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Station Hand – Feedlot

Talbingo Pastoral Company is currently seeking a Station Hand – Feedlot for the company’s property 65km south west of Dalby.

The feedlot has capacity of 3000 head and focus of the role will be across all duties in the feedlot, and include mustering, branding, weaning and weighing of backgrounded cattle. An attractive salary package including family accommodation will be offered.

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Office Manager, Meatworks

The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) is a corporate Commonwealth entity which assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to realise economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits that the ownership and management of land, water and water related rights can bring. ILSC Agribusiness, a specialised unit of the ILSC, currently operates agricultural businesses, including beef cattle, fine-wool merino sheep, a community-based meatworks and a cattle export depot.

ILSC Agribusiness is currently seeking an Office Manager to support operations at Gunbalanya Meats, which operates a small abattoir and retail butcher shop in the community of Gunbalanya on the eastern edge of Kakadu in the NT.  The role will work relatively autonomously to deliver administration, finance and customer service for Gunbalanya Meats. Responsibilities include:  Bookkeeping duties, cattle reconciliation system, compilation and coordination of statistics and reports.  Beef and buffalo meat grown on Gunbalanya Station is processed through Gunbalanya Meats and sold to a wide range of customers, including Indigenous community supermarkets and various NT meat wholesalers and retailers.

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Livestock Assistant

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company is seeking a Livestock Assistant at West Beef Feedlot, which is located 7km south of Kalannie and 270km North East of Perth. The property has a licensed 5500 head cattle feedlot and pre export quarantine.  The Livestock Assistant will support the Feedlot Manager in all aspects of the day-to- day running and management of the cattle operation both for custom feeding and quarantining.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assisting in the receival and induction procedure of livestock;  All aspects of livestock husbandry and welfare;  Ensuring clean water troughs are maintained at all times; Carrying out required tasks for facility compliance in line with company policy of all regulatory requirements.  Skills and Experience: Previous experience working in an intensive livestock handling operation preferred;  Basic knowledge of Australian regulatory standards associated with livestock, feedlot industry, environmental regulation and live export; Basic computer skills and use of livestock data recording equipment highly regarded; Good communication skills;  C class licence minimum;  Machinery experience preferred but not essential.

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Sales – Field Advisor/Territory Manager (CQ)

We are currently seeking a Field Advisor for the Central Queensland Region who is committed to working closely with our Rural Store Partners and farming clients.

The Field Advisor role requires comprehensive knowledge of livestock nutrition and agriculture/farm management practices in relation to soil, pasture and crops, as well as exceptional customer service skills coupled with relationship building experience to achieve and exceed sales targets to develop this area to its full potential.  The successful candidate will be provided with a generous base salary, fully maintained company vehicle and bonuses.

Applications to be submitted by 9am, Monday 3rd June 2019. Click here to apply.

Livestock Administrator

Oakdale Meat Company (OMC) a leading meat processor is seeking an experienced Livestock Administrator to join our friendly team in Dandenong South. This is a full time position and the role encompasses the administration of cattle from point of purchase to kill, and a background in livestock is essential to transition into this role.

Experience with spreadsheets, familiarity with livestock terminology such as RFID’s, data entry, production reports, livestock reports, feedlots and liaising with exchanges and agents will provide you with a sound head start in this role.  This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career and we would love to hear from you.

Email your application or enquiry to – [email protected]

Export Operations Officer

Integrity Australia is a licensed livestock export company specialising in the export of breeding livestock from southern Australia to a growing list of international customers. With growth in our business Integrity Australia has created a new and exciting position within our small team.  The Export Operations Officer will report to the Export Operations Manager and be responsible within a supported team environment for the execution of livestock shipments.

Responsibilities include: Develop & Manage Stakeholder Relationships;  Livestock Procurement & Handling;  Animal Husbandry & Welfare Operations;  Information Recording;  Data Management;  Process Management;  Contract Execution; and Financial Processes.  The successful applicant will have :  Passion for and knowledge within the agricultural industry; Some experience in livestock handling and husbandry applications;  Excellent knowledge of MS applications in particular excel;  Some understanding of production and welfare standards for livestock;  Preparedness to travel both domestically and internationally; and a current Driver’s Licence.

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Non-Executive Director x 2

The Australian Livestock Export Corporation Limited (LiveCorp) is seeking to appoint two non-executive independent directors to its Board. LiveCorp is a not for profit company that delivers research, development and marketing to the livestock export industry. The Company is focused on enhancing the productivity, sustainability and competitiveness of Australia’s livestock export industry by undertaking marketing activities, RD&E and providing technical services and support to Australian exporters.

Selection criteria include: leadership experience, strong decision making skills and strategic approach; skill in corporate governance, preferably with AICD training/membership; strong business acumen and sound financial literacy; well-developed communication and stakeholder engagement skills; a collaborative approach in making an active contribution to strategic Board discussion; a broad understanding of the Australian red meat and livestock industry; previous director experience.

