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Plant Biologist – Qld

Stacked Farm is Australia’s first end-to-end automated, indoor vertical farm. The facility uses robotics to minimise large labour-intensive tasks in the production process from seeding through harvest and packing. Their pioneering facility produces year-round crops with commercial scalability, achieving the highest yields whilst maintaining exceptional standards of quality and food safety without compromising taste, nutrition or price point.

As the plant ramps up production and development, they are now seeking a highly specialised scientific biologist to join the team at their new Arundel facility. The right candidate will have tertiary qualifications in either plant biology, plant science, biochemistry or equivalent (PhD will be well regarded), as well as 3-5years experience in the field.

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Senior Research Agronomist – Horsham

With a commitment to innovation through research supporting the grain production sector, our client is a leader in providing independent research and conducting trials in the major cropping regions of Australia. With a comprehensive field trial program in broadacre located in Victoria, there is now the requirement for a Senior Research Agronomist to join the team based in Horsham.

Reporting to the Business Unit Manager, you will be accountable for delivering winter crop protection trial programs and leading research agronomists in field.  This is an opportunity to develop your career, and be part of a national team, and perform a diverse range of collaborative project work.

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Senior Farm Hand/Spray Operator – Vic

Our clients are a family-owned and operated, broadacre cropping business operating a large aggregation of multiple properties in the Wimmera and Western districts covering a total of 6,500Ha.  The operation consists primarily of broadacre cropping, growing wheat, barley, canola, hay and lentils as well as having a large on-site grain storage facility. The business also has a windrowing and hay contracting operation.

Skills and experience include: Previous broadacre cropping experience (2/3years ideal); Ability to operate modern spray rigs including operation of self-propelled sprayers with GPS; Chemcert certification and knowledge of safe spraying conditions and chemical handling procedures (ideal or be willing to obtain);  Hold a current Forklift and Truck licence (ideal or be willing to obtain).

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Farm Manager, Cropping – Vic

Our client is a first-generation farming family who have built a solid reputation as a progressive and successful grain production business. Covering a total of 4,300 ha with the main property located at Dadswell’s Bridge near the Grampians VIC, and a separate property near Ungarie NSW, they grow dryland crops including wheat, barley, canola, beans and chickpeas.

Key skills and experience include: Experience and skills in grain production operations; Capacity to plan and organise tasks as well as analyse and solve problems; Supervisory skills along with a responsible approach and attitude; A strong work ethic and well-developed interpersonal and communication skills; A commitment to safety in the workplace.

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Leading Hand, Irrigated Cropping – Mungindi

Our client operates a large-scale irrigated and dryland cropping enterprise along with grazing operations which can allow for potential further opportunities for career growth and diversity. They are recruiting for a 2IC/Leading Hand to assist with the production of irrigated crops in NW NSW. All farming is done on-site with a fleet of modern and well-maintained equipment.

Key skills and experience include: Previous experience in a Senior Irrigated/Broadacre Cropping role; Significant machinery operation experience; Experience with spraying, incl current Chemcert certificate (or willingness to obtain); Basic crop agronomy knowledge; Mechanically minded with the ability to diagnose,  repair, perform general maintenance, and calibrate equipment; Maintain accurate farm records.

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Operations Manager – Western Vic

Our clients are a long-standing family owned and operated business running a commercial cattle and sheep enterprise near Mortlake in Victoria. This historic property has expanded over the years with the acquisition of more land. The property remains in one connected aggregation covering 8000 acres running 17,500 sheep and lambs and 700 Angus breeders.

With a recently implemented plan that has allowed for new management our client is searching for an Operations Manager who will work with the General Manager to ensure the smooth running of the property. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management, including staff, and ensure timely and planned systems are in place for optimal production and productivity across all aspects of the operation.

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Assistant Manager, Riverina – NSW

Our clients run a progressive family-owned broadacre cropping business centrally located at Lockhart, between Albury and Wagga Wagga, in the NSW Riverina.   Covering 3,200 Ha, this productive property has a focus on quality and sustainable grain production, is well resourced and positioned to expand in the future to grow the business.  With all modern and very well-kept machinery, up-to-date infrastructure, and a large on-farm state-of-the-art 10,000t grain handling facility, the farm has the ability to supply key markets year-round.

