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Featured Positions


Feedlot Assistant

Avondale Ag is looking to employ a full-time employee to join our Avondale Feedlot team near Moree, NSW. We are a family owned mixed farming enterprise and our feedlot makes up just part of our dryland and irrigation property.

Essential experience includes:  Previous experience with cattle handling; Some machinery experience inc. driving tractors, loaders and other large machinery;  machinery maintenance & welding experience; some computer literacy skills as well as effective communication skills and the ability to protect your own safety and also the safety and health of your peers.  Previous feedlot experience and welding/fabrication or mechanical experience will be highly regarded.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Business Development Manager – Rural Sector NSW

This is an opportunity for a successful Business Development Manager to join a small but growing team providing payment solutions to the Rural Industry. We have leading products in related industries and we are keen to expand into the Rural Sector, in particular, Stock & Station Agents and Rural Merchandise.

Accountabilities (KPIs) include: Signing new clients; Implementing & training new clients; Responding promptly & effectively to clients.  Essential skills & experience include: Sales success; Experience in Stock & Station or associated industries; Excellent interpersonal & communication skills; Good planning & time management skills; Experience & success in a customer service role; Computer & web literacy; Good negotiation skills.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Feedmill Hand

Stanbroke is a family-owned and operated Australian beef business.  This position is available at our 30,000 head feedlot at Chinchilla on the Western Darling Downs, and is suited to an appropriately skilled person willing to undertake the operation of heavy plant and machinery with high attention to detail.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate an ability to operate heavy plant and machinery, possess a high attention to detail, have a strong commitment to WHS and QA requirements and the ability to work in a team environment.

Click here for application details.

Property / Feedlot Positions

Australian Country Choice (ACC), together with Australian Cattle and Beef Holdings (ACBH) are proud industry leaders in producing and supplying the highest quality beef products to local and export markets. We have a number of permanent positions available at various Queensland locations for talented, reliable and self-motivated team players.

These positions are : Feedlot Stock Hands / Station Hands / Head Stockperson / Boreman, Water Maintenance / Mechanic / Pen Riders / Leading Hand / Station Cook, Gardener / Loader Driver / Handyman.

Click here for locations of these positions and application details.

Overseer – Giro Station

Giro Station is run by the Knight family cattle business, both breeding and trading, and it is a 8000 ha property in the valleys and mountains of the Gloucester district NSW. The successful applicant will report to the manager Rod Knight.

We are currently seeking an energetic person with a strong work ethic, good communication skills, capable of working independently, and an experienced horse rider with good mechanical, maintenance and welding skills.   Responsibilities include staff management, plan grazing and feed budgeting, record accurate stock numbers and grazing movements and be adept with excel spreadsheets. We will look favourably upon applicants who have completed a Low Stress Stock Handling school and RCS or HRM training.  The remuneration package includes a cottage, electricity and other benefits.

Applications in writing should be addressed to Rod Knight – seolta@bigpond.com 

Station Manager – Ucharonidge Station

Ucharonidge Station, which adjoins Newcastle Waters Station to the South, is a 2,479 sq km property which runs approx 15,500 head cattle, located in the Barkly region. The position of Station Manager offers an exciting opportunity to lead and direct station operations and financial performance in line with strategy, the property plan and budget. Responsible for leading people, planning and promoting systems, procedures and policies that enable safe achievement of performance objectives.

The successful applicant will have; a commitment to the promotion of a positive health and safety culture; 5 years plus leadership experience in a large-scale beef operation; demonstrated computer literacy and industry systems (NLIS/weigh indicators); strong communication and leadership skills; genetic improvement / selection knowledge; licences – MV/truck/firearms; current first aid / Chemical user’s accreditation. A highly competitive and attractive salary package with conditions is on offer.

Please apply online to www.pastoral.com

Governess / Domestic Support

We have an opportunity for an experienced Governess/Domestic Helper at our Minderoo South Station commencing in late January 2018.

The key responsibility of this role is the provision of education support Monday to Friday (5 hours a day) to a pre primary aged student in alliance with School of the Air. Outside of these standard school hours, the successful candidate will be required to assist with meal preparation and day to day station tasks.