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Experienced Manager – QLD

Hands-on Manager Couple required for 230,000 acre fattening enterprise located at W Winton in Queensland.

Applicants must have experience in motorbike mustering,  knowledge of LSS, and machinery operation.    Mitchell Grass downs and livestock trading experience would be an advantage.  Salary is negotiable.

Please send application, with references, to [email protected] 


Leading Hand – WA

Located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, Carlton Hill Station covers an area of 4,757 square kilometres and runs up to 49,000 head of breeding cattle including 20,000 Brahman breeders.

As Leading Hand of the early weaning program, you will be involved in ,all aspects of yard work including general cattle handling and cattle induction procedures  with two staff to lead. You will tail weaners on a horse or bike and pen ride along with being responsible for all paperwork and traceability associated with the receiving, loading and processing of cattle. You will assist in keeping all computer records up to date. Daily feeds will require you to operate a tractor and feed wagon and you will need the ability to operate and maintain basic plant and equipment. You will be familiar with animal welfare practices and be responsible for the health and welfare of cattle and horses. We require a high level of competency in all tasks reasonably required of a level 3 station hand.  This is a Career Opportunity.

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Feed and Commodities Assistant

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person to join the team at West Beef Feedlot, which is located 270m NW of Perth and 7km south of Kalannie.  The facility has a capacity of 5500 head of cattle primarily for custom feeding and as a pre-export quarantine. The Feed and Commodities team Assistant will report to the Feedlot Manager whilst having significant autonomy to execute the agreed feeding strategies of West Beef Feedlot.

Responsibilities include:  Provide leadership of a relatively small but significant team; Where applicable, introduce innovation and technology in feed management (this is particularly relevant to data capture and analysis);  Provide reports based on objective measurement; and  Develop and implement a culture of Continuous Improvement within feed operations; Day-to-day tasks as directed by the Feedlot Manager; Mixing rations for different programs,  delivering feed, perform bunk checks, consumption assessments and bunk management; Record feeding data using software such as Bunk Management System;  Overseeing the operation and maintenance of the mill and commodity storage area.  Selection critera include:  Be familiar with and have worked within a feedlot enterprise;  A sound understanding of cattle ruminant nutrition especially relating to grain feeding of cattle; Sound and demonstrable computer skills; Recognizing  OH&S hazards within your area of supervision and ensuring that these are dealt with.

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Regional Operations Manager

Palgrove is now the largest Charolais seedstock producer in Australia, and was among the first to develop the Ultrablack composite breed in Australia.   In 2017 Palgrove entered into a JV with the New Zealand Superannuation Fund to expand their properties and cattle, and the continuing success and planned expansion of the business has led to them now seeking to employ a Regional Operations Manager. The ROM will lead the management of current and future operational processes and will make a significant contribution to the organisation’s operational and strategic direction.

Responsibilities will include: Management of operational processes and programs; Assist Property Managers with preparation of annual budgets and costings for implementation of production strategies, including monitoring and reporting budget performance of properties; Work with Property Managers to ensure their staff are skilled and trained, with the aim of building and maintaining motivated and high performing teams; Leading the planning, implementation and monitoring of property operations; Ensure WH&S policies and procedures are communicated, understood and adhered to across all properties; Contribute to the overall business direction and strategy by identifying continual improvement changes to property operations and management.

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Territory Manager, Regional VIC

Our client is a key supplier of knowledge and products tailored to the beef, dairy, poultry, pigs and fat lamb industries across the state. Due to market growth, they now seek to appoint to a Territory Manager who will be technically competent in ruminant nutrition to enhance their position within the local dairy market in Gippsland.

The role will focus on maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers by specifying each client’s feed programme as well as ongoing support of existing nutritional programmes tailored to suit each farm’s needs. The role will work closely with the Sales Manager to develop and identify business opportunities whilst managing a sales budget. Relevant tertiary qualifications will be well regarded, and excellent verbal and written communication skills and a willingness to work as part of a team culture are mandatory. You will ideally have worked in a sales or business development role and be looking to join a company that is a key local provider of services and integrated within the communities they service.

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Pasture Supervisor

Harvest Road Group, part of the Minderoo Group, is developing WA’s largest cattle feeding facility in Koojan Downs, two hours north of Perth, which will have an initial capacity of over 20,000 head. The Pasture Supervisor will assist the Farm Manager in the implementation and daily management of a long-term farm pasture plan whilst also undertaking the day to day operation of modern agricultural equipment.