We are searching for a suitably experienced person who ideally has a min 5 years intensive broadacre cropping experience.  The role will be centred around operation of seeding, harvesting and spraying machinery and you will have access to all modern machinery and GPS technology with a disc seeder and SP sprayer.

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Farm Manager – NSW

Our client is a successful and progressive agricultural company operating a large commercial and stud Angus and composite operation in the Southern Tablelands region of NSW. The operation is at the forefront of cattle breeding and technology with a focus on genetic improvement of their herd through AI and ET programs as well as feed efficiency testing and large-scale supplementary feeding.

The successful applicant will be required to maintain an appropriate balance between economic return, human relations, and environmental sustainability.  You will be required to plan, budget, report and be accountable for all aspects of the operation under your control and effectively communicate this to the entire team.

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Member Services Officer

The Australian Wagyu Association is rapidly developing its use of advanced genetic and genomic technologies to increase the rate of genetic gain in the Wagyu breed outside of Japan.  Its primary Corporate Goal is Product Improvement to increase the rate of genetic gain and product performance in the Australian Wagyu industry, and this is critically dependent on accurate animal registration to establish pedigree and enable recording of other performance information.

The MSO will assist with all aspects of membership establishment, animal registration and DNA services.  The position will be responsible for collaboratively, as part of the Member Services team, undertaking the following duties:  Membership Services; Registration Services; DNA Testing Services; Performance Data Load Services.

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Gardener / Trainee Supervisor

Bullo River Station is looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking gardener to join the team.  Set on 500,000 acres of privately-owned countryside, Bullo River Station is a working cattle station in the Northern Territory. The station’s pristine landscape is carved with gorges and waterfalls, making it one of Australia’s most breathtakingly beautiful stations.

Responsibilities include: General garden work; Vegetable garden establishment and orchard upkeep; Lawn care; Nursery work; Maintenance of pools and natural water features; Bush regeneration.  The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to become the Gardens Supervisor within 12 months.  You will need to display past experience in:  Horticultural endeavours; Turf management; Basic irrigation skills; The ability to use hand tools and machinery.

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Home Tutor – SW Qld

A family of five on a cattle station in the Channel Country in southwest Queensland is seeking a Home Tutor for the remainder of the 2022 school year. The Home Tutor will be required to provide educational support and supervision of three boys in Year 1, 4 and 6 who are completing their schooling through Port Augusta (SA) School of the Air. This is a fixed-term contract based on the school year.

Requirements include:  Previous experience in a similar role;  Sound literacy, numeracy and writing skills; Good working knowledge of computers and proficiency with MS Office applications and movie apps etc; A genuine commitment to stay until the end of the school year;  Current Qld & SA Working with Children Clearance (can be obtained after if successful in position);  Senior First Aid certificate (can be obtained at station soon after arrival);  Current manual driver’s licence and own vehicle.

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Maintenance Supervisors (2) – NSW

Hancock Agriculture has 2 full-time positions available for a Station Maintenance Supervisor to join our operations in the Inverell and New England Regions, NSW.  This position is suited to a qualified machinery mechanic or a bush mechanic with experience in a similar role. The incumbent is someone who enjoys working with a broad scope and variety of work eg. mechanical repairs and servicing of trucks, machinery and equipment (loader, bobcat, tipper, stock truck, utes and side-by-sides), to general maintenance of yards, water and infrastructure.

Skills and experience include:  Machinery mechanic or demonstrated experience in a similar role; Working and supporting a safety workplace culture; Record keeping, computer literacy and reporting skills;  Driver’s licence class C;  Current basic first aid certificate;  Advanced first aid certificate is desirable.

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Mid Year Vacancies

We invite you to join our cattle station teams for the remainder of the 2022 season. We have roles which offer a great opportunity to join an exciting, industry leading Agribusiness, with scope for advancement after training and experience.  We are seeking candidates who have a genuine passion for agriculture, are team oriented with great communication and interpersonal skills, a strong commitment to workplace safety and a current driver’s licence.

Positions available are :  Gardener & Homestead Maintenance; Experienced Station Hands; Fixed Wing Pilot / Station Hand; Home Tutor; Station & Camp Cook; Leading Irrigation Hand; Livestock Leading Hand / Livestock General Hand; Maintenance Supervisor / Machinery Operators.

