Careers

  • Feedlot Graduate

    posted 22-Jun-2018

    Iranda Feedlot

    A fulltime feedlot graduate position has become available within the Iranda Beef team. Iranda Beef has recently undergone a large scale expansion with a current capacity of 15,000SCU and home to modern feeding and cattle handling facilities. Iranda is located 15km north of the township of Tintinara, SA, 2 hours from Adelaide airport.

    The graduate position is an 18 month program that will provide the successful applicant with a solid platform into a rewarding career within the lot feeding industry. The program will involve both internal and external industry recognised training that will potentially lead into a supervisory level employment at the completion of program.
     
    The successful applicant will be exposed to all areas of modern feed lotting systems including livestock, feed/ mill, administration, general operations, QA, environment and safety. In addition to this graduates will be exposed to feeder backgrounding, cattle buying and the meat processing industry.
    Essential requirements include;
    • Recent completion of tertiary education in Agriculture or closely related field
    • Current drivers licence
    • Strong computer based skills
    • Motivated and driven to begin career within the agricultural industry 
    Preferred requirements include;
    • Good written and oral communication
    • Experience in the livestock industry
    • Basic cattle handling skills
    • Understanding of workplace safety and quality assurance systems
    The successful applicant will need a positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team. 
    Above award remuneration offered.
    Written applications including covering letter and resume should be sent to:
    Attention: Thomas Green, operations@iranda.com.au
    Phone: 0447 160 238
    Applications Close: 09/07/2018

     

  • Pen Riders / Livestock Hands

    posted 18-Jun-2018

    Brindley Park Feedlot

    Due to internal progression, Brindley Park Feedlot (located near Roma) has several opportunities for livestock hands and pen riders.You will be part of a team where you will be able to build on your existing horsemanship skills and gain solid knowledge and experience about cattle handling and our Intensive Feedlot operation.

    You'll be responsible for intensive cattle feedlot activities that include:

    • Workplace Health and Safety
    • Animal Welfare standards
    • Environmental obligations
    • Understanding and monitoring cattle health and nutrition
    • Identifying symptoms and providing recommended diagnosis
    • Maintaining accurate records for cattle treatments and movements

    To be successful in this position you must have:

    • A genuine interest in working with cattle
    • The flexibility to work a 10 on/4 off roster
    • Excellent horsemanship skills
    • An ability to work successfully within a diverse team
    • An ability to adhere to workplace health and safety requirements
    • Commitment to animal welfare and quality standards
    • Eagerness and ability to learn and understand intensive feedlot operations and agribusiness
    • Be reliable and dependable with a mature outlook

    This is an ideal role for applicants whom are keen to learn, hardworking and dedicated with long term career aspirations within the industry. You'll be rewarded with top conditions, above award wages & allowances and a great team environment. There are also private, air-conditioned rooms, with an ensuite and meals if you require.

    Australian Country Choice (ACC) is a proudly Australian owned and family operated industry leader, producing and supplying highest quality beef products to the local and export markets. Together with Australian Cattle & Beef Holdings (ACBH), our properties are located across Queensland, from Mt Isa, Mackay and all the back way down to South East and Western Queensland. Our operations include cattle breeding, backgrounding, feedlots and our state of the art meat processing and packaging facility.

    Apply now by emailing your resume to our Feedlot Manager at battewell@accbeef.net.au

    Australian Country Choice
    Website: www.accbeef.net.au


     

  • Pen Rider

    posted 18-Jun-2018

    Opal Creek Feedlot

    Conveniently located just 35 kms from Cecil Plains, Opal Creek has several opportunities for cattle pen riders and livestock hands.

    Reporting to the Livestock Manager, and being part of a team of around 20, you'll be able to build on your existing horsemanship skills and gain solid knowledge and experience about cattle handling and ACC's Intensive Feedlot operation.

