MAINTENANCE HAND/PEN CLEANING (Goonoo Feedlot,Comet QLD)
Role: Maintenance Hand/Pen Cleaning
Reports to: Maintenance Manager
Location: Goonoo Feedlot
Purpose of Position
To keep pens clean and well maintained
Goonoo farm is located in Central Queensland, 65km south east of Emerald and 20km south of Comet. Goonoo Farm is additionally located beside our Goonoo Feedlot and Station, therefore offering fabulous collaboration and development opportunity
Personal Responsibilities and Associated Duties
Clean pens after every outturn of cattle.
Maintain the manure pack on top of all pens.
Clean out under fences
Clean feed aprons and water trough aprons.
Repair pot holes in pens.
Clean cattle alleys
Maintain records of manure carting
Maintain and service all pen cleaning machinery
Ensure livestock welfare is upheld
Assist in the maintenance of all mill machinery
Assist in bunk cleaning as required.
Carryout general feedlot maintenance as directed
Maintain a clean hygienic working environment
Identify and report any existing or potential faults and quality problems
What we offer
Accommodation and board provided
Meals provided by first class station cook
Great team and social and work environment
active social club
Close to local towns and schools
Company Compliance Responsibilities
Work in a safe and healthy manner in accordance with the AAco Workplace Health and Safety Policy and all relevant State and Federal legislation.
Attend and apply all required safety training.
Follow all instructions given for working safely.
Identify and report all hazards, incidents and injuries immediately to the manager.
Report for work in a safe manner, unaffected by drugs and/or alcohol.
Protect own safety and health and not adversely affect the safety and health of others.
At all times Wear safety equipment provided for the job task.
Do not misuse or tamper with the safe use of equipment.
Follow risk management strategies developed by AAco for child protection and intervention
Help maintain the safety, welfare and well-being of children on the station or feedlot while they are participating in activities of which you are a part.
Do not knowingly participate in any illegal or unethical activity and abide with all company policies in relation to child protection and intervention.
Report any suspicions of abuse to the Child Protection Officer (HR Manager).
Qualifications / Competencies
Ability to operate tractor with scraper, loader, manure hauler and bobcat
Knowledge of animal welfare requirements of feedlot
General machinery maintenance skills
Integrity – Open and ethical in all we do. Trust. Behaviour is consistent with words.
Results focus – improving performance by doing things in the pursuit of “Best in Class”
Concern for Quality – Maintaining superior standards or striving to make improvements
Teamwork and co-operation – Work co-operatively with others. Create and support a team environment
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