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Digital Content Development Officer

The Digital Content Development Officer will support the peak body for the Northern Territory cattle industry, the Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association (NTCA) in the development of timely and accurate information to members of the Association, government, and broader industry stakeholders, delivered through a variety of digital communication platforms.

Selection criteria includes:  Outstanding communication skills; Awareness of current affairs and emerging issues; Demonstrated ability in the communications environment; Plan, manage and deliver marketing collateral; Current NT ‘C’ class drivers licence and ability to travel as required.

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Senior Business Analyst – NSW

Bindaree Food Group (BFG) is a vertically integrated supply chain business delivering global meat solutions both domestically and internationally and we have an opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst to join our Analytics team. This role provides timely and insightful reporting across the business with a key focus supporting our Sales & Marketing team.

Key responsibilities include: Partnering with departments (with a key focus on Sales & Marketing) to understand analytics requirements and business needs; Building forecasting and prediction tools for operational KPIs; Providing accurate and timely information to key stakeholders including interpreting data, providing analysis, insights and visual representations; Reviewing business processes and identifying opportunities for improvement.

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National Public Affairs Manager

AUSVEG is the national peak industry body for more than 2,500 vegetable and potato producers who account for vegetable production worth $4.9 billion in farmgate value annually, which accounts for one third of Australia’s $15 billion horticulture industry.

Their core functions include government advocacy and representation of the interests of vegetable and potato growers and delivering high quality services in areas such as biosecurity, communications and extension, and international trade development.  Selection criteria includes:  Min 5 years in senior roles responsible for advocacy, ideally in a political environment; Demonstrated experience in delivering policy outcomes; Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills;  Tertiary qualifications in Economics / Business / PR / Agriculture or related discipline highly regarded.

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Administration Officer – NSW

Jack’s Creek is a family owned and operated vertically integrated agribusiness specialising in the production, and exporting of high-quality Black Angus and Wagyu beef – Jack’s Creek runs over 6000 backgrounders and 1200 breeding cows over multiple properties.  This position is based on our property at Breeza NSW, and is an opportunity for an experienced administration officer to assist the backgrounding team.

Reporting to the Backgrounding Operations Manager, the Administration Officer will assist with all facets of livestock operations throughout the business, including: Stocktaking animal tags and medicines;  Stock reconciliation; Maintenance of records across the operation; Ordering supplies, and collection (if required).

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Farm Manager – Southern Tablelands NSW

Our client is a successful and progressive agricultural company operating a large commercial and stud Angus and composite operation in the Southern Tablelands region of NSW. The operation is at the forefront of cattle breeding and technology with a focus on genetic improvement of their herd through AI and ET programs as well as feed efficiency testing and large-scale supplementary feeding.

Selection criteria includes: Be technically minded and have the ability to work with stud operations – understanding ET and AI programming, BreedPlan and analysis of Feed Efficiency Data; Experience with rotational grazing practices, use of grazing charts and ability to create grass budgets on an SDH per 100mm of rainfall method. Grazing For Profit and Low Stress Stock handling course advantageous as would HR, ChemCert, forklift operation and firearm licences.

Territory Sales Manager – Qld / NT

Our client is a family-owned business dedicated to the equestrian industry, their “love of the horse” is at the centre of everything they do, with equine nutrition their speciality. Their modern manufacturing facility in northern NSW produces nutritional feed products for all breeds, at all stages of their life, whether a companion horse or an elite performing horse at the top of National and International competitions.

Distribution is 100% through resellers with no sales made directly to end users, so this role entails visiting resellers and developing relationships together with visiting end users to promote products and drive orders back through the relevant local stockists.

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Station Hand – SA

A station hand is required for a large-scale Angus beef cattle breeding & finishing property in the Western Flat/Padthaway district (between Bordertown & Naracoorte) currently running approx 2,100 breeders and followers.

We are seeking a reliable, motivated and hardworking individual to assist with the daily operations of the property including, but not limited to: All aspects of beef cattle husbandry; Water, fencing and yard maintenance;  Tractor/machinery operation & maintenance; Centre pivot operation.  Reporting to the Station Manager the successful applicant must be able to work unsupervised and as part of a team. A current drivers licence is essential. Mechanical and welding skills are an advantage.

