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Featured Positions


Sales & Production Coordinator

Rangers Valley, a premium global beef brand which specialises in the production of high quality, long fed Angus and Wagyu beef, is recruiting for a Sales & Production Co-ordinator to work in the meat division, and will be located in our Warwick office.

Reporting to the Meat Division Manager, the purpose of the role is to act as a conduit between the Sales and Production teams. You will be liaising with internal staff, contract partners, freight vendors and customers. Good communication skills will be essential to the role. This is a dynamic and demanding role that will require someone who can work independently as well as in a team environment.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Livestock Administration Clerk

The Bindaree Beef Group is a family owned and operated business built on a reputation for product quality and business integrity. Located approximately 6 kilometres from Inverell we are seeking applications for the role of Livestock Administration Clerk.

 This is a newly created position within the business and will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service and logistics support to the Livestock team, and administrative support in general office administration.  This is a great opportunity to join a dedicated team passionate about Australian agribusiness.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Beef Australia 2018 – Symposium & Seminars Coordinator

The Symposium & Seminars Coordinator is responsible for the development and delivery of the symposium & seminars program for Beef Australia 2018 under the direction of the Symposium & Seminars Committee.  This is a fixed term contract – part time July 2017 to February 2018 and full time March to May 2018.

Responsibilties include Committee Meetings, Oversee speakers’ briefs/session requirements, liaison with Sponsorship Coordinator and Marketing & Communications Coordinator, assist with the Economic Impact Study of Beef Australia 2018 and completion of a final report detailing outcomes and recommendations for BA2021.

Click here for full position description.  Email applications to –  denis@beefaustralia.com.au

Beef Australia 2018 – Schools Program Coordinator

The Schools Program Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination and delivery of the Beef Australia Schools Program.  This is a fixed term contact – Part time approx. one day per week July 2017 to February 2018. Full time February 2018 to May 2018 (4 months).

Beef Australia wants to provide young Australians, 4-18 years old, with an understanding of the importance of the Australian Beef Industry which employs over 200,000 people and is worth $7.7B to the Australia economy. We want young Australians to be aware of the ‘paddock to plate’ story, the job opportunities that are available and the benefits of eating beef to the healthy diet.

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Territory Manager – Melbourne

This is an excellent opportunity to join an international market leader with a diverse range of livestock focussed products.  The company distributes leading edge solutions through the rural retail distribution network and is now seeking a Territory Manager to continue to build on the company’s strong presence in Gippsland.

As Territory Manager, your role will be to increase and drive sales by partnering with rural retailers throughout your region.  This will be achieved through a combination of innovative marketing campaigns at retail and producer level, the maintenance of existing relationships and development of new business opportunities.  A strong rural background will be well regarded as you will be in regular contact with livestock producers and industry stakeholders.

Click here for full position description, application and contact details.

Territory Sales Manager – Regional QLD

Specialising in the manufacture and supply of animal feed products, our client offers a first-class range with excellent technical support and strong, reliable supply chain channels.  They have sound business relationships and a genuine commitment to both livestock producers and rural merchandise distribution clients.
Continued growth has led to the creation of this new role to manage their increasing business in Central Queensland (with occasional travel to NQ/NT), with a preferred base in the Emerald region.  Your customer base includes both producers and rural stores and your success will be achieved through your focus on forming solid relationships and your ability and drive to make things happen.  Strong technical and logistical backup will be provided to help you achieve your goals.

Click here for full position description, application detail and contact for further information.

SAMRC Regional Chair Positions

Due to the progression of two Southern Australian Meat Research Council (SAMRC) Regional Chairs within the industry there are two Regional Chair positions available, one in Southern NSW and the other in South Australia.   The two positions currently being recruited will join established teams and work alongside colleagues and committees representing other key production zones in south-eastern Australia.

The positions are open to any red meat and livestock producer who resides in the respective locations and has an interest in the red meat industry. Applications from members of regional committees are encouraged and previous involvement from individuals who have made a contribution to the current Regional Committees, while not essential, will be viewed favourably.

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Grader Driver – Davenport Downs

Davenport Downs is located 355km south west of Winton in south-west Queensland.

Please contact Station Manager, Ross Myhill on (07) 4657 3033 for more information.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume and relevant current referees and be sent to:

Email: davenport@parawaypastoral.com

Property Positions – Kimberley Region

Argyle Cattle Company is currently seeking multiple positions on their Kimberley pastoral properties of Shamrock (south of Broome), Beefwood Park (via Fitzroy Crossing) and Moola Bulla at Halls Creek. Several roles are sought including Station Mechanic, Boreman, General Station Hand and Ringers.

Responsibilities vary depending upon the role but include Health and Safety, Livestock, Maintenance, Land Management and general station duties.  The successful candidates will have a high level of competency in all tasks reasonably required of the respective role, including mechanical and bore maintenance skills, cattle handling skills and relevant vehicle licences.  The ability to communicate and work as part of a larger team will be important.

Applications can be submitted to kathy@aus-standard.com – any queries please contact Kathy Willson on 0455 477 599.

