PEN RIDERS (Agri Labour, Toowoomba/Darling Downs QLD)
Up to AU$24.36 per hour
Horse feed and shoeing provided
Potential for a Full-time role for the right candidates
Agri Labour Australia is currently looking for experienced Pen Riders to join our client's growing team on their 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 may also be required to administer products for optimum animal health and undertake a range of livestock husbandry and site maintenance activities.
Our client operates three large beef export processing facilities located in prime cattle areas along the East Coast of Australia in Queensland and NSW. Industry leaders in food safety and hygiene practices, they source the highest quality cattle from the very best producers to continually meet precise product and client requirements.
Known for their award-winning grain fed and grass fed programs with Wagyu, Black Angus, Australian Shorthorn, Hereford and other premium breeds, they deliver beef products to over 40 countries worldwide.
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:
Highly skilled horse rider - previous Pen Riding experience is highly regarded
Current driver's licence
Experience in a similar role (with references)
2 - 3 Hendra vaccinated horses and own tack
Must be able to provide Q Fever card
Good understanding of WHS and QA policies and procedures
Dedicated to a culture of safety at all times
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