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PEN RIDERS (Agri Labour, Chinchilla/Darling Downs QLD)

Job Type: Casual

Location: Chinchilla QLD

Salary: AU$19.49 - AU$24.36 per hour

Start Date: ASAP


The Benefits

  • Horse feed and shoeing provided and assistance available for Hendra vaccination

  • On site accommodation available

  • Ongoing full time opportunities for the right candidates


Agri Labour Australia is currently looking for experienced Pen Riders for full time roles our clients feedlot on the Darling Downs, Queensland.


The role sees your responsible for the livestock health and welfare needs of the animals under your care. Receiving, drafting, processing, riding pens and moving cattle on a daily basis, you will also be required to administer vet treatment products for optimum animal health and undertake a range of livestock husbandry and site maintenance activities.


Your Employer

A family owned and managed Australian company with stations spanning over QLD and a feedlot based on the Darling Downs. The feedlot is a 30,000 head, modern feedlot with bordering properties utilised for backgrounding and crop production with the yields being used in their feed rations.


Utilising up to date technologies and efficiencies, the company is dedicated to excellence across all aspects of their breeding, farming and feedlot systems. Strongly focused on safety, animal welfare, the environment and employee well-being, the organisation is known for its exceptional standards and commitment to providing clients with the highest quality produce.


Your Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate must have previous experience in a similar role. Provided with 2-3 horses, you will be skilled in working with horses and can pass a riding test. Able to read conditions and identify potential animal health changes and hazards, you need to be an excellent communicator and be committed to a culture of safety for yourself, your team-mates and animals at all times. You will strive to challenge yourself to both; better your skills and positively contribute to the improvement of the company.


To be considered for the position, it’s important you can address the following criteria:

  • Skilled horse rider - previous Pen Riding experience is highly regarded

  • Previous cattle handling experience

  • 2 - 3 Hendra vaccinated horses

  • Own Tack

  • Must be able to provide Q Fever card

  • Experience in a similar role (with references)

  • Good understanding of WHS and QA policies and procedures

  • Dedicated to a culture of safety at all times

  • Current driver's licence


To apply: CLICK HERE


Agri Labour Australia is an award-winning Australian company with clients in every State and Territory. Proudly representing major agribusiness, large primary producers, rural operators and local farmers - we are more than a recruitment agency. Founded on our firsthand knowledge of the land and dedicated to the ongoing success of our client’s businesses and our candidate’s careers, you can rely on us for expertise, advice and support.

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