Diesel Mechanic – Fitter

Stanbroke is a family-owned and operated Australian beef business, with a position available for a qualified Diesel Mechanic/Fitter at our 30,000 head feedlot, located at Chinchilla on the Western Darling Downs in QLD.  This position is a site based general maintenance role that suits a person who works well in a small team and has excellent all-round mechanical and general maintenance skills.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the ability to undertake maintenance and repairs as required on large fixed & mobile plant & machinery, and complete regular services and equipment inspections,  undertake fabrication and welding tasks where required, have basic auto electrical abilities and complete all required record keeping and parts ordering.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Feedlot Administration / Weighbridge Officer

Myola is a 20,000 head capacity feedlot situated in northwest NSW, and it is currently seeking to appoint an Administration/Weighbridge Officer to ensure that information and cattle data are captured and entered accurately and on time.  In addition you will be responsible for a range of general administration tasks associated with the feedlot.  This position is to cover maternity leave with opportunity for longevity for the right candidate.

Skills and experience required include proficiency in MS Office, in-depth knowledge of office management, outstanding communication and negotiation abilities and excellent organisational and time management skills.

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Station Hand

Bar H Grazing are currently seeking applications for a competent station hand that has experience with animals, maintaining facilities and general property upkeep. This includes all day to day tasks of running and maintaining a cattle property.

This position would be desirable for an applicant with an intertest and willingness to be involved in an intensive stud operation. An open innovative approach to the beef industry will be highly regarded.  This role has an immediate start for the right candidate with accommodation supplied on property at River Lea, Comet QLD.

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Livestock Technical Assistant

Bar H Grazing is family owned and operate an intensive Wagyu breeding operation located at Comet in Central Qld.  This full-time role will include all property and livestock data collection, record keeping and general office administration.

The successful applicant will be a self-motivated person showing a high level of computer literacy, with an enthusiastic approach to learn new and modern ways in the livestock industry and be excited about genetic progress in our breeding program. An interest or experience in the livestock industry will be highly regarded along with cattle husbandry skills and horse riding experience.

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Station Manager – western NSW

This is a lifestyle and career opportunity for you and your family managing a progressive station (sheep with some cattle) in outback/rural NSW/SA.  Paroo Pastoral Company is one of Australia’s fastest growing livestock and agricultural enterprises, spanning in the order of 1,200,000 acres across rural NSW and South Australia.

We are seeking a well experienced and highly motivated individual with initiative and preparedness to accept responsibility to support the General Manager, who has a strong interest and commitment to modern husbandry and farming practices and can enthusiastically contribute to the development of the business.  You will also have great people skills, a HR license, motor bike license, experience in operating heavy machiner, and relevant tertiary qualifications.

Click here for full position description, application details and contact for further information.

Marketing Manager – S.Kidman & Co Ltd

S.Kidman & Co Ltd is one of Australia’s largest beef producers with a herd of 171,000 cattle, with pastoral leases covering approximately 80,000 sq.km in three states and the Northern Territory. With new ownership and investment, the company is poised for an exciting period of growth and transformation.  The central focus of the company’s new strategy is to develop marketing and branding strategies to prominently position Kidman products in key markets.

Reporting to the CEO  you will be responsible for developing and leading the execution of marketing and brand strategies to generate profitable sales in key markets.  You will work with sales channel partners, distributors, processors and customers to identify and develop product & market opportunities.   This is an outstanding opportunity to make a significant contribution to the success of an iconic Australian company at an exciting time of growth and development.

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Rural and Industry Economic Analyst – QRAA

QRAA is seeking an experienced Economic Analyst with a background in the rural sector. The appointee will undertake research, identify and analyse trends to present strategic insights into the financial performance and sustainability of Queensland’s rural and regional economy.
Key Responsibilities include – Research, identify and report on trends and issues in Queensland’s rural and regional economy; Provide insights into the farm finance sector and strategic implications for QRAA, its programs and the broader rural and regional sector in Queensland; Perform economic research and analysis to support QRAA strategy, policy, business development and marketing initiatives; Assist with QRAA’s rural debt survey and other economic analysis projects.

Click here for a copy of the role description, relevant employment conditions, and to apply.

Executive Manager – National Research Programs

The Grains Research & Development Corporation is responsible for almost 60% of the total grains R&D investment in Australia, and continues to grow and evolve to meet industry needs.  The GRDC has been realigning and refocusing its structure and operations, clarifying their purpose – investment in research, development and extension to create enduring profitability for Australian grain growers.

Leading the National Research Programs Business Group, the Executive Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing strategy and investment programs across statistics, modelling, bioinformatics, genetic technologies and National Variety Trials. The Executive Manager will be a member of the Executive Management team, providing high level strategic advice to the Managing Director and Board.

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Administration Manager / Accountant

Angus Australia is seeking an experienced Administration Manager/Accountant to join our rapidly growing organisation specialising in the marketing, promotion and development of Angus and Angus influenced cattle in Australia.

The successful applicant will be required to: Provide financial accounting and bookkeeping services to Angus Australia and its subsidiaries, Maintain processes and procedures that fulfil all regulatory and statutory requirements for financial management, Manage all aspects of administration support, Work as a team member with other staff, consultants and members.

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Farm Hand – Beef Cattle

This Angus beef cattle breeding and grazing operation consists of 2 grazing properties, totalling 4,000 ha in the Central Highlands of NSW.  The livestock operation consists of 1700 breeding cows, and a dual-purpose sheep operation and a collaborative, reliable and trustworthy Farm Hand is now required to work closely with the Farm Manager.

