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SUNDOWN VALLEY

LIVESTOCK ADMINISTRATION OFFICER

NSW

HANCOCK AGRICULTURE & S.KIDMAN

Hancock Agriculture is a renowned agricultural company, encompassing Hancock Pastoral, Wagyu Operations, and S. Kidman & Co. Pty Ltd. With a rich history in agriculture, we manage over 20 properties across Australia, covering a vast land area of 3.49 million hectares. As one of the country's largest producers of Wagyu and commercial cattle, we maintain a herd of over 150,000.

As a vertically integrated farming operation, we oversee every step of the process, from breeding and backgrounding to grain feeding and sales of the finished product. This approach ensures the highest standards of animal husbandry, traceability, and quality assurance. At Hancock Agriculture, we are proud to offer our team members the unique opportunity to be part of an organisation that upholds these exceptional standards.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Competitive remuneration

Start:

Hiring Now

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

Join an industry-leading Agribusiness and become a valuable member of our team at Sundown Valley station in New South Wales. We are currently seeking a Livestock Administration Officer to join the team.


As the Livestock Administration Officer, you will play a crucial role in maintaining data integrity and accurate records of our Wagyu breeding and backgrounding programs at Sundown Valley.


  • Located in the stunning New England region of NSW, Sundown Valley station boasts a picturesque location, with close proximity to the charming towns of Armidale and Tamworth. This station plays a pivotal role in our Wagyu business, focusing on the production of premium, high-quality cattle. Encompassing an expansive 22,000 hectares, the station successfully manages a herd of 12,000+ head, with an impressive annual turnover of 15,000 cattle.

  • Sundown Valley is a predominantly feeder backgrounding cattle property focused on rotationally grazed pastures with breeders and intensive breeding programs as well as opportunistically trade cattle as part of the operation.

  • Key elements of the Hancock Agriculture property is a focus on a safety culture and a continually improving desire for the highest Animal welfare as a part of the 2GR wagyu brands cattle supply.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate and administer livestock programs including assisting in training employees to use the programs

  • Assist, analyse and report on the accuracy of data capture and processing

  • Assist Property Manager, Livestock Supervisor & livestock personnel with livestock systems hardware and device management

  • Assist with onboarding and induction of new employees and contractors

  • Coordinate office/property communications when required

  • Compile and provide employee and time sheeting information to Payroll

  • Maintain the property office and filing system in a neat and organised

  • Maintain accurate accounting records

  • Monitor and reconcile data to ensure accurate reporting, including OH&S and end of month

Job Requirements:

  • Considerable demonstrated administration experience

  • Strong interpersonal, team and communication skills

  • Proactive and organised self-starter who follows through

  • Strong learning aptitude and computing skills

  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to data integrity

  • C class driver’s licence

Job Benefits:

  • At Sundown Valley Station, we are committed to providing our team members with a rewarding and comfortable experience. 

  • In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer competitive remuneration and the chance to immerse yourself in the picturesque beauty of the New England region of New South Wales.

  • Enjoy a comfortable living space with options for single people, couples, or family accommodation available.

  • You will be joining a team with both single people, couples and family on the station.  We aim to make the place feel like your home as well as your work.

  • Become part of a team that values collaboration, mutual support, and a strong sense of community. 

  • We foster a positive work culture where everyone feels respected and valued.


Apply below with your resume and references.

 

Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for positions with Hancock Agriculture or S. Kidman & Co.

REF | 20240521

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