Feedlot Livestock Hands & Pen Riders
Multiple locations - Darling Downs, Roma & Brisbane Valley
About the job
Our Opal Creek (located outside Cecil Plains), Brisbane Valley (located in Somerset Region) and Brindley Park (located outside Roma) Feedlots are currently seeking 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 single, air conditioned accommodation with own ensuite, your meals provided (excluding Brisbane Valley) 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)
- Horse riding experience
- 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
We are the world's largest, privately owned and family operated, fully integrated beef supply chain. Australian Country Choice are proud industry leaders in producing and supplying highest quality beef products to the local and export markets. Operating over 4 million acres, we employ over 1200 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 wages.