STATION & FEEDLOT HAND
BOS Grazing is beef cattle operation specialising in backgrounding trade cattle, rotational grazing and finishing in a small feedlot. We’re a young, tight knit team with a love of innovation. We actively encourage fresh ideas and support their implementation. We’re located between Kingaroy and Dalby in South East Qld.
Negotiable depending on experience
Dec 2023 or Jan/Feb 2024
Until position filled
We are seeking a Station and Feedlot Hand with an interest in Animal Health and Livestock as part of our growing team.
Due to our small team size, the role is quite diverse. A day in the life here can range from Mustering, Pen Riding & Yard Work, to Feeding Cattle, Lick & Water Runs & General Maintenance.
We don’t expect you to be able to do everything (fantastic if you can) however we do expect you to give it your best shot, be committed to learning and develop into a team member we can’t live without.
It’s essential that you’re hardworking, have good manners, are calm under pressure, are neat, tidy & organised, and above all have a sense of humour and great attitude.
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
Mustering & Stockmanship (Feedlot) using horses
Maintaining high animal welfare and health
Keep cattle records via apps and computer software
Operation and maintenance of farm machinery, trucks, tractors etc
General property maintenance and repairs – water, welding and fencing
The successful applicant must have proven stock sense
A keen interest in livestock cattle handling, psychology and health
Competent horse rider with reliable and safe horses
Current driver's license essential
The following would be an advantage, but not essential;
Good working dogs
Regenerative & Rotational Grazing experience
Low Stress Stock Handling Experience
Chemical Handling (ChemCert)
Previous feedlot experience
Must be honest, reliable and happy to take instruction.
Take responsibility for tasks that require you to work independently or within a team
3 Bedroom Cottage suitable for a family
School Bus only 6km away, School from Kindy to Y10
Ability to have horses and dogs (numbers to be agreed)
An attractive salary package based on skill & experience
PLEASE NOTE APPLICATIONS WITHOUT REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE LISTED IN THE AD WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
NB. This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.
REF Bos Grazing 20230906