Mort & Co is a revolutionary agricultural company that supports many state-of-the-art facilities across its network that contribute to the vertical supply food chain for which we have grown from the ground up over 25 years in the agricultural industry. Mort & Co prides itself on an inclusive companywide culture, the highest stringent standards in animal welfare and being a true industry leader in agriculture. Grow with us, be part of our story.

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Above award wages and competitive hourly rates


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Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Leading Hands for our team at Grassdale Feedlots, which employs 110 team members and is licensed for 70,000 SCUs, making it the largest feedlot in Australia.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all operations are performed safely and in accordance with Mort & Co Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Ensure that the health and welfare of livestock is given priority and livestock are handled in accordance with low stress livestock handling principles.

  • Organise daily work activities and resources for the Livestock team

  • Communicate instructions to the Livestock team and assist the team in achieving desired outcomes.

  • Supervise activities of the livestock team.

  • Implement and enforce recommendations from veterinary and nutritional consultants.

  • Identify performance issues and take corrective action as necessary.

  • Assist in identifying staff training needs.

  • Assist in staff roster formulation and implementation.

  • Ensure facilities are kept clean and tidy.

  • Maintain records as required by Administration in line with company policy ensuring data input is accurate

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced livestock logistics, welfare and handling skills.

  • High computer, numerical & literacy skills is required.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Superior organisational skills

  • Accurate record keeping and data processing skills

Job Benefits:

  • Above award wages and competitive hourly rates.

  • Work in a dynamic environment with a high performing team and learn from experienced operational team on site.

  • An opportunity to be part of a workplace culture that fosters continuous improvement and innovation.

  • Company-owned accommodation in Dalby at competitive rental rates (subject to availability).


For more information on this position, please email The People, Culture & Training Team at recruitment@mortco.com.au or call 07 4639 6049.

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