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Killara feedlot is a modern 22,500 head feedlot located near Quirindi, on the edge of the Liverpool Plains, NSW.

Job Type:



Competitive salary/hourly rate


Hiring Now


Applications close 31st May 2024

Job Description:

An opportunity exists for a full time Pen Rider with Elders Killara Feedlot.

  • Competitive salary/hourly rate

  • Able to work and learn amongst some of the best experts in the industry

  • Flexibility + access to professional development

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Daily observation, health management (including Treatment) of Livestock to ensure animal wellbeing

  • Pen Riding and Horse Husbandry

  • Stable Maintenance

  • Cleaning and maintenance of stock water supplies

  • Manual handling of animals in the feedlot

  • Timely and effective receival of cattle (induction) including: vaccinating, ear tagging, drenching in accordance with relevant protocols and instructions

  • Exiting cattle including diligence of animal types, completion of appropriate documentation and record keeping, weighing, scanning and drafting.

Job Requirements:

  • A strong commitment to animal health

  • Excellent horsemanship and riding capabilities

  • Can provide at 2 horses with tack

  • Commitment to safety and zero harm policy

  • Proven problem-solving ability and attention to detail

  • An understanding of animal nutrition and previous feedlot experience would be highly regarded

  • Team player

  • Reliable and highly motivated

  • Ability to work autonomously and follow direction

Job Benefits:

  • Training and professional development

  • Flexible working arrangements that promote a positive and healthy work-life balance

  • Access to discounts and offers from our partners and suppliers

  • Access to an expansive network of agribusiness specialists to draw upon

  • We invest in our staff to ensure everyone who joins Elders is set up to succeed. When you join the Elders team, you have the backing of an iconic Australian agricultural brand and a team of passionate individuals supporting and challenging you on your journey.

For a greater insight into the Elders family, be sure to check out our website at

Applications should be addressed to Killara Feedlot, PO Box 348, QUIRINDI NSW 2343, or

emailed to

Applications close on 22nd March 2024 | Please note applications may be short-listed and progressed prior to the closing date.  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.

At Elders, we want our people to reflect the communities we operate in, and encourage applications from a diverse range of people, backgrounds and experiences.

REF | ELDERS | 20221122 | CL 20230117 | RO 20230703 | CL 20230808 | RP 20240216 | CL 20240327 | RP 20240503

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