Opal Creek Feedlot - Pen Riders
About the job
Located conveniently at Opal Creek, just 35 km from Cecil Plains our largest feedlots have several permanent opportunities for Pen Riders & Livestock Hands. These roles undertake a range of intensive cattle feedlot activities including:
- Best practice cattle handling
- Cattle processing - inductions, drafting etc
- Observations & monitoring of cattle health and nutrition
- Identifying symptoms and providing recommended diagnosis
- Accurate recording of cattle identification, movement & treatments
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.
You'll share our passion for cattle and our commitment to the health, welfare and wellbeing of people and our animals, you'll be a reliable, positive, self-motivated team player with:
- Cattle handling experience & skill (Quiet/low stress techniques)
- Attention to detail
- Understanding of quality standards & processes
- Sound literacy & numeracy skills
- Computer literacy
- Ability to follow instructions and work procedures
- Manual driver's license
- Flexibility to work a 10/4 or 5/2 roster
You must have solid horsemanship skills and your own vaccinated & certified horses that are suitable for intensive cattle work.
We are the world's largest, private owned and family operated, fully integrated beef supply chain. Australian Country Choice together with Australian Cattle and Beef Holdings are proud industry leaders in producing and supplying highest quality beef products to the local and export markets. We employ over 1500 Queenslanders and together our diverse operation carries up to 300000 head of cattle across our large-scale breeding, backgrounding, farming and feedlotting through to our modern food processing and value add packing facility.
This, together with being 100% Australian and family owned and operated means you really do get the best of both worlds. You get the opportunity and security that comes with a progressive corporate pastoral operation who continue to grow, develop and innovate, along with the support and personal interest that comes with being part of a family business. We’re solid, we’re progressive and we continue to invest in our infrastructure, our technology and our people.
Apply now & make your next move your best yet. You’ll enjoy a great team environment, ongoing learning & development, genuine career opportunities, comfortable living conditions and competitive $$.