LIVESTOCK/ FARM HAND
MDH Pty Ltd is one of Australia's largest beef cattle operations, unique in the fact that the company is both family owned and operated. The McDonald family represents 6 generations of beef producers and 190 years of experience in Australian agriculture.
With a wide geographical spread of country in Australia's vast Queensland outback, MDH Pty Ltd runs 175,000 head of cattle across 14 properties, encompassing an irrigated farm and the company owned "Wallumba" feedlot near Condamine on the Western Darling Downs.
Attractive wage package, negotiable based on skill and experience
Until Position Filled
MDH PTY LTD are recruiting for experienced Livestock/ Farming General Hand.
These roles are long term with a 10/4 roster.
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
Duties will include but are not limited to assisting with the day-to-day operations of the feedlot maintenance including pen cleaning, operating machinery (feed truck, loader, and bobcat) and general fencing maintenance.
General cattle handling, drafting, cutting out, pen riding, trucking, and moving cattle, and muster backgrounding paddocks using horses.
Proven horsemanship skills – TWO horses and tack/gear - preferred.
Excellent cattle handling skills – Previous cattle/farming experience is preferred.
A strong commitment to animal welfare.
Safely operate machinery (truck, loader, bobcat) – Previous experience preferred.
You are Q-Fever vaccinated or willing to be.
Your own transport and driver’s licence.
Availability to work 10 days on, four days off roster.
Close to town and all essential services.
Stable / Day yard and paddock facilities, shoeing, feed, and an allowance for up to two horses.
Single accommodation with ensuite bathroom, including power/Wi-Fi and all meals provided.
Training, development, and potential for career growth.
For more information or to apply please e-mail Randal Cogggan at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0427 738 852 or via the APPLY NOW button below with your resume and at least 2 contactable employer references.
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 | MDH | 20230510