HEAD STOCKPERSON

HILL RIVER | EAST OF JURIEN BAY, WA

Harvest Road Group is part of Tattarang, one of Australia’s largest private investment groups. We are an agricultural business with a growing portfolio of fine food brands for domestic and international markets, exporting to over 40 countries. We are a family-owned business committed to improving animal welfare and strives towards industry leadership throughout the vertically integrated beef business.


About the job:

Harvest Road has recently acquired a premium 5,100ha grazing property 12kms east of Jurien Bay at Hill River. Hill River is a mixed farming / cattle operation with a focus on animal welfare and sustainability. We are currently seeking an experienced Head Stockperson to join the team. This exciting new opportunity will be responsible for assisting the Farm Manager in the implementation and daily management of all cattle operations on the property. 

The role will require daily attendance at Hill River and accommodation can be offered to the right candidate.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the welfare management of all livestock according to the Code of Practice.

  • Day to day cattle operations, including but not limited to: Daily checks of animals, movement of cattle using low stress stock handling techniques, drafting, processing, inductions, loading of trucks etc.

  • Daily monitoring of all livestock water points, and maintenance as required.

  • General fencing and machinery operation as required by farm management.

  • Record management of all livestock activities as required by relevant QA programs and company policies.

 

About you:

You will be an experienced Stockperson, who is self-motivated and has the following experience: 

  • Experience working with cattle, including moving, drafting, processing and various other tasks associated with livestock husbandry.

  • Low Stress Stock Handling experience.

  • Applicants with horse experience highly desirable, but not essential.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Preference and skill for working collaboratively in team environments.

  • Some fencing and machinery experience preferred but not essential.

What’s in it for you?

The business endeavours to provide a safe, encouraging and family-oriented work environment to all staff, to ensure you have the necessary support to achieve your best results. We are constantly evolving, with long-term career opportunities available for successful candidates with the right attitude. 

To apply for this role applicants should present with a cover letter, current resume and at least two contactable work related references. Applicants without required experience will not be considered.

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Harvest Road embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, and those with Disability to apply. 

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