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Feedlot Assistant – Jabell

We are seeking a fulltime worker to join our team in our Jabell feedlot located near Finley, NSW. The successful applicant will be willing to work as part of a team and understand the importance of good feedlot practices to assist achieving excellence in all areas of feedlot operation. Applicants will have competent cattle handling skills, computer capabilities, while also having the ability to operate feedlot machinery.

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to; livestock handling (including stock movement, induction, weighing, drafting, diagnosis/treatment) operate feedlot software program with all feedlot activities, operating machinery associated with mixing and feeding cattle and general maintenance of facilities.

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Assistant Manager – Yanina

Mactaggart Pastoral Co has an opportunity for an experienced, responsible and motivated person to join the team at ‘Yanina’ which is approx 50km from Moura, and is one of five adjoining properties (approx. 30,000 ac) that are run as one operation for the purpose of mainly backgrounding feeder cattle with a small breeder herd.

Responsibilities include: Plan, Monitor, Manage grass and cattle; Demonstrate understanding, or a willingness to learn, about the company’s grazing systems and provide feedback; Conduct and record machinery/vehicle maintenance; Identify, repair or report infrastructure maintenance; Installation or construction of new infrastructure; Assess, monitor, control weed populations; Practice a high standard of animal husbandry and handling; Effective cattle handling and paddock movements in line with LSS principles; Abide by company OH & S guidelines.

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Livestock Clerk

Teys Australia has a permanent full time position within the plant based livestock team at their Beenleigh facility, with the primary responsibility to provide  administrative and office support for livestock procurement.

Duties include, but not limited to: Enter and process sale-yard purchase details; Reconcile livestock kill reports (daily) and saleyard invoices; Communicate & liaise with service kill providers and livestock buyers; Develop/maintain system of levy and duty payments; Process National Vendor Declarations. Selection criteria include demonstrated numeracy/literacy skills, computer literacy incl. JD Edwards and other software packages and knowledge of cattle breeds and descriptive terminology.

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Mill Technician

Peechelba Beef, part of the ICM Agribusiness Group, is the largest beef feedlot in Victoria, offering custom feeding services to a range of domestic and bullock finishing clients.  An opportunity exists for a person with mechanical aptitude and a keen eye for detail to join our team.

Ideally the successful applicant should have experience in the running and maintenance of grain handling equipment, and the ability to monitor and manage grain and commodity processing to ensure compliance with quality protocols.  The position requires a person who is self motivated, has a positive attitude and is able to work independently or as part of a team.

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Operations Manager – Beaufort River

Wellard Animal Processing has a a rare opportunity available to an experienced Operations Manager to join our Australian meat production company in Beaufort River, where you will be instrumental in driving the company forward through a mantra of continuous improvement and strong leadership.

Your main responsibility will be to manage the daily operating activities of the plant, ensuring that the needs of team members, suppliers and customers are met, whilst achieving optimum yields and cost effectiveness. The successful candidate will be required to led by example, ensuring professionalism, integrity and superior customer relations are provided to all stakeholders at all time.

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Head Stockmen – Birrindudu & Mt Sanford

Heytesbury Cattle Company is one of Australia’s largest cattle producers, and we are seeking two experienced stockpersons to run our stock camps.  Birrindudu Station covers 6700km2 and runs approx 11,000 breeders with a total herd over 27,000 head.  Mt Sanford Station covers 2500km2 and runs approx 8,500 breeders with a total herd over 22,000 head.

The Head Stockman is required to lead, motivate and train employees in station activities, including fencing, infrastructure maintenance, animal husbandry and weed and pest management to achieve set targets. Strong attention to detail and accuracy in recording data, a high level of low stress cattle handling skills, along with a focus on safety in the workplace is essential. The ability to preg-test would be highly regarded.

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Head Stockman / Livestock Personnel

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company (HAAFCO) is a vertically integrated grower and supplier of livestock to domestic and international markets. With expanding operations, HAAFCO is seeking to employ a Head Stockman and Livestock Personnel at Mt Fyans, an iconic 5900-hectare grazing property in the Western District of Victoria.