Responsibilities include – assist in the implementation of the farm plan, animal husbandry and data collection, operation of farm machinery, maintenance and improvement of farm equipment and infrastructure.  This is a “hands on” role and the successful candidate will have sound livestock and pasture management skills with a min. of 2 years’ experience, be organised with good communication skills, and hold a full driver’s license (HR or HC an advantage).

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Charlton Feedlot positions

Teys Australia currently has vacancies for roles based at our Charlton Feedlot plant in Victoria.  These roles are Stockperson & Machinery Operator in our Livestock & Feeds Teams. Duties within these positions include pen riding, diagnosis & treatment of sick cattle, pen movements, drafting & weigh cattle, stock handling & record keeping.

The Stockperson must be sound horse rider, possess good cattle handling skills, and preferably with own horses and gear.  The Machinery Operator must be prepared to undertake training and licensing as required, an ability to work in a team environment, and have a positive attitude.

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CEO – Seafood Industry Australia

Seafood Industry Australia (SIA) is a newly created industry body that represents all Australian seafood businesses incorporating the complete value chain including wild catch, aquaculture, post-harvest and retail sectors. It is a new and exciting organisation which will showcase the opportunity and innovation across the whole industry.

SIA are seeking an experienced leader to  become the inaugural Chief Executive Officer. The position will lead the growth phase of SIA, establishing it as an influential industry body responsive to the evolving needs of Australian seafood businesses. The CEO will develop and implement the strategic and operational plans in conjunction with the Board and members to ensure the mission objectives are achieved.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Chief Executive Officer

NTCA is seeking applications for the position of CEO based in Darwin.  NTCA is one of Australia’s foremost industry representative bodies with a respected and effective leadership role in the Australian cattle industry.  Reporting to the president and executive board, you will be expected to work effectively across industry, government and community at the NT, national and international level to protect and advance the interest of NT cattle producers.

You will possess high level integrity, leadership, networking and communications skills; have a good understanding of agricultural production and policy in rural and regional Australia, be strategic and inclusive in positioning the organisation and industry ahead of future challenges and opportunities.  You will be responsible for governance and accountability.

To obtain a full position description and selection criteria please contact the Office Manager at office.darwin@ntca.org.au  or ring (08) 8981 5976.

Area Manager – Northern NSW & QLD

Our client is a leading Australian agribusiness that specialises in attracting investment capital to farming assets and managing assets on investors behalf. They currently manage over $450M worth of assets with an entrepreneurial approach that seeks to drive annual income return. The continued growth of the business has brought about the need to create an additional Area Manager role.

The position will be responsible for a portfolio of large scale farming operations across Northern NSW and QLD with a mixture of cropping and livestock. They will ensure properties are managed to the highest standard through the creation of detailed management plans for each enterprise and lead farm managers with the preparation of production strategies, annual budgets and forecasts, and capital expenditure.

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Feed Mill Operator – Gunyerwarildi

The Gunyerwarildi Mill’s main responsibility is the production of cattle feed for Ceres Agricultural Company’s Northern properties, currently producing 1000 tn of feed per week. Other tasks include drying steam flaked grain, drying grain from harvest, feeding cattle and bunk management.

The position requires the operator to mix feed, deliver feed to feedlot bunks and deliver feed to paddocks on the farm. Attention to hygiene and maintenance is essential. Experience in a mill environment and in the operation of heavy machinery is preferred. Training will be on offer for the right candidate.

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Overseer – Cattle Breeding & Farm Operations

This is an opportunity to become a part of one of WA’s oldest cattle companies.  The property is located in the South East of WA near Esperance, and is focussed on producing high quality Angus and Wagyu cattle for Domestic and International markets. Spread over 20 000 acres and running over 4000 breeding cows we are focused on continuously improving the genetics and quality of our herd.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Cattle Breeding and Farm Operations Overseer will work across the enterprise in General livestock handling, waters maintenance, machinery operaton and property maintenance.

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Program Manager

With the relocation of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation to Wagga Wagga, an exciting opportunity has been created to join this team and be an integral part of developing a new direction for the business.

The Program Manager, Research & Innovation will play an important role in shaping the organisation into the future and will have responsibility for initiating, developing and managing programs, securing significant cash and in-kind co-investment from industry and government stakeholders and pursuing new funding opportunities.

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Marketing Manager

An exciting, newly created position is now available as a result of internal promotion.
Recognised as the pre-eminent brand and innovator within the agribusiness
markets it services, their strong market position is due to their ongoing commitment
to research and development of their products and providing service and value to
both rural retail customers and farmer end-users.

As Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for the implementation of the marketing brand strategy in the Australian market. You will work closely with and assist the sales team and develop marketing and promotional materials delivered to retail partners in line with the business’ marketing activity plan.

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Station Hand

Oakwood Grazing Company is seeking an experienced, self-motivated Station hand to take up a permanent position at Oakwood, Augathella. The station hand role will involve – stock work using motorbikes and dogs, Infrastructure development – new fencing and water points, general station maintenance of waters and fences.

The successful applicant/s require a good hands on work ethic, ability to work in a team environment and a genuine interest in the cattle industry.  This position offers the successful candidate great opportunities for career advancement within a dynamic integrated supply chain company.  Well maintained, air conditioned accommodation is provided.
Wages commensurate with experience.  Driver’s license required

Please send Resume with Referees via email to: hr@oakwoodgrazing.com.au

Supply Chain Officer

Angus Australia is seeking a full-time Supply Chain Officer who will assist the Angus Australia Commercial Development Manager with beef supply chain engagement and relationship building, along with the development of initiatives and market education strategies that bring value to Angus Australia members.