Main Duties and Tasks include: Spraying, Spreading, Seeding, Liquid Fertilizer Applications, Pre-Season paddock cleaning & other general duties;  Assisting in the logistics of the pasture programs;  Minor mechanical repairs and maintenance; Supervision of best practice rotational grazing management; Record management of all pasture activities.  Skills and Experience required include:  Extensive knowledge of modern broadacre pasture equipment and demonstrated operational experience, including Variable Rate Technology;  Previous experience in rotational grazing of pastures.; Confidence in modern guidance and field mapping technology;  Previous Supervisory/Management experience and skills of staff; computer literacy with knowledge of MS programs including Excel and Word.  Candidates with demonstrated Mechanical aptitude and Fencing experience will be highly regarded.

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Program Manager – Landcare Farming

Landcare Farming, is a major project established by Landcare Australia and the National Landcare Network, to engage more closely with agricultural networks to help increase uptake of landcare farming practices. Reporting to the CEO of Landcare Australia, the Program Manager position will be a key driver of landcare farming, and may include support for drought resilience/recovery.

Key responsibilities include:  Building and maintaining key relationships with major stakeholders;  Identify and/or assist in communication activities;  Work with Landcare Farming and agribusiness partners to develop and deliver partnerships to support Landcare farming outcomes, and seek additional funding from external bodies; We are keen to hear from you if you possess the following: Tertiary qualifications in Agricultural Science, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or similar;  5+ years recent experience in the agricultural sector, with producer groups, Landcare or similar, relating to sustainable agriculture initiatives;  Understanding of key issues of land and water management; Strong industry and government contacts;  Proven high level communication and engagement skills; Proven experience in project management, with strong organisational skills and team focus.

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Head Stockperson

Moray Downs Station, operated by ACBH has a carrying capacity of 18000 head and is situated on approx. 290000 acres of backgrounding & breeding land in Central Queensland.  We’re seeking a Head Stockperson to support the station manager in day to day station activity and lead the stock camp.  You’ll share our passion for cattle, you take pride in what you do and, you do it well.  You’re totally committed to working safely, looking after your team and the health and welfare of our animals.

Along with being driven, energetic and reliable, you’ll have: Ideally 12 months minimum experience leading a stock crew (minimum Leading Hand level); Excellent horsemanship & livestock handling knowledge, ability and skill; Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to coach & mentor a high performing station crew; Commitment to highest standards of animal health and welfare; Understanding of workplace safety, hazards & risks; Fitness to safely undertake the physical aspects of station work; Sound judgement & problem solving; Basic computer literacy.

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Experienced Station Hand

A permanent position is available for an experienced station hand to join a beef cattle operation team in North Queensland west of Bowen.

Necessary skills include:  Capable cattle husbandry and stock handling skills; Confident bike riding ability; Sound knowledge in property maintenance; Strong work ethic, positive attitude and self-motivated; Ability to work both independently and within a team; Effective communication skills; No dogs.   Offering an attractive remuneration package including above award wages, self-contained accommodation, mobile service and meat. Licence and own transport essential.

Please email applications with two references to – [email protected]

Wagyu Supply Chain Manager

Brownrigg Agriculture is a significant privately-owned farming operation spanning the livestock and horticultural cropping industries. Based in Hawke’s Bay NZ, our Wagyu business is a key component in the Livestock enterprise.  The Brownrigg group, including its subsidiary Wagyu Breeders Ltd, has cornerstone supply agreements with key partners and this role will be pivotal in managing our obligations and being a central liaison point for these business streams.  Reporting to the GM Livestock, you will be overseeing the group’s wider Wagyu interests.

Reflecting the diverse nature of the business the key areas of responsibility will include: Contract and relationship management; Technical support; Feedlot management; Supply chain planning.  An understanding of high-performance cattle feeding systems would be beneficial.  You must be commercially savvy, have strong analytical skills, be technically sound and have a genuine ability to build and manage relationships; You will most likely hold an appropriate tertiary qualification, have a solid background in livestock farming systems and proven commercial management experience.

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Stockman (2nd / 3rd year) – Live Export Facility

We are seeking a permanent full-time person to provide operational assistance to our Livestock Management team within our live-export depot. This role requires a person with 2 to 3 years cattle handling experience as well as strong communication skills to liaise effectively between staff and management.

Daily duties include receiving, load-out, drafting and protocoling cattle;  machinery operation and general station maintenance ie fencing, water checks / repairs and yard maintenance. This position offers career opportunities and a competitive remuneration package, and would suit a second to third year stockman.  Experience with brahman cattle would be an advantage.  The right person for this position will possess strong skills in:  Attention to detail;  Confidence and flexibility;  Written and oral communication;  Literacy and numeracy.  The depot is situated 1 hour south from Darwin and on-farm accommodation is available. Working hours will vary depending on receiving and load-out times, and will include nights and weekends.  No dogs or firearms are permitted on the property.

