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Jobs for the Farm Park Attraction Industry

This page promotes the latest industry job vacancies available at NFAN member Farm Attractions or Trade Members.

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Current Job Vacancies

Farm Supervisor

Green Dragon Eco Farm, Bucks

Full-time Position – 45hr / week
£18322 – £20000 / annum

This is a full-time position, 5 days out of 7, including weekends, bank holidays and school holidays.
Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm & Eco Centre is an open farm and visitor attraction. We pride ourselves on sustainability and promoting a Green approach to living. We are self-sustaining and Eco with our energy production, water management, sewerage management, and our ‘farm to folk’ philosophy.

We are now seeking a ‘Farm Supervisor’ who has the experience to help us to take our farm and pets corner to the next level.

We are looking for a modern day, practical, proactive Farm supervisor to help us to manage and maintain our current breeding programmes, Health plans, Preventative medicine strategies, and pasture management.
The Successful candidate will be Key in motivating the team to maintain high standards, always deliver fantastic customer service and demonstrate best practice in all we set out to achieve.
This is a very specialist role as the successful candidate will have the skills of an experienced Livestock Farmer as well as the experience of working with Public and Children.
Reporting to the General Manager.

We ask that the successful candidate has their own transport to and from work, be punctual and flexible with working hours and is willing to relocate.

Please mark any email correspondence FAO:
Jay Wood (General Manager) and include a CV with your covering letter.

Email: hr@greendragonecofarm.co.uk

Post open until filled.

If you are a NFAN member, please email your job vacancies to info@farmattractions.net.

Farm Park Livestock Assistant Manager

Church Farm, West Norfolk

Church Farm, Stow Bardolph is a family run RBST accredited Farm Park, near Downham Market in West Norfolk. We keep rare breeds of sheep, pigs, goats, horses, chickens, and other small animals.  We have approx. 50,000 visitors a year, including many local playgroups and primary schools.

We are looking for a permanent Farm Park Livestock Assistant Manager, to work 5 days a week including one day at the weekend. You will be working with a team of 5 livestock staff and taking charge of the Manager’s days off.

Job description

The candidate will help look after all animals to our very high welfare standards.  Participate in friendly and informed interaction with all our visitors to include school groups. To help manage a team of staff and ensure the team operates efficiently and productively.  Maintain accurate record keeping.

The successful candidate will be assisting the manager with the day to day management of all the animals on the farm. These duties will include:

  • Shepherding
  • Feeding
  • Mucking out
  • Lambing
  • Vaccination programs
  • Breeding program
  • Veterinary care and medication
  • General welfare
  • Record keeping & movement licenses
  • Training & development

Experience

The candidate must have proven animal management experience (ideally including shepherding) and be able to effectively manage a team of staff.  The candidate must be highly enthusiastic, self- motivated, presentable and conscientious.

The position is for a permanent full-time manager working 5 days a week from 7.30 – 5pm.  Candidates can expect to work at least one day at weekends.

Candidates must hold a current driving license and be flexible with their working hours, due to the nature of the job. Experience with tractors and telescopic handlers would be desirable, but not essential.

Salary circa. £20k dependant on experience

Church Farm offers a pension scheme and an employee paid health care scheme.

Please ring Wendy on 01366 382162 for more details or send an e-mail with a CV & covering letter to wendy@stowestatetrust.co.uk

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