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Farm Operations Manager

Cavaso Farming is a mixed farming enterprise comprising of summer/winter irrigated cropping and an established prune orchard located 5km east of Darlington Point NSW.

We are seeking a responsible, enthusiastic and ‘hands-on’ Farm Operations manager to work closely with the Farm Manager and team of employees to deliver the operational goals of the business. This role requires good communication skills and a flexible approach to manage a wide range of tasks as well as strategic forward thinking of the farming operations.

As a team leader you will be mentored by the Farm Manager to assist with the day-to-day running while keeping a close eye on efficiency, effectiveness and decisions of work carried out by other staff. Confidence and decisiveness will be an asset once you are familiar with the farms activities and approach work with a ‘do it once, do it right’ attitude.

Essential duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Organise the day-to-day management/operation of sowing, lasering, harvest and spraying.
  • Scheduling the watering of crops via the fully automated bankless system.
  • Maintain farm structures, equipment and irrigation systems including bore/lift pumps, automated gates/sensors, tractors, various other farm vehicles/equipment.
  • Managing crop nutrition, working closely with the company’s agronomists to ensure that recommendations are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Record keeping, recording watering and spray diaries.
  • Willingness to comply with Work Health and Safety practices.

The Person:

  • Willingness to learn all aspects of the farming operation
  • Self-motivated, with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and alternatively in a team environment
  • Ability to manage competing demands and allocation of resources that is involved in this dynamic farming operation
  • Desire to build a long career in agriculture
  • Tech-sound, in regards to GPS, data management and automated irrigation system.
  • Current Drivers licence
  • Chem-Cert 3 accreditation (or the ability to obtain)

Benefits:

  • Salary + House + Work vehicle
  • Personal Training and Education
  • Family farm environment
  • Career progression

 

To apply for this role, please submit your up-to-date resume along with contact details for three referees to admin@cavasofarming.com.au. In completing your application, please address the ‘Essential Duties’ and your knowledge in undertaking these duties. Please also address each ‘The Person’ attributes and how you meet those requirements. For further information contact James Toscan on 0438 684 518 or james@cavasofarming.com.au

Join our Team

Cavaso Farming is a dynamic farming business and as we expand we often have new roles that become available.

Cavaso Farming currently employs a team of 10-12 permanent employees and sometimes up to 25 casual employees work alongside the team. We love developing and educating our team on a daily basis and our management team is committed to discovering new ways of making Cavaso Farming the best operation we can. We employ a lot on the job training and the majority of our permanent team members have been with us for at least five years.

Cavaso Farming is a dynamic farming business encompassing several properties based in the Darlington Point/ Coleambally area, South West New South Wales.

Cavaso Farming has been owned and operated by the Toscan family since 1969. Over the last 50 years, we have seen three generations of farmers build the aggregation to now consist of four farms in the Darlington Point area and five farms within the Coleambally Irrigation Area (CIA).

What We Do

Cavaso Farming has had a long association with irrigated agriculture and currently produces cotton, wheat, maize, prunes and beef cattle.

Main Sites

Cavaso Main Office

14713 Sturt Highway, Darlington Point NSW 2706

For enquiries all enquiries please contact our main office. 

Cavaso

14713 Sturt Highway, Darlington Point NSW 2706

If you need to contact the Cavaso farm directly please call Tony Toscan.

Riverdale

14382 Sturt Highway, Darlington Point NSW 2706

If you need to contact the Riverdale farm directly please call Matthew Toscan.

Ringwood

7491 Kidman Way, Darlington Point NSW 2706

If you need to contact the Cavaso farm directly please call James Toscan.

Rosewood

Frazer Rd, Coleambally NSW 2707

If you need to contact the Cavaso farm directly please call Matt Toscan.