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WEST COAST

LIVESTOCK OVERSEER

SA

MAILDABURRA HEREFORD BEEF (MHB)

We are fortunate to run this great, progressive business on the beautiful West Coast of South Australia. Only a short drive down the highway to the very welcoming and social Wirrulla township. Only 30mins to spectacular beaches/fishing. The Gawler Ranges are nearby and awesome for camping. Our great local school is literally in our back paddock.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

$70K-$100K (incl. home grown meat, house on farm, work vehicle)

Start:

May/June but negotiable for the right candidate

Expires:

Until position filled

Job Description:

Are you passionate about breeding cattle that are top performers?Are you keen to be involved in running a Poll Hereford Cattle Stud and feedlot? Are you passionate and driven? Do you love a great work life balance? Are you keen to progress through a highly productive and growth focused business? If so, we have the job for you! 


We are currently seeking a Livestock Overseer to join the team at MHB. This is a unique opportunity to be influential in both the stud and feedlot in a predominantly easy care environment with some controlled stock management integrating introduced stock.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Our Livestock Overseer will be responsible for the day to day running of our Stud and Feedlot, at times overseeing other farm staff. 

  • Some other general farm work (spraying/maintenance etc) will also be required.

  • At Maildaburra, we are passionate about our cattle and pride ourselves on growing the highest quality beef for various markets. 

  • We currently operate on about 3000 ha and run 350-500 head of cattle (including around 170+ breeders).  Bulls are primarily sold privately on farm to clients on EP and other areas of SA, western NSW and into WA. The feedlot operation is constantly growing.

Job Requirements:

Attributes we are looking for:

  • Someone with a great positive attitude, someone who sees opportunities and looks for solutions not problems.

  • Efficiency and timeliness

  • Results driven, motivated to improve performance year on year and be keen on progressing up through the business to a management role.

  • Someone who loves working with cattle


Skills:

  • Ideally a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with cattle, (including hands on calving). Stud and feedlot experience will be looked upon very favourably.

  • Great communication and computer literate

  • Someone who can work independently and also part of our growing team

  • Must have current Australian licence and reside in Australia (position is not suitable for those seeking 88 day visa extension).

Job Benefits:

Why you should work for us:

  • We value our people.

  • We believe in great work life harmony.

  • We are growth driven and encourage upskilling.

  • You would get to live and work in a stunning part of South Australia, awesome beaches would be in your backyard!!

  • Flexible work arrangements.

  • We are passionate about our cattle and their wellbeing.

  • Local school in very close proximity. Full position description can be provided on request for the exciting role.


A competitive remuneration package to be negotiated based on skills and experience in the range of $70-$100K (including home grown meat, house on farm, work vehicle).  


If you believe you are our gun future Livestock Overseer, please submit your up-to-date resume, a cover letter stating why you think you would love this role and why you’d be the right fit, along with the contact details of 3 references to mudges1@bigpond.com.



PLEASE NOTE:

  • This is a permanent position and is NOT open to Working Holiday Visa Holders (Backpackers).

  • Applications without required skills and experience listed in the ad will not be considered.

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