Assistant Farm Manager

Posted 2 months ago

  • Melbourne, Yorkshire, Yorkshire and Humberside
  • Permanent
  • £28,000.00 / Per Annum
  • External
  • Expires In 20 days
Bailey Employment Services are currently recruiting for an Assistant Farm Manager for our client based in Melbourne, York.
Our client produces day-old chicks for the broiler poultry market and are the only independent hatchery in the UK. They have a number of farms across the UK and have over 150 employees. The successful candidate will be based at their York farm.
The successful candidate will start on a salary of £28,000. Hours of work are varied each day and you must be flexible with working some weekends.
As a Broiler Assistant Farm Manager, duties will include but are not limited to
* Assist the manager in the management of the farm
* Run the farm when the manager is off site
* Making sure welfare of birds is adhered to at all times
* Day to day observation, walking, weighing of birds
* Maintaining Biosecurity and cleanliness at all times
* Maintain up to date records according to red tractor scheme
* Willingness to participate in continual training
* Work within a large team
Essential attributes
* Attention to detail
* Ability to manage time effectively
* Ability to work independently
* Reliable
* Diligent
* Committed
* Team Player
Desirable attributes
* NVQ 2 in Poultry production
* NVQ 3 in Poultry production
* Livestock experience
* Poultry experience
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Computer literate
* Physically able to carry out manual duties (lift up to 20kg)