About the position

Job description

This role is responsible for the coordination and management of the tasks and people who oversee the care and welfare of pigs, to ensure the farm or site operates at a high standard. This could be at an indoor or outdoor farm/site. 

Minimum education, experience, or skills 

  • 3-5 years experience in a farm management role 
  • Driver’s license 


Desirable skills/traits:

  • Formal qualifications (degree or certificate) in a pig-related area


Possible job perks 

  • Phone and/or laptop
  • Accommodation



  • Coordination of daily operations including staff activities 
  • Involvement in pig husbandry and handling activities 
  • Uphold a high standard of biosecurity, health, and welfare  
  • Record keeping and reporting, including production, management, and quality assurance reports 
  • Ensure the farm/site is meeting regulatory requirements 
  • Managing farm budgets, expenses, and equipment 
  • Assist with the recruitment and training of staff 
  • Support a positive working environment and continuous improvement 


Other skills

Problem solving
Animal handling and husbandry
Leadership and management
Computer literate
Budget and financial management
Career pathways


Operations Manager
General Manger Farms
CEO Pig Farming

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