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Dairy Goat Herd Manager - Central Victoria

Employer: Sutton Grange Organic Farm
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Organic Farming & Gardening
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC

Job posted on: 22 January, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Full time position
  • Based in Central Victoria, south of Bendigo

Sutton Grange Organic Farm has been certified organic with the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture (NASAA) Australia since 2002. The farm has a Deed of Covenant with Trust for Nature for the conservation of land and provides a valuable stepping stone for biodiversity in the district. The farm and covenant are the foundation of the health and vitality of the goat herd and the cheese.

The Herd manager will:

  • Manage the budgetary requirements of the herd and make quarterly projections of costs;
  • Lead the dairy team in the care, feeding and nutrition of the goat herd;
  • Have overall responsibility and supervision of the dairy team and dairy goats, including management of all health issues, breeding and herd recording;
  • Maintain the dairy plant; and
  • Record all data related to the herd.

We are seeking someone who has:

  • At least 5 years dairy farm experience
  • Worked in organic herd management
  • Supervised and directed a team
  • Set and managed budgets

A remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant inclusive of superannuation between $55,000 - $65,000.

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