Farm Foreman

Job Summary


 

We are looking for a Farm Foreman to join our team. The Farm Foreman’s responsibilities include report writing, monitoring contract staff, livestock and crops, preparing budgets, reports and ensuring maximum profit. The individual should be able to use technology and keep abreast of developments in agricultural science.

 

Duties And Responsibilities


 

Overseeing cropping and daily supervision of field preparation
Management of after planting IPM.
Record keeping of formal labour records and daily rates.
Setting attainable goals for labour
Overseeing the use of inputs and security of inputs.
Preparing monthly work plans and schedules for planting and harvesting and ensuring staff understands expectations.
Completion of work report template daily, weekly and monthly.
Measuring distances, marking areas and making annotations on google maps.
Assisting with the recruitment of casual workers and creating databases for contract labour
Preparing budgets and financial reports.
To be able to analyse farm statistics and review farm performance for each season.

 

Qualifications And Experience


 

A diploma in agriculture or equivalent.
Extensive experience in a farming-related field in managing 10 hectares and above
Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Computer literate
Competency in Google Applications including Docs, Sheets, Maps and Google Earth.
To possess a clean class 4 drivers license.

 

How To Apply


 

Interested and qualifying candidates should send their application letters, CV’s and position applied for no later than 31 January 2022 to mimosasunset2021@gmail.com.