Livestock Leading Hand, Koojan Downs – WA

Harvest Road Group’s Koojan Downs feeding facility is located 30kms from Moora and 160kms north of Perth.  We are currently seeking a Livestock Leading Hand to support the Livestock Manager by leading and training employees in the day-to-day responsibilities of livestock related operations, from livestock receival to induction, pen riding, hospital treatment, post-mortems, through to preparation of cattle for dispatch to a processing facility.

Key Responsibilities: Carrying out and delegation of all day-to-day livestock operations, including stock husbandry and all aspects of cattle health; Ensure all animal handling and treatment is conducted within the guidelines of the Animal Welfare and best practice lot feeding standards; Ensure livestock are Inducted into the feedlot as outlined in the induction management procedures and relevant livestock work instructions; Diagnosis of animal health symptoms; Carry out all general cleaning and maintenance duties at feedlot induction shed and hospital facilities; Ensuring that policies and procedures are adhered to; Communication with the other members of the crew and facility management; Supervision and training of current and new staff.

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