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Communications Manager

CANEGROWERS is a professional and cohesive voice for sugarcane growers, having represented their interests for over 90 years, and working to enhance grower viability, profitability, and the industry’s international reputation.

A great career opportunity is now available for a Communications Manager to lead a small team responsible for internal and external public relations and communications functions to support the implementation of the Board’s policies, goals and activities.  Key to your success will be a strong background in strategic media management and communications and journalism, ideally in the agribusiness sector.

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Feedlot Operations Manager – Wainui

Due to an internal promotion at NAPCo’s Wainui Feedlot we are looking for a Feedlot Operations Manager to join our growing team in a permanent full-time position. The Wainui Feedlot has an 18,000 head capacity which are mostly sourced from our organised supply chain of properties. Feed rations are mixed on-site using grain processed through our state-of-the-art feed mill.

Reporting to the Feedlot Manager, you will support the coordination and management of daily feedlot operations ensuring objectives and budget are met whilst adhering to policy and regulatory requirements. Driving continuous improvement and operational excellence, you may find yourself in the office, out in the mill, operating machinery, reviewing performance data or coordinating teams across the feedlot.

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Ruminant Sales Nutritionist

Top Country is a family-owned livestock nutrition company that has been operating for almost 30 years. With their mill based in Roma, and a depot located at Toowoomba, they produce top quality products that are customised to suit individual livestock nutrition needs and feeding programs.

The Ruminant Sales Nutritionist plays an integral role within the business and responsibilities and selection criteria include: Technical advice to producers; Sample and analyse water, soil, pasture and feed rations; R&D in animal nutrition and current market; Science Degree in an agricultural discipline with an animal nutrition component; Ruminant nutrition experience; Comfortable working to KPI’s and targets; A current driver’s licence.  Though nutritional experience is desired, graduates with practical experience are encouraged to apply.

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Operations Manager Seedstock

Palgrove is well renowned as a leading Australian seedstock and commercial cattle business with a history spanning over 50 years. We are looking for an experienced Operations Manager to oversee operations across three stations located in northern NSW and Southern QLD.

We are looking for a leader knowledgeable in cattle operations, pasture management and development who is willing to mentor their teams, as well as provide strategic insight for ongoing operational improvements.  Selection criteria includes: 5+ years relevant senior management experience;  Proven ability to successfully lead and mentor a team;  A good understanding of high performing cattle industry operations and effective pasture management.. Seedstock knowledge and experience preferred but not essential.

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Finance Assistant / Member Services Officer

The Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) is rapidly developing its use of advanced genetic and genomic technologies, and this is critically dependent on accurate animal registration to establish pedigree and enable recording of other performance information.  The organisation is expanding with membership estimated to grow at 10% pa and registrations at 20% pa.

This position is a blended role, where duties are shared approx 50% with Finance Assistant duties, and 50% with Member Services Officer duties.  The Finance Assistant will assist the CFO in delivering all financial aspects of the Goal of Corporate Services.  The Member Services Officer, as part of the Member Services team, will be responsible for all aspects of membership establishment and maintenance.

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Chief of Export – Market Access Avocados

Avocados Australia Limited (AAL) provides a range of services to members and the broader industry to foster growth and development.  It supports Australian growers to become world leading sustainable producers and their vision is for a globally competitive and trusted Australian avocado industry.

The Chief of Export – Market Access will work with management, staff and Board to drive market access into priority new markets, developing strategy for clear market access, drawing on your knowledge of Australian government processes as well as key influencers in target markets.
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Field Officer – Cotton

Cotton Seed Distributors Ltd (CSD) are Australia’s sole supplier of elite cotton
varieties. Proudly industry owned, CSD provides the Australian cotton industry with the best seed, germplasm, treatments and biotechnology traits to deliver world leading yield and quality.

The Field Officer would work to produce and maintain genetically pure commercial seed
crops in line with relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards. The role includes assisting in the co-ordination and auditing of cotton seed crops, including cultural and other operations at all the stages of seed production, from planting through to harvesting and processing.

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Territory Sales Manager – Hamilton Vic

Our client, an industry leader in the manufacture and marketing of brand name Animal Health products, is seeking to appoint an Animal Health Specialist who will be responsible for achieving sales targets and ensuring future business growth and profitability of the portfolio.

