Farm Manager


Position of acre farm & eatery Brickworks: Farm Manager
Full-Time Position

Job Summary

acre is about changing the way people think about and consume food through providing warm hospitality in more natural environments.

acre is recruiting a full-time Farm Manager to operate and oversee its proposed high production roof-top farm at Burwood in Melbourne’s East and be the custodian of its evolving farm-to-table positioning at that location.

This position will be specifically responsible for the day-to-day activities of running a market garden to supply seasonally fresh produce to the acre Brickworks farmhouse eatery and glasshouse café with excess produce to be made available to the local community and possibly Brickworks shopping centre tenants. Additionally, this position will require community engagement opportunities in the form of farm tours, workshops and special farm-based experiences and management of part-time farming assistant(s). It will also be imperative that the Farm Manager works closely with the acre Head Chef, Venue Manager and Group Farming Manager to deliver a high-quality outcome for menu design and implementation. Additionally, the Farm Manager will be responsible for maintaining a high level of visual presentation of the farm to meet and exceed stakeholder expectations and requirements.

The successful applicant will have qualifications in a relevant field and must have extensive experience in operating/managing a nature-based Market Garden/Farm – demonstrating an ability and understanding to produce a diverse range of seasonal produce that responds to, and meets the needs of, the restaurant/hospitality industry.

Please find Key Accountabilities, Person Specification and Terms & Conditions over page, and if you need to discuss the position in further detail, please feel free to contact Adrian Baiada via email: [email protected]


In order to apply for the position you will need to complete the standard application form that is enclosed, and prepare a submission that outlines how you meet the selection criteria. You should address each criterion listed within the Job Description and Person Specification individually, very clearly stating how your skills, knowledge, experiences and qualifications enable you to meet them. The selection panel will assess these in deciding who will be interviewed, and in turn who will be offered the position. Please include your resume and copies of references, qualifications etc as required.



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