These roles require the applicants to be able to demonstrate a strong aptitude for working in the livestock industry, with a willingness to achieve the desired outcomes through ‘on the job’ problem solving and a ‘can-do’ attitude.

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Livestock Overseer – NT

An exciting career opportunity is available for an experienced, motivated and energetic Livestock Overseer to join Australian Green Properties based on the Barkly at Epenarra Station.   The Livestock Overseer will assist the station manager in all day-to-day activities to ensure optimum productivity of the commercial beef operation.

Responsibilities: Be responsible for carrying out all livestock husbandry and general welfare practices; Conduct basic care and maintenance of farm equipment; Assist in the development of the property through fencing/water and pasture improvement.  The ideal candidate will be detail orientated and will demonstrate a progressive approach to livestock management and husbandry.

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Stock Person / Station Hand

Princess Royal Station, located in Burra SA is seeking an experienced full-time stockperson to work in a large-scale cattle business.

Duties will include paddock and yard cattle work, animal health and welfare, feeding and watering livestock. Other duties include fence and water repairs and maintenance. Applicants must be reliable, hardworking and self-motivated.  All applicants must have a valid driver’s licence and enjoy working outdoors and with animals.

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Saleyard Manager – SELX

The South Eastern Livestock Exchange (SELX) is NSW’s most recently constructed and technologically advanced saleyard.  Working closely with the Administration Manager and reporting direct to the Board, you will have ultimate responsibility for the performance of the business and operation of the facility.

The role is simple – Develop relationships with key stakeholders; Manage the smooth operation of livestock sales; Be the public face of the business, liaising with all levels of media and public; Manage the maintenance of the facility; Demonstrate innovation and actions to grow the throughput of the saleyards.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Manager Agriculture Production & Protection – Regional NSW

The NSW Department of Primary Industries is searching for a Manager Agriculture Production & Protection to join the Local Land Services (LLS) department to deliver quality, customer-focussed services to farmers, landholders and the community across rural and regional New South Wales. LLS provides primary production advice, biosecurity, natural resource management and emergency management functions.

The Manager Agriculture Production & Protection oversees the core teams of the Hunter LLS who work with productive agriculture, across a broad range of industries. The role is well suited to someone with drive and initiative to make a substantial difference to agriculture and the broader rural community.

Click here for full position description and application details.

General Manager – WA

Lawson Grains Pty Ltd owns and operates a diversified portfolio of large scale cropping farms across Australia, with their primary goal being to operate a sustainable cropping business, achieving superior long term returns for the business owners and development and career progression for staff.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, this position is crucial in forming part of the management team with responsibilities for the strategic operational management and achievement of optimum financial efficiency for six aggregations across WA.

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General Manager Operations / COO – Regional NSW

Lawson Grains Pty Ltd owns and operates a diversified portfolio of large scale cropping farms with their primary goal being to operate a sustainable cropping business. The business is structured in such a way as to enable Farm Managers to have a high level of autonomy, accountability and ownership of their business units with General Managers providing supporting to achieve business goals.

Reporting to the CEO, this crucial management position forms part of a strong management team and is responsible for the strategic operational management and achievement of optimum financial efficiency within a safe, sustainable environment for four aggregations across NSW.

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HSE & Quality Systems Manager

An exciting career opportunity exists for a motivated HSE & QS Manager based in the Brisbane office.  The HSE & QS Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, assessment and review of a comprehensive OH&S management plan, and the delivery of initiatives that improve safety outcomes in the workplace.

In collaboration with Managers the HSE &QS Manager implements safe work practices, policies and procedures, and manages the emergency response, animal welfare, environmental and quality assurance compliance across the business.

For a full copy of the position description and more information on how to apply, please visit our website at www.aamig.com.au/about/careers 

Head Stockman

Mt Emu Plains is a breeding property 100km north of Hughenden comprising 58,950ha, and running up to 10,000 head of Brahman cross cattle.  We are seeking an experienced Head Stockman to assist the manager and staff to conduct work efficiently and effectively.

Key responsibilities include – Assisting with mustering, branding, weaning, trucking; Recording of stock numbers; Supervision and training of staff;  Maintaining/developing facilities and improvements; Monitoring pasture and watering points.  The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and experience in handling cattle using Low Stress Stockhandling principles.