The Supply Chain Officer will experience the broad beef industry in administering Angus breed content verification with beef processors in Australia and New Zealand, to add value to Angus branded beef products through the verification of products related to the Angus breed.

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Administration Officer

Goonoo Feedlot, situated in the Central Highlands of Queensland, 65km south east of Emerald, is a specialised Wagyu feedlot, feeding 20,000 head for both international and domestic markets.  We are offering an opportunity for a positive, solutions focused Administration Officer to join our team.

To be successful, you will have – Effective organisational and communication skills, Exposure to grain testing procedures, weighbridge operations, maintaining livestock records, A high degree of computer literacy, accurate data entry & book keeping skills, A results focussed commitment towards all tasks, Previous industry knowledge and feedlot experience, Ability to maintain animal performance data for continual improvement, Attention to detail & ability to maintain confidentiality. Rural background and / or experience in a similar role will be an advantage.

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Livestock Sales Person

Landmark Russell requires a highly-motivated person to apply their skills and experience in livestock sales, management and marketing to benefit our clients. Based in Cobar Western NSW, servicing the local and greater Western Division.

Davis Russell & Co has played a key role over the past 35 years in servicing it’s large clientele in livestock, real estate and agribusiness services. Owned and managed by David & Gail Russell backed by the Landmark network. Livestock experience essential, livestock sales experience is preferred not critical. Attractive remuneration package moulded to suit the right applicant looking for a long-term career path.

Please forward your interest and resume to gail@landmarkrussell.com.au

Station Manager – SW QLD

A great opportunity is now available with a well established, private enterprise based in SW QLD. The aggregation of 15,000ha operates as one, comprising breeder cattle, sheep and cropping (summer and winter), with excellent infrastructure and capital improvements.
The position has become available due to internal promotion so they now seek a Station Manager with experience in a large mixed farming enterprise. You will manage a small, high performing team to ensure the best returns of each operation, alongside ongoing improvements. This is a position with long term career opportunities and the added benefit of a living within a local community, while also being within an hour of Goondiwindi.

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Argentinean graduate seeking short term employment

My name is Federico Arranz. I finished my agricultural production technical studies in Argentina and came to Australia with a W&H visa to gain further work experience. My previous role in Australia was in a cattle breeding farm for a two month internship, with tasks like vaccination, early weaning feeding, pastures rotation and cattle handling by horse.

If there is an available working position for a person with my profile just let me know.

email: fede.arranz@gmail.com or phone me on 0424 435 543

Territory Sales Manager

If you enjoy dealing with livestock producers, have a strong understanding of rural retail and have the energy and drive to make things happen, then this is your opportunity to shine.  For over 75 years, Gallagher has been the market leader in animal management and is recognised as the pre-eminent brand and innovator within the electric fence, and weigh/EID space.

The current territory is well established and contains valued, long term partnerships at both on farm level and with resellers, but still contains opportunity for growth. To be successful in this role, experience in livestock production and previous sales management experience will be critical to your success.

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Pastoral Administration Manager

Minderoo Pastoral together with Harvey Beef is the largest integrated beef producer in WA and includes 5 pastoral properties with 40,000 head of cattle representing over 1.2million hectares in Pilbara and Gascoyne region.

We are seeking applications for the position of Administration Manager for our Pastoral portfolio. Based at Minderoo Station, this role is responsible for supervising and co-ordinating a broad range of administrative activities across our 5 pastoral leases.  The successful candidate will have extensive administrative experience as well as a proven track record supervising a team of people to deliver a consistently high level of service.

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Northern Victoria Livestock Exchange Operations Manager

AAM Investment Group, is seeking an experienced Operations Manager for NVLX  located near Wodonga, Victoria. NVLX is a part of the Regional Livestock Exchange Portfolio of modern and innovative livestock selling facilities currently handling over 840,000 cattle and 2,400,000 sheep annually.  Reporting to the Regional Manager, the primary responsibility for this role is coordinating the operational management of the livestock facility.

Key criteria includes experience/knowledge with working and processing cattle, extensive animal husbandry knowledge and skills, efficient and productive personal management, operational planning, financial management and compliance with OHS. There is substantial liaison with livestock buyers, producers, stock agents, transporters and other stakeholders as well as with other government agencies.

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Research Veterinarian

CSIRO Health and Biosecurity is seeking a motivated and skilled Research Veterinarian to support our animal studies in the Dangerous Pathogens area. The successful candidate will be trained to work at high levels of bio-containment and with a variety of serious human pathogens.  You must be able to meet Australian Animal Health Laboratory microbiological security and security assessment requirements.

As part of the Dangerous Pathogens team, the Research Veterinarian will provide support for animal challenge experiments with a variety of infectious agents at different levels of bio-containment. You will work with scientific and animal staff to provide appropriate care and support to animals as required during experiments, delivering on agreed project goals.

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NT Station Positions

Australian Green Properties has a rural cattle station in the Barkly Region of Northern Territory. We are looking for experienced staff for an immediate start to fill the following positions:-

Manager/Overseer, Station Store Manager, Power and Water ESO, Stockmen, Bore Runners.  These positions are permanent with accommodation, electricity, internet and food supplied.