Please email your resume and 2 phone referee contact details to [email protected]

Senior Trader – Sales, Procurement and Sourcing

Staughton Group, a family owned and operated business, is an award winning leader in the collection, processing, drying and manufacturing of ingredients for pet foods as well as in the development of world leading food processing equipment and processes.  Reporting to the General Manager Commercial, the Senior Trader will be responsible for the coordinated approach towards procurement, trading and sourcing proteins for Staughton Group. This position will ensure quality of materials, competitive pricing and regulatory compliance.

Responsibilities will include: Trading, procurement and sales of raw materials, premixes and semi-finished products; Build and maintain a strong customer base and work with the operations team to ensure customer requirements are met; Assist in managing inventory of processed stock and assist with sales to domestic or international market; Maintain customer database, recording requirements, future needs and existing supply chains as well as develop new opportunities. Skills, knowledge and experience requirements for this position include: Demonstrated experience in procurement/trading and/or sourcing and Demonstrated high level organisational skills.  Experience in meat industry/ food manufacturing or FMCG environment would be an advantage.

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Livestock Manager – Feedlot

A position exists for a highly motivated and progressive person to join the management team of a family owned 20,000 head feedlot situated in the South Burnett Region. The successful applicant will have experience within a feedlot environment, who is a natural leader and can maintain a high performing livestock team.

You will share our commitment to the health and welfare of our people and animals, and you have an uncompromising approach to working safely and ensuring quality results.  The successful applicant will be responsible for:  Reporting to management;  Supervision and training of the livestock team;  Record keeping and QA procedures;  Cattle intake, drafting and shipping;  Animal health & Welfare.

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Head Stockperson – Willeroo

Hancock Agriculture, is a world-class agribusiness with 30 properties across Australia spanning 10 million hectares. We are one of the country’s largest producers of beef with a herd of over 320,000. We are currently seeking an experienced, highly motivated Head Stockperson for Willeroo Station, located approximately 120km west of Katherine in the NT.

Key responsibilities include herd management, animal husbandry, stock recording for the livestock information system; leading, supervision and training of stock camp team members; fencing; infrastructure maintenance and improvements, and responding to land and environmental issues.  Successful applicants will have excellent communication skills, a proven track record in leading and motivating team members, experienced in handling cattle in a quiet and controlled manner and a high level of horsemanship skills. A proven ability to keep accurate records, a good grasp of technology and computer literacy and a strong focus on safety in the workplace is essential.

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Station Manager – Ravello

Ravello Station is located 10km West of Mt Surprise, QLD.  Ideally the role will be filled by a person/couple/family who intend to settle into the community & build a future in the business. Own house, food/board and attractive salary applies.

The role covers all aspects of station work encountered on a large cattle station, incl. but not limited to the following key responsibilities:General maintenance & repairs of all plant, waters, buildings, roads, fencing & yards; Day to day management of staff & property operations; Maintaining high level of care & attention to animal well-being; Mustering & processing breeder herd twice yearly; Implementing property improvements.  Applicants must posses the following: At least 2 yrs’ experience in a similar managerial role; Honesty, reliability and high level of communication skills are an absolute must; Attention to detail and pride in their work; Ability to work just as well alone as in part of a team; QLD driver’s licence (advantage HR/HC/MC categories).

Please send all questions & applications with references to – Alicia at [email protected]

Feedlot Livestock Hands & Pen Riders

Located conveniently at either Opal Creek, just 35 km from Cecil Plains or Brindley Park Feedlot, 32 km from Roma, ACC’s two largest feedlots have several permanent opportunities for Pen Riders & Livestock Hands.  These roles undertake a range of intensive cattle feedlot activities including: Best practice cattle handling; Cattle processing – inductions, drafting etc; Observations & monitoring of cattle health and nutrition; Identifying symptoms and providing recommended diagnosis; and Accurate recording of cattle identification, movement & treatments.

You’ll share our passion for cattle and our commitment to the health, welfare and wellbeing of people and our animals, you’ll be a reliable, positive, self-motivated team player with: Cattle handling experience & skill (Quiet/low stress techniques); Attention to detail; Understanding of quality standards & processes; Sound literacy & numeracy skills; Computer literacy; Ability to follow instructions and work procedures; Manual driver’s licence; and Flexibility to work a 10/4 or 5/2 roster.  For Pen Rider applications, you must have solid horsemanship skills – For Opal Creek positions, your own vaccinated & certified horses that are suitable for intensive cattle work.

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Experienced Meat Processing Workers – Moe, VIC

Greenham Gippsland is a 100% Australian family owned company processing & exporting beef to the world.  We are currently recruiting experienced, keen and reliable boners, slicers, knife hands and slaughtermen for full time positions in Moe, Victoria.

