LIVESTOCK LEADING HAND
KOOJAN DOWNS | MOORA
Harvest Road Group’s vision is to deliver Australia’s best sustainable produce to the world. We are an expanding agri-food business with a growing portfolio of fine food and beverage 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 a vertically integrated beef business and our aquaculture operations. We take pride in producing beef that you can feel good about.
Until Position Filled
Our Koojan Downs feeding facility north of Perth is on 9,000 ha and is designed to supply 60,000, 100-day grain finished cattle each year to Harvest Road’s processing facility, Harvey Beef.
We are currently seeking a Livestock Leading Hand to join our expanding business on a permanent full-time basis.
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
The purpose of this role is to lead and train employees in the day-to-day responsibilities for livestock, feeding, and management of infrastructure (troughs, pen fences) and pen riding for observation of animal health.
Reporting to the Livestock Supervisor this opportunity will suit a self-motivated person who is hands on and is passionate about the agriculture industry. You will have a strong work ethic and be willing to learn and contribute to the team.
Our ideal candidate:
Will be a capable and experienced horse rider
Have experience with animal handling, specifically cattle
Willing to work on a roster basis
Able to use initiative and organize time efficiently
Hold a ‘C’ Class Driver’s licence and have own transport
Able to undertake manual handling tasks
Able to work autonomously or as part of a team
Motivated and hard-working, willing to contribute to the Harvest Road team culture.
Proficient with computers
Strong attention to detail
Possess sufficient fitness level to carry out required tasks.
Two suitable working horses (desirable)
Farm machinery experience (desirable)
Chemical handling certification (desirable)
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 across various business units within the Harvest Road group available for successful candidates with the right attitude.
Potential incentives are available for the right person.
Please follow the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application to join one of Western Australia’s largest agri-food businesses. Applicants should present with a cover letter and current resume.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to having a workforce that reflects the community in which we live and work. We encourage Indigenous Australians, people with a disability and people of all ages, culturally diverse backgrounds, gender identity and sexual orientation to apply.