR153 - Water Resource Engineer (Civil/Mechanical)

Pinion Advisory - consider a future with us…

Are you looking for a rewarding career in an organisation on a significant growth trajectory?

Do you want to work with experienced professionals who take pride in delivering valued outcomes for clients?

Are you interested in working on some of the most significant projects in the water industry in Tasmania and taking advantage of opportunities to fulfil your potential?

Our Water Resources Team provide clients with a range of projects and services to develop water resource infrastructure and irrigation supply systems, throughout Australia, that are sustainable and efficient. We are undergoing considerable growth in our Water Resources service area and have an opportunity for a highly motivated, appropriately experienced engineer to join our team.

Who are we looking for?

We are encouraging applications from a team player with excellent communication skills, who understands water supply systems (dams, pump stations, pipelines), irrigation scheme design and assessment and enjoys finding practical solutions to complex problems. The right person for this position will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in civil, agricultural, or mechanical engineering, or ability to demonstrate equivalent technical knowledge.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in a relevant field.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of wet civil infrastructure, hydraulic design and, ideally, irrigation systems.
  • Experience in project management and stakeholder consultation.
  • Good communication and technical writing skills with the capacity to communicate effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and the ability to work autonomously.
  • Intermediate level computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite
  • AutoCAD & GIS experience desirable

Who are we?

Pinion Advisory is a leading nationwide independent consulting business specialising in water resource development, agribusiness and agricultural production, and environmental management. Our business is now part of a global consulting organisation, which includes US company K.Coe Isom. The Pinion Advisory 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 within our own business.

How do you apply?

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 PAHR153 is quoted in all communications.

This position will be based in the North/North West of Tasmania at our Launceston or Devonport offices.

Closing date for applications is 5pm, 7 December 2021.