Please forward applications or requests for further information to : gail@landmarkrussell.com.au

Station Cook – Fossil Downs

Fossil Downs Station is currently looking for a Station Cook. The station is located in the stunning Kimberley region just 30km’s out of Fitzroy Crossing and only 4 hrs from the coastal town of Broome.

This position would suit someone that truly enjoys remote living and has a passion for food and people. Experience cooking for large groups is absolutely necessary and there will be times when we have executive visits that you will also need to cater for. The position comes with fantastic living conditions in your own separate cottage and above award wage.

For more information please email – stacey_ford@2ghrprimeaustralianbeef.com.au

Stockperson – Feedlot

We require a fulltime stockperson who will be required to perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to – Pen riding and general livestock associated tasks, Health diagnosis and treatment of cattle, Computer operation, Machinery operation and General associated tasks.

The successful applicant will have – A high level of horsemanship and stock handling skills, Be highly motivated, Able to work in a team environment, Have a strong attention to detail, A willingness to learn, Have empathy towards livestock and be aware of animal welfare protocols and able to provide a minimum of 3 suitable work horses.  Previous feedlot experience would be advantageous but not essential. This is a 10 on 4 off roster. Single accommodation is available.

Applications detailing ability to meet the above criteria to be forwarded to: Don Madden   – don@smithfieldcattleco.com

Stockman / Overseer

A vacancy exits for a permanent part-time employee on a cattle property in the Upper Hunter Valley NSW.  We require an experienced stockman or woman to work for 3 days per week.  A house including electricity and telephone is provided.

The position would suit an experienced stockman (woman) or overseer who is either transitioning to retirement or who is seeking to supplement income.  The successful applicant would be required to work independently and be responsible for all aspects of animal husbandry. Knowledge of fencing, water systems and machinery maintenance is essential.  Own horses and dogs would be an advantage.

All enquiries to – robinandian@gmail.com

Policy Officer – Animal Health & Welfare

Sheepmeat Council of Australia is the national body representing Australian sheep producers. Our core business is providing strategic and high level technical advice, on behalf of sheep producers, to government and industry service providers in order to position the Australian sheep industry for future success.

The Senior Policy Officer will be based in our Canberra office, and will manage policy, projects and stakeholder relations in the area of sheep health, welfare and biosecurity, ensuring outcomes are technically sound, able to be implemented and delivered against the Sheepmeat Industry Strategic Plan.

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Feed Team Supervisor – Wonga Plains

The Camm Agricultural Group is a family owned integrated cattle enterprise with properties located from Charters Towers to the Darling Downs.  Wonga Plains Feedlot at Bowenville is part of this group and deals with both company and custom fed cattle.

The Feed Team Supervisor at Wonga Plains Feedlot is responsible for overseeing the successful and optimal operation of all feed related activities, and will lead a team of six in a state of the art processing facility. The successful applicant will be self-motivated, have a positive attitude, be honest, keen to learn & reliable. Several years’ experience will be highly regarded but not essential.

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Feed Truck Driver – Mungindi Feedlot

JBS currently has an opportunity to join our Mungindi Feedlot Team – Mungindi Feedlot is strategically located on the QLD/NSW 132 kilometres west of Goondiwindi. The feedlot is licensed to carry 22,500 head with a current capacity of 12,500 head turning off approximately 33,000 head per annum.

Responsibilities – Accurate feed delivery, Vehicle pre-operational checks, Working in accordance with an allocated roster, Compliance with JBS Australia Policies and Procedures, and Other duties as directed.  Selection criteria – Experience in operating trucks and other machinery and mechanical aptitude, Ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment, and Basic computer skills.

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Assistant Managers

We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated working couple to fill the position of Assistant Managers for Corfield Downs Pastoral.  This is an exciting opportunity in a young and growing cattle grazing enterprise focused on converting industry research into production.

The initial role of these positions will be to finish implementation, and subsequent management,  of an RCS designed water and fencing intensification plan.  Applicants should be confident, knowledgeable and experienced with pasture management, mustering and processing large mobs of cattle (up to 3,000 head). You will also be required to undertake general maintenance, fencing and water runs. You must have an aptitude for adopting new processes and adhere to a strong WHS and animal welfare working environment.

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Livestock/Feed Hand – Connors Junction Feedlot

Connors Junction is a 1000 head feedlot, situated 100km west of Marlborough in Central QLD.  Spread over 13,000 acres, the feedlot also backgrounds steers and has a cropping operation.

Responsibilities for this position include feeding cattle, trough cleaning, milling grain and property duties / all aspects of cattle handling from induction to dispatch / all aspects of animal health management from monitoring to treatment / data recording / cleaning & maintenance of facilities.

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Executive Recruitment Specialist

Meat Processors Group has been built from the passion and thusiasm of a small group of people who have changed the way human capital is engaged within the food industry.  Our Brisbane head office is seeking to employ a proactive and highly experienced Senior Recruitment Consultant with a mid to senior level recruiting background to join our fast growing business.

The successful applicant will perform 360 recruitment duties, leading and growing a new business arm servicing the Food Industry with a quality recruitment service covering all mid to senior level roles.  In this highly autonomous role you will partner with all internal and external stakeholders within the organisation to ensure the provision of quality recruitment delivery, support and advice.

