Assistant Farm Manager - Production - B-735

Assistant Farm Manager - Production - B-735

15 Nov
Public Employer
Northern Territory

15 Nov

Public Employer

Northern Territory

Clipper Pearls is looking for an experienced Assistant Farm Manager - Production (AFMP) to work at our pearl farm at Elizabeth Bay near Nhulunbuy in the NT.

This is a fly in fly out position, 4 weeks on 2 weeks off.

Annual Salary $72,000.00

Summary of Essential Job Functions


Reports directly to the PM.

Relay farm schedules, work tasks & summaries to the supervisors and crew

Be actively involved in the planning and coordination of all tasks being performed on the farm

Work with the Hatchery Manager when undertaking farm tasks involving spat & un-seeded shell

Keep concise records of all cleaning, x-raying, line maintenance, operations and harvest programs

Maintain records for all farm activities both completed or in progress

Attend planning meetings as required

Discuss the usage of any consumable item or replacement of any component with the PM prior to major orders being placed.

Report any abnormal mortalities of shell.

Inform the Logistics & Purchasing Co-Ordinator of any future requirements for farm equipment and consumables in enough time to locate, or order equipment.

You may be required to drive company cars from time to time and are responsible for the vehicles cleanliness and condition.


Display a positive and approachable attitude at all times.

Keep yourself abreast of existing & new company policies and ensure they are implemented & enforced as required.

Oversee the Deck Supervisor and Deckhands in all facets of their duties.

Relay all crew and staff performances under your responsibility on a regular basis to the PM.

Conduct Performance Appraisals of all full-time crew, with the Office Manager, as instructed.

Relay to Office Manager all crew numbers required for upcoming farm tasks (such as cleaning boat skippers, deck hands etc) providing enough time to allow for advertising and replacements in conjunction with the PM.


Develop a complete & thorough safety & training manual applicable to the use of all vessels and handling procedures.


Complete daily logs on farm work completed providing the company with a better understanding of farm productivity for costing purposes


Relay all issues relating to the vessel performance of cleaning & dive boats to Engineering & PM.

Liaise with engineering staff to ensure that crew are adhering to engineering requirements.

Liaise with the Cook regarding the timing of meals and any changes to the meal schedule should it arise.

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum of 18 months pearling experience including operational supervisors experience

Experience managing staff in a pearling environment

High level of computer literacy an advantage

Highly demonstrated oral and written communication skills

Senior First Aid

Current C Class drivers licence

Experience in living and working in a remote location

For further details of this position please contact Mark Holtom at **********

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