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LIVESTOCK GENERAL HAND/ PEN RIDER

QLD

MDH Pty Ltd

MDH PTY LTD is an Australian family-owned integrated beef and cattle company. MDH operates several cattle stations throughout Queensland, and a backgrounding feedlot operation, 'Wallumba', on The Western Downs in Southern Queensland.

Job Type:

Full Time 10/4 roster

Remuneration:

Attractive wage package

Start:

Hiring Now

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

  • MDH PTY LTD are recruiting for experienced Livestock General Hand/ Pen Rider

  • These roles are long term with a 10/4 roster.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • You will assist with the day-to-day operations of the feedlot, including general cattle handling, drafting, cutting out, pen riding, trucking and moving cattle within the feedlot, diagnosing animal health with an emphasis on animal welfare, administration of the animal health treatments, and maintaining accurate daily records, such as data entry. 

  • You will also be required to muster backgrounding paddocks.

Job Requirements:

  • Experienced Pen Riders must have proven horsemanship skills.

  • Previous feedlot experience is preferred.

  • A strong commitment to animal welfare, health & nutrition.

  • Your own transport and driver’s licence.

  • You can safely complete all tasks required.

  • You are Q-Fever vaccinated or willing to be.

  • You're seeking a rural working lifestyle that will challenge and reward you both personally and professionally.

  • You take pride in what you do and, you do it well.

  • You're committed to working safely, you take care of yourself, and you look out for your mates.

  • You thrive working hard, being part of a team and working together to do a quality job, every time. You're always keen to jump in and lend a hand regardless of the role.

  • You're a reliable self-starter, you're passionate about cattle and keen to learn.


Essential requirements:

  • TWO horses and required tack / gear

  • Competent horsemanship and riding skills

  • Excellent cattle handling skills

  • Strong communication skills and ability to foster a team environment

  • Availability to work 10 days on, four days off roster.

Job Benefits:

  • 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.

  • Attractive wage package.

  • Training, development, and potential for career growth.


Applicants should present a current resume, contactable work-related references, and be available for a telephone or video interview.


Please send applications through to feedlot@mdh.net.au and for any further enquiries please contact Neil Last on 0439 105 353


  • NB. This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders. Long-term commitment (not suitable for 88 days).

REF | MDH | 20230215 | CL 20230321 | RP 20230806 | CL 20230913 | RP 20240308 |
CL Filled 20240516 | RP 20240522

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