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Head Stockperson – Innamincka Station

S. Kidman & Co has an opportunity for a full-time, experienced Head Stockperson at Innamincka Station, which is situated in the north-east corner of South Australia and runs approximately 13,000 cattle over 13,500 km2.

Reporting to the Station Manager, the successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, a high level of proven leadership and supervisory experience, be competent in the use of horses and motorbikes and experienced in handling cattle in a quiet and controlled manner. A proven ability to keep accurate records, a good grasp of technology and computer literacy and a strong focus on safety in the workplace is essential. A current Driver’s and Motorbike Licence is required (HR to MC licence is desirable).

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Senior Stationhand / Overseer

Located in Central West NSW, a long-term Senior Stationhand/Overseer position is currently available on a 6,500 acre cattle property with an NFAS accredited feedlot.  In addition to the feedlot operations is a herd of Fullblood Wagyu herd and backgrounding operation.

Reporting to the Farm Manager, this role requires an energetic, team oriented individual with leadership skills and experience in all aspects of beef cattle, farming & feedlot production. As part of the team, previous experience in daily feedlot operations including all aspects of lotfeeding such as bunk feeding, induction, maintenance and reporting, as well as other general farm duties are essential.

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Beef Sales Representative

Rangers Valley requires a motivated, professional sales representative with prior experience in exporting branded beef.  This role will be focused on working with customers to deliver benefits to all stakeholders. Sales is the core skill set required, but there will be some production planning, product development, process refinement & supply chain management required.

Applicants for this position should have the following skills and attributes: Beef sales experience essential (export sales an advantage); A strong background in customer service and relationship building; Detailed knowledge of Beef specifications & an understanding of beef processing; Tertiary qualifications preferred but not essential; Must be able to work independently but also within a team environment.

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Junior Portfolio Manager – Regional NSW

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a specialist agricultural asset manager that invests in Australian agriculture, and be involved in the management of a portfolio of large scale farming operations across northern NSW and QLD.  The portfolio is predominantly cropping (irrigated and dryland), with some livestock.

This position will spend considerable time on farm and have responsibility for a broad range of activities including (but not limited to): Drafting and monitoring farm plans for the season;Drafting individual quarterly farm reports;Monitoring and reporting of farm activities;Being involved in due diligence and acquisitions;Capex design and implementation;WH&S compliance.

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Dozer Operator

Mt Spencer Station is a family owned and operated beef cattle and cropping enterprise, located 30km east of Nebo and 60km west of Mackay on the Peak Downs Highway.  There is a full time position available for an experienced employee to start immediately, with the main activity operating a Komatsu D65-EX bulldozer.

The role includes the following activities: • Maintaining roads, implementing erosion measures, stick raking and fenceline clearing; Weed management – spraying and clearing; • Lick and water runs; Fence maintenance; Assisting in farming operation; basic maintenance and repairs of machinery.

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Property Manager, Beef – Grazing and Cropping

We are seeking an experienced, motivated and dynamic individual (or couple) to manage a beef finishing and backgrounding aggregation across two properties totalling 42,000 acres.   The role is located 20km from Augathella on a mix of downs and scrub country with 2,500 acres of cultivation used for forage crops.

Responsibilities will include:  Pasture management; Low stress stock handling practices, mustering on motorbikes; General machinery and plant maintenance, checking fences and waters; Management of farming operation; Property planning and development; Organisational skills to prioritise and plan work schedules.

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Junior Stock & Station Agent

Established in 1973 Bowyer & Livermore is a leading Stock & Station Agency in the Central Tablelands of NSW.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Junior Stock & Station Agent. We are looking for an individual who is a self-starter and keen to start their career in agriculture with our livestock agency business.  We will provide you with on-the-job training where you will learn about what makes a successful Livestock Agent.

Based out of our Bathurst office you will work alongside our agents assisting them with day to day duties including working at the weekly cattle and sheep markets held at CTLX (Carcoar), drafting and assessing stock for paddock & Auctions Plus sales, and general office & administration duties.