    With your own (vaccinated & certified) horses & tack, you'll be responsible for intensive cattle feedlot activities that include:

    • Following procedures to ensure strict adherence to Workplace Health and Safety, Animal Welfare standards and Environmental obligations
    • Understanding and monitoring cattle health and nutrition
    • Identifying symptoms and providing recommended diagnosis
    • Maintaining accurate records for cattle treatments and movements

    With a genuine interest in working with cattle, ability to live onsite and work a 10/4 roster, the successful applicants must have:

    • Own vaccinated & certified horses & tack (between 2 - 4 is ideal)
    • Excellent horsemanship & cattle handling ability
    • An ability to work successfully within a diverse team
    • An ability to adhere to workplace health and safety requirements
    • Commitment to animal welfare and quality standards
    • Eagerness and ability to learn and understand intensive feedlot operations and agribusiness 
    • Be reliable and dependable with a mature outlook

    This is an ideal role for applicants who are keen to learn, hardworking and dedicated with long term career aspirations within the industry. These roles offer stability, career progression and an opportunity to broaden and develop your skills and agribusiness knowledge with an industry leader.

    You'll be rewarded with top conditions, above award wages & allowances, great team environment, private, air conditioned accommodation with own ensuite, your meals provided and your live-in costs are salary sacrificed.

    Australian Country Choice (ACC) is a proudly Australian owned and family operated industry leader, producing and supplying highest quality beef products to the local and export markets. Together with Australian Cattle & Beef Holdings (ACBH), our properties are vastly located across Queensland, from Mt Isa, Mackay and all the back way down to South East and Western Queensland. Our operations include cattle breeding, backgrounding, feedlots and our state of the art meat processing and packaging facility.

    Apply now by emailing your resume to our Station Manager at dbailey@accbeef.net.au or call 07 4668 7155 with any questions.

    Australian Country Choice
    Website: www.accbeef.net.au

     

  • Stockperson/Pen Rider

    posted 06-Jun-2018

    Kerwee Feedlot

    Kerwee Feedlot is a 20,200 head feedlot located at Jondaryan on the Darling Downs. An exciting opportunity currently exists to join our Livestock Team as a Pen Rider.

    Key responsibilities include; All cattle handling, animal health and welfare management, pen riding, treatments and post-mortems.


    Ideally the candidate will possess:

    > Experience in feedlot operations
    > A passion for working with livestock
    > Good communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment
    > Proven good judgement and show initiative
    > A knowledge of StockaID, FY3000 would be advantageous.

    The successful applicant will be required to have horse riding skills and work a regular roster. Applications should be emailed to the Kerwee Lot Feeders Livestock Supervisor at swayman@kerwee.com.au or the Assistant Manager glubbe@kerwee.com.au

     

  • FULL-TIME LEADING STOCK PERSON or LIVESTOCK COORDINATOR

    posted 28-May-2018

    Princess Royal Station

    Princess Royal Feedlot is currently seeking a full-time leading stock person or livestock coordinator at the EU accredited high-quality beef cattle feedlot, 2 hours north of Adelaide, near Burr, South Australia.

    This position requires a hardworking and dedicated person to oversee and coordinate feedlot and paddock cattle movements and animal health.

    Duties and responsibilities cover all areas of livestock, staff management and quality control. Previous experience in a similar role is preferred.

    The desirable applicant must be capable and have experience in cattle handling, including but not limited to; drafting according to market specifications, cattle health and performance assessments, administering treatments, and a thorough understanding of cattle behaviour.

    The role requires an organised individual capable of planning daily activities, organising, supervising and training staff, liaising with management and basic computer skills.

    Preferably the applicant would hold a valid firearms and motorbike license as well as their loader ticket.

    To apply for this position, submit your resume, to HR@princessroyal.com.au or contact us on 08 8892 2421 for more information about the role.

     

  • PEN CLEANER/ LOADER OPERATOR

    posted 24-May-2018

    Jalna Feedlot

    Jalna Feedlot is a diversified farming operation which includes a feedlot of up to 10,000 hd producing premium grain-fed beef for domestic and export markets, cropping and sheep.

    We are currently looking for a Pen cleaner/loader operator for our beef feedlot located 30min from Geelong.

