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PEN RIDER (R.M. Gillett & Co, Anakie VIC)

Jalna Feedlot is seeking a motivated, energetic and respectful employee. The position will include all aspects of feed lotting along with occasional cropping and or machinery operations.

Although we will consider all skill levels, it would be beneficial if the applicant did have prior experience with cattle and or feedlot operations. We are willing to invest in training and development for the right applicant.

We currently have a permanent full time position available for a Livestock Hand/penrider in our Livestock Team.

Key responsibilities and attributes include:

  • Motivated

  • Energetic

  • Honest

  • Respectful

  • Punctual

  • High attention to detail

  • Prepared to learn

  • Willing and able to work as part of the team, and at times able to perform tasks on their own

  • High level of livestock knowledge and handling skills

  • Shows interest in their jobs and the care of livestock

  • Sound literacy & numeracy skills

  • Sound machinery knowledge (operating and maintaining)

  • Competent level of welding skills(not a necessity)

  • Own horses are essential.

  • All aspects of cattle handling from induction of new cattle to dispatch of finished cattle.

  • All aspects of animal health and welfare management from pen riding and treatments.

  • Data recording and input for all activities.

  • Inventory control and stocktaking of all livestock products.

  • Cleaning & maintenance of facilities.

  • Any other duties that may be required by the business.

Ideally the successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience in livestock management.

  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment.

  • Good judgement and initiative and the ability to problem solve.

  • Sound computer skills.

  • Be supportive of OH&S and QA principles.

Currently taking applications for a full time position.

7-5 weekdays, including rostered weekend work.

Please email resume with references to the manager.

Att Manager; feedlot@rmgillettandco.com

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