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Senior Head Stockperson

Newry Station is a 246,700ha breeding property with capacity for 20,500 head cattle located in the Victoria River region, NT, and it requires a Senior Head Stockperson to join our team in 2018.  This leadership position is an excellent career development opportunity for someone currently working as a Head Stockperson who wants to continue to develop their capability.

The successful applicant will have:  Effective people management skills with a desire to develop and train your team; Committed WHS focus; Excellent cattle husbandry and horse handling skills; Good time management and communication; General station experience.

Highly competitive and attractive salary packages with conditions is on offer. Please apply online to www.pastoral.com

Paraway Pastoral – 2018 season

Paraway Pastoral Company Limited owns and operates a diversified portfolio of large scale sheep and cattle enterprises across Australia.  We are seeking self motivated and team orientated individuals for our stations in Queensland. The positions available are –

Station Hand / Jillaroo, Jackaroo / Bore Runner / Machinery Operator / Mechanic / Leading Hand / Pilot / Cook / Governess.

Click here for full position descriptions and application details.

Export Administrator

Stella Foods is a Meat Trading Company located at Erina, Central Coast, NSW.  We are looking for an Export Professional with Meat Shipping experience to join our small but fast-paced friendly team.

Duties will include: Manage import & export shipping/logistic operations within required contract terms; Liaising with customers, suppliers, transport & shipping companies with regards to loading & booking of orders; Preparation of general export documentation including issuance of EDNs and forwarding instructions.

We are ideally looking for a candidate who is able to “hit the ground running” and is able to work within a team and independently with excellent attention to detail, along with the ability to work to deadlines.  Please email your resume through to: shipping@stellafds.com.au  

Mount House Station 2018 Season

Mount House Station is in the West Kimberley region of WA 260kms from Derby, and we are currently taking applications from self-motivated individuals to join the team for the 2018 season.

We are currently seeking to fill the following positions:

Bore Runner / Grader Driver / Diesel Mechanic / Helicopter Pilot 500+ Hrs and previous cattle experience / Station Hands Experienced / Station Hands Jill/Jackaroo 1st year.  Single accommodation only, no dogs, own vehicle an advantage.  Ability to ride either horse or motorbike essential.

Click here for applications details and contact for further information.

Production Manager – Bourke

Darling River Meats is currently building a state of the art Small Stock Abattoir in Bourke NSW, at which we will process up to 6000 small stock a day.  This is an opportunity to play a major role in driving the performance of a new Abattoir and oversee processing of goat meat products to export market specifications.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for the management of all aspects of plant production and finished product target requirements. This will include overseeing processing, production and maintenance; monitoring output and ensuring operations are compliant to strict export standards, along with training and mentoring of processing staff.

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Abattoir Plant Manager – Bourke

Darling River Meats is currently building a state of the art Small Stock Abattoir in Bourke NSW, at which we will process up to 6000 small stock a day.  With plant commissioning scheduled for early 2018, we are looking for an experienced Full Time Plant Manager to build a team and make this plant their own.

Reporting directly to the Board and Directors, you will provide leadership for all aspects of the plant operations. You will be responsible for all aspects of the plant, including production efficiency, quality, asset management and cost control while ensuring all regulatory requirements are met.

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Administration Manager – ALPA

The Australian Livestock & Property Agents Association Limited has an exciting full time position commencing December 2017 in the Sydney Office.  Written applications are sought from energetic, cheerful people with a friendly disposition for this rewarding role.

Key responsibilities: Assist CEO, organise & manage office duties and member services, Assist in Association’s events, programs and day to day operations, Motivate, inspire and develop relationships with industry sectors, Ensure member satisfaction.  Applicants must have a proven ability to operate MYOB and general financial management skills. General knowledge of rural Australia and a background in Agriculture would be an advantage for this position.

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2018 Season Staff – NT

Amungee Mungee Station & Walhallow Station – Northern Territory are looking to employ Jackaroo’s and Jillaroo’s for the 2018 mustering season, with a start of March 2018.

Duties include : Mustering, Stock-work, Water / Bore runs,  Fencing,  Cattle & Grass management, and  General station jobs.  Candidates must be competent riding a motorbike or horse and able to work well in a small team, as well as independently.  Stock, mustering and farming knowledge and experience would be an advantage.