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Planning Supervisor

The Northern Co operative Meat Company Ltd is a leading export food processor with production facilities at Casino and Booyong near Lismore NSW.  This position reports to the Group Engineering Manager within our Maintenance & Engineering Department based at our Casino Plant, and will be responsible for development of the maintenance management plan, planning of maintenance, infrastructure recording, milestones and R&M budget.

Selection criteria include – Experience in managing multiple and diverse contractors, Computer literacy, Proven capability in written reporting and analysis, Understanding of maintenance quality, environmental, food safety and legislative standards, Knowledge and understanding of health and safety in relation to risk management.

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Opal Creek Feedlot positions

Australian Country Choice is one of the largest privately owned companies in Queensland and is a vertically integrated supply chain organisation dedicated to the supply of high quality beef products to Coles Supermarkets as well as other export customers.  Due to a planned expansion at Creek Feedlot, which is located approx. 75 kms South of Dalby QLD, the following positions are available –

Livestock Hands, Mechanic, Maintenance Person and Feedmill Operator.    Responsibilities include skills relevant to the positions and maintaining accurate records and compliance to ACC Intensive Livestock management including but not limited to WHS, QA, Animal Welfare standards and Environmental obligations.

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Croydon Station positions

Croydon Station, located 180kms South of Mackay has the following positions available –

Dozer operator – must be able to operate Caterpillar or Komatsu dozers, have experience in earthwork, dam, road and river crossing repairs, revegetation control, maintain and look after plant and equipment.

Leading Hand/Station Hand – have sound cattle skills, horse riding experience, good communication skills and at least 2 years’ experience-running station hands/camp.

Station Hands – manage livestock with quiet handling techniques, mustering practices, general yard & maintenance work, some cattle skills and horse handling experience.

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Leading Hand/Station Hand

ACBH is part of the ACC group which is a fully integrated beef supply chain business suppling beef to the Australian domestic market and is proudly 100% Australian owned. This position is available at Iffley Stations 175kms SW of Mackay.

The Leading Hand Station hand reports to the property manager and is responsible for – Quiet handling of stock, Mustering, Yard work, General maintenance work on property. The nature of this role requires a can do attitude  and is a good opportunity for someone looking to join and grow a career within a successful and well respected industry leader, working with a dedicated and committed group of team-mineded people.

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Station Boreman/Water Maintenance Handyman

ACBH is part of the ACC group which is a fully integrated beef supply chain business suppling beef to the Australian domestic market and is proudly 100% Australian owned. This position is available at Iffley Station 175kms SW of Mackay.

To be successful for this combined role we are seeking an individual with experience in – Pulling, fixing mono bore pumps and electrical submersible pumps, Carrying out new water infrastructures and Water Development works, Welding and fabrication activities, Mechanical knowledge and the ability to fix and repair infrastructure/plant, An understanding of Station activities, Working in a team environment with good work ethics and communication skills, and Assisting with work associated with livestock (including cattle).

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Station Hands – Dungowan

Australian Country Choice is one of the largest privately owned companies in Queensland and is a vertically integrated supply chain organisation dedicated to the supply of high quality beef products to Coles Supermarkets as well as other export customers. Dungowan Station is located 30kms South of Augathella, Queensland.

Station hands report to the property manager and are responsible for – Quiet handling of stock, Mustering, Yard work, General maintenance work on property.  The nature of this role requires a can do attitude with the successful applicant being able to demonstrate they have Good cattle skills, Horse experience and 2 Wheeler motorbike experience.

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Instructor (Livestock)

QATC is offering 2 key instructor (livestock) opportunities.  You will work closely in partnership with industry to help shape QATC’s agricultural program.

Candidates must be comfortable training within the Western Queensland region (Emerald for Beef Cattle and Longreach for Sheep and Wool with cross-over between the two sites), hold a Diploma or Cert IV in Training & Assessment, a Cert IV, Degree or Post Grad qualification in their field of expertise with a good knowledge of Vocational Education and Training.

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Stationhands – NSW & QLD

Palgrove is one of Australia’s leading stud beef operations spread across more than 10,500ha in QLD and NSW. The business runs over 5200 head of registered Charolais, Charbray, Ultrablack and Angus cattle.  We’re looking for people seeking responsibility and career development to work as part of a dynamic team. Positions are now available for two fulltime, experienced Stationhands at Ben Lomond, NSW and Warwick, QLD.

Skills required – Experience in cattle handling and animal husbandry management is essential / Ability to ride quad bikes or horses with a positive approach to WH & S / Competency in the operation of tractors and basic farm machinery / AI experience, computer literacy and a truck licence are very desirable / Accommodation is available at both locations.

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Livestock Hand – Ladysmith Feedlot

Ladysmith is a 6500 head capacity feedlot situated near Wagga Wagga in the NSW Riverina.  The feedlot also operates a backgrounding operation, along with an AQIS approved quarantine facility.

Responsibilities include all aspects of cattle handling from induction to dispatch, animal health and welfare management, data recording, inventory control/stocktaking, cleaning & maintenance of facilities.  The successful candidate will ideally have demonstrated experience in livestock management, sound computer skills and be supportive of OH&S and QA principles.

