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Farm Manager

McIntyre Agriculture Pty Ltd St George, QLD

Position: Full Time (3 years) Date Required: 05/10/2021 (flexible) Estimated Weekly Hours: 60 Onsite accommodation provided

Family owned farming business is seeking a Cotton Farm Manager situated 25kms SW of St George on the Balonne River

Job details

McIntyre Agriculture Pty Ltd, a family owned farming business, is looking for a Farm Manger for the Darren aggregation of properties, 25 kms SW of St George. The 3 properties comprise of 12098ha on the western side of the Balonne River. This includes 512 hectares of irrigation country growing cotton, 1650ha of developed dryland cultivations with the balance for grazing and backgrounding cattle.

Applicant must have working knowledge of row cropping and irrigated farming

Key Responsibilities:

- Operation of modern farming machinery and supervision of contractors

- Maintenance and servicing of all machinery, pumps, motors

- Management of irrigation operations and staff as required

- Exclusion fence maintenance and upkeep of internal fences

Whilst we have a busy team environment including agronomists and contractors, the successful candidate would need to work independently and be a self-starter.

Inclusions: Attractive salary, Family Air conditioned 4-bedroom homestead, electricity & work vehicle. Day-care, Kindergarten, Primary schools & High School in St George with access to School bus.