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Station Manager – Millungera

A once in a lifetime opportunity now exists for an experienced cattle station manager to join a 100% Australian, and family owned industry leader.
Millungera, spanning 342000ha is our second major breeding property and is located approx 90 km by sealed road NW of Julia Creek in North QLD. Millungera carries up to 40,000 head of breeding cattle and is well developed with extensive infrastructure and facilities.

Reporting to the CEO, the Station Manager is responsible for leading a large team in safely undertaking their roles to ensure highest standards of animal management, health and welfare plus achieve operational performance expectations and station productivity.

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Head Stockpersons (4)

AACo is looking to fill four Head Stockperson vacancies at Anthony Lagoon/Eva Downs, Avon Downs, Headingly, and Wondoola.  Duties will include, but are not limited to: Manage welfare of all livestock,  Effective communication with station management and staff, Implement annual maintenance and capital improvements, Record accurate stock numbers for the company’s livestock information system.

You will be required to have: Previous experience in a similar role, Sound knowledge of station activities, Working knowledge of market specifications and ability to draft cattle accordingly, Horse riding and livestock experience, High level of organisation skills to organise daily/weekly work schedule.

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International Meat Sales

Located in Tamworth, this position provides an opportunity to join a well-established, progressive meat export business.  With multiple offices and a solid client base, the business is looking for an experienced sales professional to manage and grow sales in the greater Asia region.

Responsibilities include – manage accounts, build/maintain a strong customer base, identification and actioning of new sales opportunities and achieve set targets.  Candidates must have strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, be commercially astute, willingness to travel abroad and be a self-starter with the ability to work independently but also be a part of a high performing team.

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Assistant Manager – NVLX

An exciting career opportunity exists for an aspiring Manager at the Northern Victoria Livestock Exchange (NVLX) located in Wodonga.  We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team, assisting the Business Unit Manager to ensure the smooth running of the NVLX business operations.

The Business Unit Assistant Manager will lead a team  in the delivery of business operations and services, facility management and maintenance, and contributing to business performance and compliance.  This position plays an integral role in our succession plan and is expected to understand all aspects of the business, and act in the Business Unit Manager’s role as required.

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Experienced Station Hands

Family owned & operated, Mt Emu Pastoral Company has 2 permanent, full-time positions available for experienced, motivated station hands for an immediate start. One position is on our breeder property in North Western QLD and the other on our Central Western QLD fattening property.

Successful applicants must have: Willingness to work cattle using Low Stress Stock Handling principles, Mustering experience on ATV’s and working with helicopters, Strong communication skills, Clean and tidy work and domestic habits, Vehicle & property maintenance experience, Current Driver’s Licence and own transport, 1-2 years’ experience working on large properties with beef cattle.

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Machinery Operator / All Rounder

Family owned & operated, Mt Emu Pastoral Company has a permanent, full-time position available for an experienced machinery operator/all-rounder.  The position will be shared with our properties in North Western Qld and Central Western Qld.

The successful applicant must have: Skills to operate machinery (Grader & Loader), Experience in maintaining and repairing machinery, Basic welding and fabrication skills, Experience in checking and maintaining waters,  A willingness to work alone, Current driver’s Licence and own transport, Property maintenance experience, Clean and tidy work and domestic habits, and Strong communication skills.

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Station Manager – Vanrook QLD

Located 140km north east of Normanton in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Vanrook is the principal breeding property of the Gulf Coast Agricultural Company. Carrying in excess of 60,000 head, with a large turnoff consisting of both external sales and internal transfers, this great opportunity requires extensive station management experience of large scale operations.

Reporting directly to the Pastoral Inspector, the Station Manager will be responsible for delivering a structured turnoff and mustering program, utilising a combination of permanent mustering staff and multiple contract teams, to an agreed budget and timetable.

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Station Hand – CW QLD

An experienced couple is required to assist the owner on a cattle property in Central West Queensland.  This is an opportunity for an active, self-motivated couple who are able to work independently/within team.  A comfortable, aircon home, with internet connection is provided.