Responsibilities include:  Developing and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders; Developing, implementing and controlling sales activity plans; Managing sales and expense budgets for the region.Commercially focused, you will have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, and a proven track record or proven natural abilities in sales, with a strong understanding of livestock operating systems.  A current driver’s licence and a willingness to travel throughout the territory on a regular basis is essential.

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Area Sales Manager – Vic

Our client is a specialist animal health company with its core business in sheep and cattle products, veterinary pharmaceuticals and vaccines, petcare products for dogs and cats, plus products for horses.  There is now an opportunity for an Area Sales Manager for the central region of Victoria, based in or around Ballarat.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure the achievement of the sales budget, the development of the area’s performance and the ability to adapt to market trends.  Requirements include:  A proven record in animal health or rural industries sales; The ability to combine technical selling with business sense and develop rapport with stakeholders;  A current driver’s licence and a willingness to travel are essential.

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Station Hand – Qld

This position is available on a cattle property located near Hughenden, Qld.  This is an opportunity to learn skills to pursue your career in agriculture as our client provides hands-on induction, training, and other industry-related training courses, such as low stress stock handling in the first year of employment, and grazing for profit after a second year of commitment. You will be actively involved with all cattle work, and mustering is with motor bikes and helicopters.​

This is a great opportunity for applicants who are positive, capable, fit and able, willing to learn with a solid work ethic to join this progressive entity. It is essential to have a current drivers licence and your own vehicle, along with some motorbike competency, to be considered for this position.

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Territory Sales Manager

Valmont Irrigation is the worldwide leader in precision irrigation. The Valley brand of center pivot, linear and corner equipment provides solutions for conserving water and is an industry leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water conserving agricultural irrigation equipment.

Valmont Irrigation Australia now has an opportunity for an experienced Territory Sales Manager to join their energetic and highly professional team, ideally based in Brisbane (but location is flexible). This position is responsible for developing and executing successful sales strategies by demonstrating consistent sales excellence across new and existing accounts and delivering budgeted sales levels.

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Order Entry & Documentation Clerk – Qld

John Dee is a progressive single-family owned beef processing facility in Warwick Qld, supplying the world with high-quality beef. We are looking for an energetic Order Entry & Documentation Clerk for our Logistics Departments.  The successful candidate will be trained in all aspects of transport and shipping roles from the ground-up.

Skills and experience required include:  Domestic and export logistics;  Excellent data entry and MS Office skills with strong attention to detail; Time management and methodical organisational skills;  Initiative and adaptability with strong problem-solving skills;  Strong stakeholder management skills. Experience with food industry business systems and meat industry is preferred, but not essential.

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Assistant Manager/Experienced Station Hand – Qld

Position exists for an experienced person or couple to join a family owned and operated cattle property in the Mackay region of Qld.  This is a full time position, and there is the possibility of part time station hand or other duties available for a partner dependant upon their skillset and experience.

Skills and experience required include:  Animal husbandry – mustering (bike and or horses), drafting, dipping, branding, weaning; Infrastructure maintenance – tanks, troughs, fences and yards; Machinery operation and maintenance – roads, fence lines, cultivation, raking (heavy machinery and light passenger vehicles); Current licence and car.  Heavy rigid licence and other operator tickets would be an advantage, but not essential.

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Commercial Manager

The North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCo), founded in 1877, is one of Australia’s leading beef cattle companies and home of Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Beef – Five Founders. NAPCo operates 13 cattle stations across Qld and the NT, a Depot in Mount Isa, a Feedlot and Farm in the Darling Downs and an office in Brisbane’s CBD.

The Commercial Manager works with internal and external stakeholders ensuring smooth day-to-day commercial business operations and projects. Functioning as an interface between the business and the CFO to:  Work with stakeholders to determine and define project financial scope and objectives; Manage the preparation of capital investment business cases to approval; Monitor and report on capital project costs and deliverables; Negotiate contract terms and conditions as authorised; Undertake financial modelling, analysis and reporting.

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Livestock Hand – Opal Creek

Australian Country Choice (ACC) is the largest Australian owned fully integrated beef cattle supply chain and we have an opportunity for a Livestock Hand at our Opal Creek Feedlot in the Brisbane Valley, Qld.  This is a full time position and we provide on-site accommodation and meals.