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Exclusive Agri-Business Distribution Opportunity

Performance Feeds is an industry leader specialising in the manufacture and marketing of Anipro Liquid Supplements to the livestock industry.  We seek a self motivated and enthusiastic professional to be part of our team in Queensland. We offer – Unlimited earning potential / Distribution of superior quality Animal Nutrition Products / Fully Supported (Marketing, Debtors, Invoicing, Promotion and Advertising) / Service Based Operation / High Growth Capacity.

The position requires travel throughout a specific territory delivering product, servicing the existing client base and developing new relationships with prospective customers to grow sales.

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Station Positions – Paraway

Paraway is currently seeking self-motivated and team orientated individuals for our Stations in NSW and QLD.  Positions available include –

Jackaroo or Jillaroo – 1st year and experienced, must be confident in your horsemanship skills and ability to work around livestock / Station Hand – you will have experience in handling and monitoring livestock, machinery operation & maintenance and general station repairs as required / Grader Driver – experience in road & other works maintenance and ability to maintain machinery & monitor fuel, spare parts and oil usage / Bore Runner – you will be responsible for the maintenance of property water infrastructure and carrying out bore services and maintenance.

For further information contact the HR Manager on 02-5301 6600 or send applications to employment@parawaypastoral.com

Property Manager-Waterview, Bruny Island

Waterview is a 1350 acre property on the north of Bruny Island, Tasmania.  We welcome an enquiring and innovative character, a Manager who will have an interest in sheep is essential, but who would also continue the direction of improvements and environmental farming practices we are hoping to further develop.

Responsibilities include management of wool and prime lamb operations, implementation of OH&S standards and procedures, management of contract labour and services, maintenance of water infrastructure, fencing, pasture renovation and reporting.

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Research Leader – Meat Science

The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation is a UQ research institute which conducts R&D to benefit the food and fibre sector both nationally and internationally. As a research leader for Meat Science you will be required to engage in research for industry outcomes, undertake postgraduate teaching and supervision and further develop the Institute’s research programs.

Applicants should possess a PhD in the area of Meat Science (or relevant discipline) and have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career.  This position provides the opportunity to establish relationships and represent/promote Meat Science at the Uni. and wider community.

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Farm Manager – Theodore QLD

Acacia is a family owned 2600 acre dedicated cattle fattening property, including 1000 acres of irrigated Leucaena and winter and summer fodder crops on the banks of the Dawson River.  It is currently being completely re-developed with centre pivots into a highly productive, rotationally grazed, irrigated cattle fattening property.

The Farm Manager will have direct responsibility for day to day management and must have some cropping and cattle experience. An understanding of rotational grazing principles including pasture and livestock monitoring skills and operation of modern computerised technologies would be an advantage.

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Master Production Planner

This is a great opportunity for you to join an industry leading West Australian meat processing company and utilize your strong background in production planning. Based in Harvey Western Australia, Harvey Beef is WA’s largest Beef Processor and is currently going through a very exciting period of growth.

Reporting to the GM, the primary responsibility for this role is to provide an ongoing production plan for the boning room for the short, medium and long term planning horizon.  We are looking for a team member who has strong leadership and interpersonal skills, a proven background in planning, a drive for continual business improvement, knowledge of beef specifications and advanced Excel capabilities.

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Feed Systems & Supply Manager – NZ

Five Star Beef, owned by ANZCO Foods Limited, is the only large scale commercial cattle feedlot in NZ producing high quality grain finished beef.  We are looking for a Feed Systems and Supply Manager with the capability of implementing strategies and programmes to secure, store, and prepare the required feeds for up to 40,000 cattle per annum.

The successful candidate will have experience in the ag. industry, the ability to implement procurement strategies in conjunction with feedlot requirements, a proven ability to develop relationships with stakeholders, and a willingness to work, learn and develop within an intensive large scale agricultural environment.

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Livestock Extension Officer (Graduate)

The opportunity exists for a recent graduate to join the RCS Team as part of the MLA Future Livestock Consulting  Internship Program.  During this time as an RCS employee you will be exposed to the range of RCS activities including: education programs such as Grazing for Profit; industry benchmarking via RCS Profit Probe; private and corporate consulting work around Australia, and; professional development programs such as RCS Next Steps and Executive Link.

This person will have extensive training and mentoring in all aspects that impact on a rural enterprise including the management of business, ecology, grazing, livestock, and people.  Candidates are required to have a bachelor degree in an agricultural related field, knowledge of rural enterprises and advanced MS Office skills.

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Soil Health Specialist

This role involves taking a leadership position in the practical research, development and delivery of soil health advice for natural farming systems, including regenerative agricultural educational programs to farmers across Australia.

You will provide extension services supporting different options to assist with implementing cost effective methods for farmers looking to make the transition from industrial to sustainable biological agriculture.  You will also conduct trials, research and investigation into options for accelerating soil health.  You will report directly to the General Manager and work closely with colleagues to present a seamless image for RCS clients.

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Technical Officer (Mosaic Agriculture)

We are seeking a Technical Officer to work within a small team to help develop the beef industry in the Kimberley and Pilbara Regions through mosaic agriculture, while safeguarding the environment. Mosaic agriculture is based on irrigated forages which is a component of the Northern Beef Futures project  which aims to expand markets for the beef industry in northern WA.

This position will have a key role in the on-going management and data collection for a series of field experimental sites in the northern rangelands. In particular, a series of trials to collect data on the weed risk of non-indigenous forage plants in key environments (climates, soils) and agronomic trials with pasture and fodder crops grown under irrigation to assist pastoralists maximise returns and minimise risk from undertaking mosaic agriculture developments.