Successful candidates willing to upgrade to a nationally recognised, meat processing trade will be highly regarded and receive comprehensive on-site accredited training programs. Meat processing / butchery requires teamwork, discipline, alertness, physical fitness and strength of mind and body. All successful applicants will undergo a physical functional capabilities assessment and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. All Greenham sites are drug & alcohol free sites and all Greenham employees are Q-fever vaccinated. Employees are provided with full uniforms and all appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The company offers excellent wages & conditions whilst providing a healthy & safe place to work

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Experienced Meat Processing Workers – Tongala, VIC

Greenham Gippsland is a 100% Australian family owned company processing & exporting beef to the world.  We are currently recruiting experienced, keen and reliable boners, slicers, knife hands and slaughtermen for full time positions in Tongala, VIC.

Meat processing experience would be preferred but isn’t essential as successful candidates without previous meat industry experience will receive fully comprehensive and nationally accredited training, leading to a fully recognised meat processing trade qualification.  All successful applicants will undergo a physical functional capabilities assessment and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. All Greenham sites are drug & alcohol free sites and all Greenham employees are Q-fever vaccinated. Employees are provided with full uniforms and all appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The company offers excellent wages & conditions whilst providing a healthy & safe place to work.  strenuous work and requires physical fitness and strength.

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Feedlot Livestock Manager

Australian Country Choice (ACC), together with Australian Cattle and Beef Holdings (ACBH) offers this opportunity to join our team at Brindley Park Feedlot, located 32km from Roma, which feeds over 20,000 head.    The Livestock Manager is critical to ensuring all our cattle handling, treatment, processing, feeding and movement is undertaken safely, effectively and to the highest possible standards of animal health, welfare & quality.

By effectively planning, overseeing & managing the day to day feedlot & livestock activity, the role will involve:  Effective people management & supervision; Ensuring accurate data & information capture, recording & reporting; Budget & financial management & reporting.  You share our passion for cattle, our commitment to the health & welfare of our people and animals and you have an uncompromising approach to working safely and ensuring quality results.  Addtionally you will have 5 years’ livestock experience within an intensive/feedlot environment, where you’re either currently doing a similar role within a smaller operation, or you’re an energetic, up & coming head stockperson, supervisor or senior leading hand.

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Station Assistant Manager

Amungee Mungee Station, located on the Carpentaria Highway NT, is looking to employ an Assistant Manager. The property is currently running approximately 25,000 cattle – predominantly Brahman. The 350,000ha property has recently undergone a large scale water development and fencing program to open up new country and increase productivity.

We are seeking to employ an energetic, proactive assistant manager with the following experience:  Knowledge in the management of cattle herds with a focus on fertility and productivity;  Knowledge in pasture management;  Excellent communication and leadership skills;  Solid bore management skills;  A hands on approach; Mechanical aptitude.  The position is suitable for a single person or couple, depending on skills, a position will be available for a partner.

For further information or to apply for the position please email Emma Brown on [email protected]  or preferably phone on 0428 825 159 / 08 8975 9599. Current references and are essential.

Engineering Manager

The Northern Cooperative Meat Company Ltd (NCMC) is a leading export food processor with production facilities at Casino and Booyong near Lismore in the Northern Rivers area of the NSW far north coast. We are seeking a strong leader who can develop systems and people to achieve a strong positive culture between engineering and processing operations.

The Engineering Manager will be responsible for:  Providing guidance and mentoring to a highly skilled and motivated team;  Supporting the Maintenance Supervisors to appropriately allocate tasks, manage leave, timesheets, performance management and career development;  Innovating processes to drive compliance, accountability and security;  Monitor down times and establish controls to prevent reoccurrence; Monitor and analyse maintenance costs.  The successful applicant will possess the following skills: Strong project management skills and collaborative management style; Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills; Financial management skills; Knowledge of modern preventative maintenance practices; Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or relevant years of experience.  Experience within the meat industry desirable.

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Feedlot positions – Springsure

Looking for a new start – contact us today. We are interested in talking with enthusiastic livestock or feeding team members with a passion for lot feeding. We offer ongoing training and other benefits such as competitive remuneration, single air-conditioned accommodation and the opportunity to further skills in all aspects of the beef industry within Allied Beef. Experience in your chosen work area is beneficial, however we can also tailor a training program to suit your skill level.

Please call Dan Lynham 0455 020 323

Computer Programmer / Web Developer

This full-time position, based in Armidale, NSW, will be responsible for the Software development and support for Angus Australia’s data acquisition, storage, management and reporting requirements.

Angus Australia is seeking an experienced computer programmer to contribute to the development of a web based interface for our membership and animal performance database.  We require someone with relevant experience in the following areas:  PHP / OOP development; Web frameworks & associated libraries or similar; SQL, HTML, CSS & JavaScript; Ability to work as part of a small programming team essential.  Please only apply if you have a valid work visa for Australia.

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Sales & Nutrition Representative

Stocklick Trading is a leading manufacturer and distributor of dry lick and molasses blended products throughout Northern Australia and is seeking applications for a Sales & Nutrition Representative.  This is a full time salaried position based in Roma with company vehicle and resources provided.