While cattle handling experience is highly regarded, we will provide all training BUT you must be a capable horse rider.  Learn how our day to day operations contribute to and produce a high quality product, and be part of an intensive, busy team.

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National Technical Lead

Our client has developed and commercial microbial technology to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, build stable carbon in agricultural soils, and help farming businesses prosper by boosting yield and enable access to carbon markets.

As the lead technical person in Australia, the role will manage a team of functional specialists rolling out microbial technologies for carbon sequestration in agriculture. The role will report locally and work collaboratively with commercial colleagues, and also work closely with peers in North America.  To be successful in this role, you will have experience in either microbials or related technology products in agriculture as well as strong managerial experience in leading technical teams.

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Feedlot Manager – Kurrawong

Morgan Pastoral is a family owned and operated beef cattle and farming business.Our properties are in the Quinalow district (35km north-east of Dalby), and include the  Kurrawong and Whaka Feedlots.

We are seeking applications for the role of Feedlot Manager at Kurrawong.  This role is suited to someone who enjoys, and has skill and experience in: Leading and working within a team;  Livestock care – Overseeing cattle health and husbandry; Property management – Involvement with maintenance of plant & machinery, feed processing and watering systems. This is a ‘hands on’ role and a background in feedlot industry is not essential – Skills from station, live export and other intensive animal industries are also suited to this role.

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Agronomist

Ace Ohlsson is looking for an Agronomist to investigate and implement solutions for our clients in the farming industries.  In this role you will examine, research and solve problems related to crop management, output and quality, and develop tailored agronomic approaches and oversee interventions on behalf of Ace Ohlsson.

Responsibilities, skills and experience required include: Developing better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improving crop yield, and solving problems for clients; Testing samples for nutritional deficiencies, diseases, or other changes; Keeping detailed records  and generating reports and presenting findings to stakeholders; Bachelor’s degree in agronomy, agriculture or related field; Valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel; Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software; Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.

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Sales Manager NSW

This Australian owned company operates out of Victoria with clients in Victoria and South Australia.  They deliver turf solutions across golf courses, bowling clubs, councils, schools, landscapers and professional stadiums.

With their new and exclusive east coast distribution rights to ICL Turf and Landscape products, they are expanding into NSW and this role has been created to provide support on the ground. The Territory Sales Manager — NSW will build and manage the territory and have overall responsibility for introducing the business brand, driving sales growth and actively calling on clients within the turf industry. The territory is Sydney metro, Greater Sydney, Central Coast and some NSW regional areas.

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Livestock Clerk

An opportunity exists for a full time Livestock Clerk at our Dinmore Plant, who will provide provide administration support to the Livestock team. This is a key role in liaising with saleyards and buyers and the Livestock Clerk must have the ability to work with a wide array of stakeholders.

Responsibilities include: Data entry and report preparation; Stakeholder liaison for data collation; Maintain Kill Program / Scanning NLIS Tags prior to slaughter for some company programs; General Administrative support.  About you: Demonstrated computer literacy in excel, word and outlook; Responds calmly in difficult situations maintaining a strong customer service focus; Exceptional ability to prioritise and multi-skill;  Able to work weekends, if required.

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Cattle & Maintenance Manager – SA

This is an opportunity to take an active leadership role on a major mixed livestock enterprise of 10,000Ha in Willalooka, South East SA.  The property produces high-quality Angus cattle, fine wool Merino sheep and prime lambs.

Responsibilities include:  Manage cattle operations; Maintain records and accreditation compliance; Operate, maintain and repair machinery / fences / water infrastructure; Use grazing management tools to help direct rotational grazing programs, understand future feed availability, and manage supplementary feed budgeting. Selection criteria includes:  Mechanical aptitude; Animal husbandry experience; ChemCert; Current valid driver’s licence and HC or HR licence.

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Station Hand – Qld

Colinta Holdings is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glencore’s Coal Assets Australia business occupying and managing more than 1.1 million hectares in NSW, Queensland and the Northern Territory. Byerwen Station, located 70km south of Collinsville, is a 60,000 acre property running 4,000 head of breeders and dry cattle.