Applicants must have experience with livestock, fencing, waters, machinery and garden maintenance.  At times assistance will be required with domestic duties.

Please send applications (with resumes and references), or enquiries for further information to –  cpcpastoral@gmail.com   


Management Trainee

The Kerwee Group of companies is seeking a trainee with the view to develop long term management capacity at the newly expanded 20200 SCU Kerwee Feedlot at Jondaryan QLD.

The selected candidate will undertake a structured training program over 24 months to construct a skill set to build their practical capabilities across all sections of the feedlot business.  Internal training will include every facet of the Kerwee Group business to gain a greater understanding of how the supply chain operates, and external training will include (but not limited to) – Statutory requirements; Understanding/auditing QA Systems; Effective Communication and Leadership Skills;  and ALFA run workshops.

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Livestock Hand/Pen Rider

Kerwee Feedlot is a 20,200 head feedlot located at Jondaryan on the Darling Downs. An exciting opportunity currently exists for highly motivated person to join our Livestock Team as a Livestock Hand/Pen Rider.  The successful applicant will be required to provide up to 2 suitable working horses which will be fully maintained on site. Previous feedlot experience would be an advantage, but not essential.

Key responsibilities include – all aspects of cattle handling from induction of new cattle to dispatch, animal health and welfare management from pen riding and treatments through to post-mortems.  Ideally the successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes – experience in livestock handling, good communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment, Good judgement and initiative, Knowledge of StockaID, FY3000 would be advantageous.

Applications should be emailed to the Kerwee Lot Feeders Livestock Supervisor at swayman@kerwee.com.au  

Supervisor, kill floor – Moe

HW Greenham is a 100% Australian owned company with a proud history of involvement in meat processing extending to six generations.

We require an experienced Kill Floor Supervisor as well as Slaughtermen and Labourers at the Moe Meatworks. Meat processing experience isn’t essential.  Suitable candidates without previous experience will receive full comprehensive training that is nationally accredited. It leads to a fully recognised meat processing trade qualification. The company offers excellent wages and conditions.

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Livestock Hands

Peechelba Beef, part of the ICM Agribusiness Group, is the largest beef feedlot in Victoria, offering custom feeding services to a range of domestic and bullock finishing clients.

Opportunities exist for highly motivated, experienced stock-persons to become part of our livestock team at our Peechelba Feedlot, which is located 25 kilometers from Wangaratta.  The successful applicants should have a thorough knowledge of cattle handling and animal husbandry.

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Applications – 2018 Season

CPC is Australia’s largest privately owned beef producer with 16 stations covering 5.5m hectares and capacity for 400,000 head of cattle.  We offer rewarding careers, extensive training opportunities and a transfer program throughout the diverse CPC property group and we have the following positions available in 2018.

Head Stockpersons / Experienced Station Hands / Entry Level Station Hands / Station Administration / Home Tutors / Bore Runners / Station Mechanics / Machinery Operators / Station and Camp Cooks. Safety is our most important value at CPC and the welfare of our people, customers, animals and land is paramount.

If you have a positive and can-do attitude and would like to join our progressive team at CPC please apply online at www.pastoral.com

Meat Process Workers

Thomas Foods International, located at Murray Bridge SA, is one of Australia’s premium meat processing companies.  We are currently looking for beef/lamb/mutton Boners, Slicers, and Slaughterers and general labourers (skilled & non-skilled workers).

The key skills required for these roles include boning, slicing, slaughtering, and live stock handling – a forklift licence would be an advantange but not essential.  We offer comprehensive on the job training and  traineeship programs and this is an opportunity if you are looking for a well-rewarded career.

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Meat Processing Staff

AACo is searching for keen and enthusiastic skilled Trades People and follow-on Labourers to contribute to the success of our Beef Processing facility in Livingstone, 50km from Darwin CBD.   Previous experience in meat processing is not required, but would be an advantage, however we are offering on-going training and up-skilling programs for successful candidates of all skill levels.

As a successful candidate you will be highly reliable and take pride in your safe work practices, show a high level of integrity, honesty and respect at all times and look for opportunities to continuously learn and improve your skills.

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