If you have a rural background with experience in animal health and nutrition and are familiar with the grazing industry in southern Queensland then this is the job for you. You will develop strong customer relations in an established territory which has lots of growth potential.  On the job training will be provided however previous sales experience and nutritional knowledge would be advantageous.

Please send applications with a cover letter addressing the above to [email protected]

Road Train Driver

This position is available at Anthony Lagoon & Eva Downs Stations, and is based at Anthony Lagoon which is situated approximately 440km north east from its nearest town, Tennant Creek. It is set in the hub of the Northern Territory’s Barkly Tablelands on the historic Barkly Stock Route.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:  Perform your job in a safe manner and take responsibility for your safe work behaviour; Operate the Road Train to transport cattle both on and off the station; Perform maintenance work on the road train; Complete records of work carried out; Maintain daily work diary and internal company documentation; Monitor fuel and oil usage; Monitor spare parts usage and inventory.  Requirements:  Current MC – Multi Combination Licence; Previous experience in a similar role – (driving a road train with livestock); Basic Fatigue Management knowledge and/or certificate; Ability to work both alone or as a part of a team; Livestock handling experience preferred;
General machinery maintenance experience preferred; Organisational skills; Commit to the season.

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Road Train Driver

This position is available at Brunette Downs Station which is situated 350km north east of the nearest town, Tennant Creek.  Mount Isa, Queensland, is 660km south east of Brunette Downs and is the Station’s main service town.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: Perform your job in a safe manner, and take responsibility for your safe work behaviour; Operate the Road Train to transport cattle both on and off the station; Perform maintenance work on the road train; Complete records of work carried out; Maintain daily work diary and internal company documentation; Monitor fuel and oil usage; Monitor spare parts usage and inventory.  Requirements:  Current MC – Multi Combination Licence; Previous experience in a similar role – (driving a road train with livestock); Basic Fatigue Management knowledge and/or certificate; Ability to work both alone or as a part of a team; Livestock handling experience preferred; General machinery maintenance experience preferred; Organisational skills; Commit to the season.

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This position is available at Brunette Downs, which is situated in the middle of Barkly Tableland and is located 350km North East of the nearest town, Tennant Creek and 660km northwest of Mount Isa in Queensland which serves as the station’s main service town.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:  Perform your job in a safe manner and take responsibility for your safe work behaviour; Manage the maintenance, repairs and overhauls for all vehicles, plant and machinery; Complete records of work carried out; Maintain spare parts; Maintain an efficient and safe workshop; Train operators to perform daily checks and services; Repairs and services to water pumps and pumping equipment; Schedule the fixing of bores according to urgency. Requirements:  Previous experience in a similar role; Mechanic trade qualification preferred; Experience in welding, carpentry, concreting and/or fabrication preferred; Ability to work under limited supervision; High level organisation skills; Written and verbal communication skills.

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Machinery Operator / Truck Driver – NT

This position is available at Montejinni Station, 300km south west of Katherine and 600km south of Darwin.  The Machine Operator / Truck Driver contributes to the success of the Station through the operation of machinery and truck driving. No two days will be the same and your work will vary, as you will travel between our VRG stations; Delamere, Montejinni and Camfield.

Key responsibilities include: Driving and operating a prime mover and hydraulic 40 ft. trailer; Feeding out supplement on the VRG properties; Perform your job in a safe manner in line with AACo safety programs and procedures; Take responsibility for your safe work behaviour; Assisting elsewhere on the property if required.  Experience and qualifications:  Must have a heavy combination truck licences; Experience working on a cattle station is preferred; Machinery experience preferred; Be able to work unsupervised, and to work alone and as part of a team; Ability to organise a daily/weekly work schedule.

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Station Manager

The company is seeking a forward thinking, self-motivated Station Manager located in Central Queensland to lead the pastoral operations, driving business opportunity. The property comprises and prides itself on commercial organic cattle, stub cattle & irrigated and dryland farming, supplying grains from zero chemical croplands and cattle grown on natural production systems pastures, forages and irrigated Leucaena.

You will be directly responsible for the planned and operational tasks of all pastoral resources including people, livestock, crops and property reporting into stakeholders.  To be considered for this role applicant must have:  A positive attitude;  Minimum 10 years’ experience in Farm management;  Minimum 5 years’ experience in cropping;  Strong leadership skills;  Qualifications in Agriculture;  Sound computer skills;  Ability to manage a team;  Excellent communication skills;  Practical experience in managing cattle on forage-based pastures; and  Practical experience in rotational grazing irrigated Leucaena.

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Caretaker Manager

A permanent position is now available within a family owned organic beef operation at Blackall QLD.

Responsibilities and experience include – All station duties & general maintenance; Ability to work independently/within team;  Operate & maintain station plant, waters, fencing & garden.  Mustering experience would be an advantage;  Neat & tidy persons.  There is a comfortable airconditioned home plus internet provided.