    Applicants must be reliable, honest and hardworking, able to work in a team environment, must be able to take directions and use their own abilities to problem solve and undertake tasks on their own if the need arose.

    As a Pen cleaner/ loader operator your primary role includes but is not limited to:
    - Operating machines including front end loaders, bobcats, dump trucks and telehandlers.
    - maintaining pens, tracks and driveways.
    - Screening of manure
    - Loading of trucks
    - General feedlot duties, welding skills would be advantageous although not a necessity.
    - Regular maintenance of machines.

    The successful applicant will also be required to fit into our hours of work, which will vary during the week, with a 7am start and generally finish by 5pm with breaks during the day.

    The successful applicant will also have opportunities for weekend rostered work.

    Previous experience with loaders, bobcats or telehandlers is essential. IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT APPLICANT.

    All applications to be emailed to:
    The Manager
    Jalna Feedlot
    feedlot@rmgillettandco.com


  • TRACTOR DRIVER/ FEEDER

    posted 24-May-2018

    Jalna Feedlot

    Jalna Feedlot is a diversified farming operation which includes a feedlot of up to 10,000 hd producing premium grain-fed beef for domestic and export markets, cropping and sheep.

    We are currently looking for a feeder for our beef feedlot located 30min from Geelong.

    Applicants must be reliable, honest and hardworking, able to work in a team environment, must be able to take directions and use their own abilities to problem solve and undertake tasks on their own if the need arose.

    As a Feed Truck Operator your primary role includes but is not limited to:
    • Preparation, allocation and deliver feed in an accurate and timely manner, using a tractor driven mixing wagon.
    • Commodity receiving, storage and processing
    • Data entry
    • General feedlot duties
    • Help cleaning of water and feed troughs on a weekly basis

    Regular maintenance of machines

    Hours of work will vary during the week, with a 7am start and generally finish by 5pm with breaks during the day.

    The successful applicant will also be required to fit into our current roster and must be available to work every second weekend.

    Previous experience with tractors, loaders and telehandlers would be beneficial.

    All applications to be emailed to:
    The Manager
    Jalna Feedlot
    feedlot@rmgillettandco.com

  • Policy Manager

    posted 18-May-2018

    Australian Lot Feeders' Association

    POLICY MANAGER

    The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA), the peak national representative body for the cattle feedlot industry, is seeking a full time Policy Manager to manage its important Animal Health and Welfare, Feedlot Management and Environment portfolios.

    The role reports directly to the CEO and works closely with relevant Committee Chairs to develop and drive policy outcomes for the benefit of members’ businesses.

    The role entails a variety of responsibilities including:

    • Policy research, development, consultation and implementation;
    • Preparing submissions on matters impacting the feedlot sector;
    • Developing relationships/linkages with Government and industry stakeholders;
    • Professionally representing ALFA in Government and industry forums;
    • Industry communications; and
    • Committee management and support.

    You must hold an Agricultural related degree, have knowledge of livestock production and the livestock industry, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong time management and organisational skills, the ability to work harmoniously in a small team environment, and competency in the use of Microsoft Office.

    A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the right candidate depending on skills and experience.

    For further information and a Position Description please email Christian Mulders at admin@feedlots.com.au.

    To apply, submit your CV in strict confidence via email to admin@feedlots.com.au addressed to Christian Mulders with the Subject heading “Policy Manager”.

     

  • Administration officer

    posted 17-May-2018

    Coonamble Feedlot

    CoonambleFeedlot is seeking a permanent full-time Administration Officer.

    Key responsibilities will be to operate all administrative functions at the feedlot. This includes daily use of feedlot software systems, MYOB, Payroll, reporting and reconciliations. The role will also provide support to members of the feedlot team and liaison with customers and suppliers. 

    The successful applicant will need to have attention to detail, be organised, be able to prioritise tasks, show initiative and possess problem solving skills and be flexible with a team focus. The successful applicant must also be available to work weekends.

    Experience with MYOB and a familiarity with livestock would be considered an advantage.

    If this sounds like you please forward your resume to mail@coonamblefeedlot.com.au or phone 02 6822 3888.

     

     

     

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