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Development Officer (Mosaic Agriculture)

We are looking for a Development Officer to join our small dedicated team. This is your opportunity to provide high level industry support for the expansion of mosaic agriculture across the Kimberley and Pilbara, with a focus on developing economic models to establish the cost and benefits mosaic agriculture development to better inform future investment.

In this role you will work closely with stakeholders to develop an effective economic framework for assessing the value of irrigated forage production, which is critical at a time when new beef supply chains and markets are being developed. The successful applicant will have the ability to clearly communicate this technology to influence and improve decision making.

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Trader – Cotton

Our client is a multinational company with a dedicated history of trading soft commodities globally with over 150 years of market experience, operating in over 40 countries tries.

They are currently seeking an experienced Trader to continue to develop the export trading programs across the cotton industry. The role will work closely with the local and global trading teams to develop and execute trading strategies.

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Chief Executive Officer

The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) is the Peak Industry body representing meat processors and exporters, retailers, and smallgoods manufacturers.  AMIC confers with members, State and Federal governments and industry stakeholders to influence policy and provide technical and other advice to the industry.

With the impending retirement of the current CEO, AMIC is looking to appoint their future leader to guide the organisation into the next phase of change and growth.   Reporting to the Board, this role has responsibility across a multi-faceted organisation, leading a diverse range of stakeholders including AMIC members, staff and corporate partners.

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Feedlot Staff – Livestock Hand

Gundamain Feedlot is a 6,000 head feedlot, situated near Eugowra in Central NSW and  has the permanent full time position of stockperson available.  Applicants must have the ability to work as a team, have a sound understanding of and commitment to WH&S and excellent planning and communication skills.

Duties for this position include all aspects of cattle handling from induction to dispatch, all aspects of animal health management, data recording and input for all activities, inventory control/stocktaking of all livestock products, cleaning & maintenance of facilities.  The successful applicant will be required to provide suitably trained stockhorses and appropriate saddlery, (up to 2 working horses can be fully maintained on site).

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Lecturer-Animal Production & Science

The School of Veterinary and Life Sciences at Murdoch University actively pursues a cross-disciplinary approach to research and teaching. It has excellent relationships with the animal industries, government and the wider community, and active research interactions with local, national and overseas institutions.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual capable of teaching animal and veterinary science students the principles and practices associated with animal production systems, particularly in relation to cattle and sheep.  Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in agricultural science or related discipline, a demonstrated capacity for team interaction, evidence for the ability to develop an independent research program, successful applications for external research funding, evidence of peer-reviewed publications, and a track record of postgraduate student supervision.

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Maintenance Supervisor – Feedlot

Teys Australia operates six modern and efficient beef processing plants strategically located across the Eastern seaboard of Australia, and three cattle feedlots.  This role is based at our Condamine Feedlot in QLD and is responsible for the provision and management of repairs and maintenance for the feedlot.

Candidates should possess a Degree/Diploma with existing Trade Qualifications with at least five (5) years relevant experience, Knowledge of and experience in contemporary management of cattle feeding, grain handling and processing, waste water, steam generation/environment technology, Current driver’s licence and Excellent communication, negotiation, leadership and technical skills.

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Alexandria Station positions

The North Australian Pastoral Company is a leader in Australia’s cattle industry, with stations in QLD and the Northern Territory along with a feedlot on the Darling Downs.  Alexandria Station, located on the Barkly Tableland in the NT, currently has two positions available to join the NAPCO team.  These are :

Station Butcher/Handy Person – you will have a min. one year’s experience.

Station Mechanic – experience with varied light & heavy machinery is required.

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Operational Manager

The Brook Station, located 170km NW of Charters Towers, runs approx. 5000 head of Breeding and Backgrounding cattle on 21,000ha of basalt country.  We invite applications for an Operational Manager who will have the ability to plan, coordinate and manage the property for continuous improvement.

Responsibilities include : day-to-day herd management, focus on reproduction targets for breeder herd and animal performance, maintain a high standard of water quality/quanity, operation & maintenance of plant and machinery. The successful applicant will be energetic and able to work independently, with the ability to handle large mobs of cattle quietly and efficiently.  Previous experience with operation of cells would be an advantage.

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Senior Stockperson – Feedlot

Founded in 1877, The North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCO) is a leader in Australia’s cattle industry, operating 13 cattle stations across QLD and the NT, and Wainui Feedlot.  Wainui Feedlot has an 18,000-head capacity, and is one of Australia’s most modern and efficient feedlots.  We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Stockperson to join our team.

Along with an excellent remuneration package and working conditions, this role offers a well maintained, air-conditioned 3-bedroom home located 25km east of Dalby, and 65km west of Toowoomba.

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Stockperson / Pen Rider

Ravensworth Feedlot, a 15,000hd capacity feedlot located near Hay in the Riverina region of NSW, has an opportunity for an Experienced Stockman/Pen Rider to join our team.  Key responsibilities include:  cattle handling from induction to dispatch, animal health & welfare management from pen riding and treatments, quality control, cleanliness of all processing areas, and other tasks as required.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in livestock husbandry,  the ability to work in a team environment or alone, be a quick thinker,  able to problem solve and prioritise tasks , have good computer skills and experience in Feedlot computers programs – StockaID & FY3000 – would be an advantage.

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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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