Enquiries, resumes & refs to: [email protected] 


Livestock Supervisor & Pen Riders

Roma Feedlot is a 4000 head capacity Feedlot, located near Roma Qld.
We are currently looking for several new team members, a livestock supervisor and Pen riders.  The people we are looking for must have the ability to handle stock quietly and have a passion for lotfeeding.  Single staff accommodation is available on site.

Livestock Supervisor (experience and responsibilities include) – Staff supervision; All aspects of cattle management, from receival to dispatch; Ability to run an induction and hospital treatments as required; Daily pen riding; Cleaning and maintenance of stock facilities; Must be computer literate and have had extensive experience with Stock ID. Must provide suitable horse and saddlery.   Pen Riders (experience and responsibilities include) – Experience in cattle feedlot industry; Pen riding;  Cattle heath management, inductions, receival and dispatch and must have experience with Stock ID cattle management software.

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Experienced Pen Rider

Smithfield (Proston) is currently seeking a full time person to fill a
senior pen rider position within our livestock department.

Key duties and responsibilities include:  Pen riding and cattle health duties; Cattle receiving, induction, drafting and exiting;  Record keeping and quality assurance activities.  Attractive pay rate and accommodation will be provided dependent on applicant’s experience and requirements.

Applications (including a covering letter and resume) should be
forwarded to: Don Madden – email: [email protected] 


Stockperson / Livestock hand

Our client is a leading cattle stud and farming enterprise located in Northern Tasmania within close proximity to Launceston, it has a good balance of irrigated, dryland and general pastures and grasses.  With major expansion programs underway there is a need for an experienced and organised Stockperson/Livestock Hand to assist in the management of the livestock, both cattle and sheep. This role requires an experienced Stockperson/Livestock Hand who can manage beef cattle and merino sheep (non-mulesed) in a large farming and stud production operation. It involves working with and assisting with monitoring the livestock, ensuring that the cattle and sheep are well maintained and information is accurately recorded.

Requirements to apply for this role include:  Experience in cattle and merino sheep management practices; Formal qualifications in agriculture would be preferred but not essential; Experience in the beef industry and merino sheep production desirable;  A working dog team would be an advantage but not essential; Preferably has grown up on a farm or managed and operated a beef and/or sheep farm; We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated person who can work alone or in a team as required; Must possess the ability to take initiative and have a positive attitude to the work Location.

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Bore Mechanic – Brunette Downs

Brunette Downs is situated 350km north east of the nearest town, Tennant Creek. Mount Isa, Queensland, is 660km south east of Brunette Downs and is the Station’s main service town.

Duties & responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Responsible for leading water maintenance team; Observation & maintenance of watering points; Travelling between water points in a 4WD vehicle / MR Truck; Maintenance of 4WD/ vehicle and bore truck, crane, slings and spare parts; Operation of Non-slewing Mobile Crane; Weekly maintenance of bores, Mono pump systems, and Solar bore pump systems; Generator knowledge; Reporting any issues back to the StationManager. Requirements:  Current manual driver’s Licence; MR Licence and  Non-slewing Mobile Crane licence  (licence testing can be made available when on site).  Previous experience in a similar role preferred but not essential as training will be provided for this role.  Mechanical knowledge and experience desirable; Fitters, Turners, Machinists, Welders, Boilermakers, Maintenance & Handy Persons all encouraged to apply for this position.

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Assistant Stud Manager

As the Assistant Stud Manager, your role will be to assist in the day to day duties of our North Burnett Brahman stud & commercial beef operation. We are seeking a couple for a long-term position, who are neat and tidy, with experience in working cattle calmly, a sound mechanical understanding, soft and controllable dogs, a current driver’s licence (HR licence desirable) and an enthusiastic approach to all tasks. The suitable applicant will be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team. Partners will have light gardening duties and be involved in the preparation for annual on property sale –Cattle work will be determined by experience.

In return we offer you (but not limited to), an attractive wage, a three bedroom one bathroom modern home, school bus service and the opportunity to live and work alongside a great team.

If this sounds like the job for you, please email your resume and cover letter through to – [email protected] 

General Manager Pastoral

This position is with one of Australia’s leading and vertically integrated cattle breeding and beef producers, specialising in Composite, Grain fed and Wagyu beef production. The company’s innovative and integrated approach to business operations puts it at the forefront of the beef industry globally.

The company is seeking a forward thinking, dynamic General Manager to lead the pastoral operations and drive business strategy. The successful candidate will be directly responsible for the strategic and operational oversight of all pastoral assets including people, livestock and property. This is a critical role leading change management and the continuous evaluation and improvement of these assets. The General Manager will be required to challenge the status quo to implement innovation. As such, this company is seeking a General Manager who can think outside the square, challenge senior management and be instrumental in defining what the company, as a leading beef producer, will look like in the future.