Skills and attributes required for the Station Hand include:  Min 1-2 years’ experience;  Adhere to safe working practices;  Mustering on horseback and bike with chopper as well as animal husbandry duties;  Confident horsemanship and shoeing capability; Operate 2 wheel motorbikes in a safe manner;  General station duties; Maintenance of vehicles and assisting with upkeep of station complex; Water maintenance and repair; Own transport for personal use travelling.

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Nutrition & Milling Cadetship

Stanbroke is a family-owned, integrated Australian beef business, operating a number of cattle properties in Northern Queensland, backgrounding operations in Southern Queensland, a state-of-the-art cattle feedlot in Chinchilla as well as a fully accredited beef processing facility.

The 2022 intake is now open for Graduates looking to advance their careers in the Nutrition and Milling arena. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a 12-month program that provides a complete insight to feeding and milling requirements and systems within a feedlot environment.

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Animal Health Cadetship

Stanbroke is a family-owned, integrated Australian beef business, operating a number of cattle properties in Northern Queensland, backgrounding operations in Southern Queensland, a state-of-the-art cattle feedlot in Chinchilla as well as a fully accredited beef processing facility.

The 2022 intake is now open for Graduates looking to advance their careers in the Animal Health arena. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a 12-month program that provides a complete insight to animal health requirements and systems within a feedlot environment.

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Cattle Station Caretaker – NT

This property of 136,000 acres is south of Katherine, within the Sturt Plateau region of NT.  The caretaker position would suit either a couple or young family who have previously experienced life on a remote station.

Responsibilities include – General property and machinery maintenance; Bore runs; Maintain troughs; Lick runs; Monitor / record cattle numbers.  The successful candidate/s within this position will ideally present with previous experience within a similar position and be able and capable of carrying out the above duties autonomously.

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Non-Executive Directors (3)

Animal Health Australia (AHA) is the trusted and independent national animal health body in
Australia, bringing together government and industry to deliver animal health and
biosecurity, and it is looking to appoint three Non-Executive Directors to its Board.

AHA is working for a national biosecurity system and its primary role is to set and monitor the implementation of the company’s strategic direction, establishing and monitoring the achievement of goals by management.  Candidates must have a genuine interest in, and a broad understanding of  the Australian agriculture industry, strong business acumen supported by demonstrable strategic ability, financial management expertise, a sound understanding of good governance and well- developed communication skills.

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Livestock Export Coordinator

Stockair is an Australian owned and operated logistics company specializing in the global transport of live animals and agricultural products by airfreight.  We are currently seeking a highly motivated, hands on and independent individual to put their stamp on this role to drive operations, build efficiencies and continue the focus on providing quality logistical processes, enabling fluent airfreight transport solutions globally, specific to client’s needs.

This position is responsible for general operational functions incl: Planning and preparation for all consignments; Preparing and submitting all administrative requirements; Designing, coordinating and carrying out all logistical aspects of the load; Liaising and negotiating with all stakeholders; Managing Quality Assurance to meet and maintain regulatory and licensing requirements; Organizing sales and distribution of stock/products.

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Technical Officer – Research Farm, NT

This is a great opportunity for a person who wants a job that has endless variety. Situated between the Douglas and the iconic Daly Rivers, the Douglas Daly Research Farm is a mixed farming research and demonstration facility focusing on beef cattle production and improved pasture development and performance.

You’ll assist the Farm Manager in the daily farm activities of livestock handling, data collection and maintenance of farm facilities and equipment. Employment comes with an air-conditioned three-bedroom unit on site as you reside as part of a team on-farm.

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Business Analyst – Forecasting

The North Australia Pastoral Company (NAPCo) is one of Australia’s leading beef cattle company and the position of Business Analyst supports the business operations with forecasting analytics, reporting and modelling.

Responsibilities include:  Support the development of the forecasting model; Populate and maintain the budget forecasting models; Engage with stakeholders to coordinate and update the forecasts to reflect current operations; Maintenance and improvement of the existing TM1 reports (IBM analytics); Undertake monthly KPI reporting.  With these responsibilities in mind you will have a Commerce or Accounting Degree or similar, a min. of 2-5 years’ experience in finance; demonstrated advanced proficiency in MS, Excel, TM1 or similar; demonstrated experience with modelling tools, reporting and systems accounting would be highly desirable.

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Livestock / Farm Hand – Upper Murray, Vic.