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Head Stockperson – NT

Inverway Station is located in the picturesque and productive Victoria River District, south of Katherine NT. Established in 1864, and managed in aggregation with neighbouring Riveren, the stations run a combined herd of about 38,000 cattle. Mustering is carried out using horses, motorbikes and helicopters. We are currently seeking an experienced, highly motivated Head Stockperson to join our dynamic team.

Reporting to the Station Manager, you will be responsible for: Supervising and undertaking effective and timely herd management; Accurate recording of stock numbers for the livestock information system; Leadership, supervision and training of stock camp team members; Maintaining and developing facilities and improvements; Monitoring and responding to land and environmental issues; and assisting with purchasing. Successful applicants will be competent in the use of horses and motorbikes, and experienced in handling cattle in a quiet and controlled manner. A proven ability to keep accurate livestock records, a good grasp of technology and computer literacy, and a strong focus on safety in the workplace is essential. A current Drivers Licence is required (HR to MC licence desirable). Motorbike licence preferred.

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Senior Merchandise Sales – Moree

Delta Agribusiness is the leading force in independent rural services and the retail of agricultural inputs in Regional NSW and Southern QLD. Delta Ag is owned and managed by the people that work within the business and is highly focused on the quality and culture of our people. Based in our Moree branch, you will become an integral member of a stable and engaging team, working closely with our highly experienced Agronomy Consultants.

The Senior Merchandise Sales person will have the exciting opportunity to continue to grow and develop the client base for the supply of a wide range of farm inputs including agchem, fertilizer, animal health and general merchandise, along with promoting other services such as our grain marketing service and agronomic consultancy.  To be successful in this role you will: Be able to demonstrate strong success in a rural focussed sales role; Be committed to growing a business through adding value to our clients and demonstrate an ability to deliver awesome customer service; Have demonstrated experience customer service and agriculture; Have a strong working knowledge of invoicing, stock control and computer skills; Be enthusiastic, positive and willing to roll your sleeves up to get the job done.

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Livestock Manager – Wainui 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 the Wainui Feedlot on QLD’s Darling Downs. Wainui is a 14,000ac property on the inner Darling Downs. The property operations encompass an 11,000ac farm, and an 18,000hd feedlot. The feedlot plays an integral role in NAPCO’s supply chain, and producing high quality cattle for domestic and export markets.

As Livestock Manager you will report to the Wainui Feedlot Manager, and responsibilities include: Overseeing all aspects of cattle handling;  Leading a team to ensure best livestock health, welfare and performance is achieved; Ensuring accurate data & information capture, recording & reporting; To be successful in this position you will have: Knowledge and experience in all aspects Feedlot Livestock Management; Leadership skills with an ability to foster and maintain positive working relationships; Competency with livestock data systems and technology; Sound administrative skills.  We would also be interested to hear from experienced Feedlot Stockmen looking to step up into leadership.

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Meat Process Workers

Central Agri Group CAG) is a unique national business, strategically located across three Australian states. CAG owns and operates several state of the art Small and Large stock processing facilities, cattle feedlots, cattle breeding and
backgrounding properties in Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.  We are seeking to employ meat process workers, specifically boners and slicers at our operations in Esperance WA, and Coolaroo & Trafalgar VIC.

Duties will include: Lamb, Mutton & Beef – Boning, Slicing, Slaughtering; General Labouring (skilled and non-skilled workers); Essential requirements for the position: Boning, Slaughtering & Slicing skills/experience;  Knife skills and/or food processing experience;  A forklift licence would be an advantage but not essential; Physical fitness, reliability & a willingness to learn.

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Meat Inspectors / AAOs

Meat Inspectors P/L was Australia’s First Federal Government Approved as an Independent Quality Inspection Company, and our team annually inspects 2.3 million head of cattle, 5.9 million lamb and sheep meat, 780,000 goats, approximately 8,000 field Kangaroos, 57,200 farmed rabbits and deer from time to time. We offer ongoing training and development, a permanent role, career advancement in agriculture and food manufacturing.
Requirements of the role include: Certificate 3 in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) or Certificate 4 in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) / or be eligible to enrol into a Cert 4 Training program; Be able to work within a team or individual environment with reporting protocols.  The positions are located in Brisbane (3), Adelaide (1), Regional Victoria (2) and Tamworth (1).

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Boners, slicers, butchers

JBS Dinmore is Hiring NOW! Our Dinmore plant, located near Ipswich is currently seeking Labourers, Boners, Slicers and Butchers.

This is a great opportunity to enter a career at the ground floor with endless opportunity; it’s up to you how far you go. This a great chance to earn good money. Join this dynamic, safety conscious, energetic team and make your 2018 a year to remember.

Interested? Resumes should be forwarded to: EmploymentDinmor[email protected] or drop it off at the guard house.

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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