This family-owned and operated business currently runs an elite commercial herd of 3,300 Angus cows along with progeny. The business also runs an AI program with 600 heifers along with an intensive feeder program for 1,400 steers.   The business continues to develop their herd with multiple ET and AI programs, identified elite female sales and the initiation of an in-house registered bull breeding program.

With ongoing support and training you will develop an understanding of the key drivers behind quality commercial production including pasture development and grazing management, fodder and supplementary feeding and livestock husbandry.  You’ll also have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the farming operation, and at times, assist with fencing, infrastructure developments, machinery operation, silage making, weed management and water and property maintenance.

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Experienced Farm Hand – Riverina, NSW

Our client is a family-owned company operating a farming and contracting business with multiple properties located near Culcairn and Burrumbuttock in NSW. With a focus on cropping, they cultivate approx 2000 acres per year producing canola and wheat. They also run 350 head of cross-bred ewes.  The contracting sector of the business is primarily focused on hay making with some contract planting, spraying and transport.

You will assist the working owners with the farming business, and in particular the contracting sector.  You will operate modern machinery across farming procedures including, tilling and paddock prep, spreading, seeding, mowing/raking, spraying, harvesting and baling, and at times you will assist with fencing, infrastructure developments, water and property maintenance.

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Farm Manager, Intensive Grazing – Hamilton, Vic.

Our clients are a successful family owned and operated mixed farming business located in Western Victoria. We are searching for a Farm Manager to manage the pastures, sheep and cattle on a newly purchased “Grass Factory” property of 800 acres located near Byaduk Vic.  This person will need to be skilled at managing grass and livestock in a regenerative manner using a Time Controlled Grazing system.  There will be some development required to accommodate sheep into the production system.

The successful candidate will be involved in the development of the annual operational plan and responsible for its implementation, including all aspects of pasture and livestock management and farm and machinery maintenance. Capital projects will also be included from time to time.

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Farm Operations Manager – Tailem Bend SA

This multi-generational business is a well-established White Suffolk Stud and property of 1500ha which is mostly devoted to the ram breeding enterprise with 1000 performance recorded breeding ewes that produce 1,500 lambs annually. There is a high focus on maintaining and renovating pastures as feed drives this enterprise.  The property is well resourced with modern technology and infrastructure.

The cropping side of the enterprise consists of 600 ha (some leased) for a traditional cereal pasture rotation with some hay production. Ideal skills and experience required include: Basic mechanical knowledge and machinery operation; HR licence; Fencing, reticulation and general farm maintenance; Experience with ag technologies, including GPS, EID tags and auto drafting.

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Design & Project Management Representative

ProWay Livestock Equipment is an industry-leading livestock handling design, manufacturing and installation company that provides stockyard and shearing shed facilities to rural and commercial livestock businesses all over Australia and overseas. ProWay is proud that they design and manufacture in Australia and their product is installed worldwide.

A unique opportunity is available to join the team in a design and sales role that will see you involved in the design, consultation, management of construction, and installation of projects. This is a role that will offer you the opportunity for travel and career advancement along with the ability to specialise and become a Design and Project Management representative.

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Farm Hand – Vic

This is an opportunity to be part of a progressive business and assist in the day-to-day running of the farm, close to Maffra Vic, which consists of several properties covering 2,000 acres. This includes all animal husbandry i.e., checking stock, irrigation & waters but also being involved in pasture management, the preparation of show cattle and overseeing general property maintenance.

This opportunity would be perfect for someone who likes building from the ground up and the following experience and skills would be an advantage: Prior cattle husbandry experience; Pasture knowledge; HR truck licence; General mechanical knowledge; Reporting and recording data; Great communication skills; Chem cert.

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Senior Station Hand – Crowther

Our clients operate a 1200ha family-run mixed farming business, focused primarily on their successful Poll Dorset stud which in the top ten oldest studs in the state. With a strong focus on genetics they purchase rams, ewes and semen from all of the leading studs in Australia, and they also manage a 2nd cross lamb production carrying 2000 ewes, cattle trading and a winter cropping operation producing canola and wheat.

We are currently looking for a competent station hand/machinery operator with experience in (or a strong desire to learn) broad acre cropping, including spraying, spreading, header, truck and chaser bin driving. Previous experience in a livestock handling and husbandry role with the willingness to assist in livestock operations would be a bonus.

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