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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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Competitive hourly rates


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Job Description:

We are currently hiring a Livestock Worker-Pen Rider at Grassdale, which employs 110 team members and is licensed for 70,000 SCUs, making it the largest feedlot in Australia.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

What you do in a day will depend on your skills and experience.  We have a variety of roles from entry level Livestock Workers, through to Senior Livestock Workers and Leading Hands.  In the Livestock Health team, you will be exposed to a wide variety of work, whilst focussing on the following key responsibilities.

  • Pen riding

  • Data entry and accurate record keeping using specialist feedlot systems (StockAid)

  • Diagnosis of animal health symptoms and administration of animal health treatments on site

  • Ensure that cattle health, wellbeing, and performance are thoroughly monitored each day in an efficient manner and in accordance with company protocols and procedures

  • Ensure cattle are handled using low stress livestock handling principles

  • Ensure all livestock operations are performed safely and in accordance with company workplace health and safety requirements, policy, procedure, compliance, and regulatory requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Previous cattle handling and horsemanship experience and will need to supply at least two horses (up to three) to be considered for the position

  • Good stock sense and cattle handling skills

  • A keen attitude and willingness to learn

  • A strong work ethic and great communication skills

Job Benefits:

  • Ordinary hourly rate ranging from $25.3097 (Entry) through to $35.3147 (Specialised)

  • Horse allowance with all feed, shoeing, Hendra vaccinations and regular horsemanship training and individual paddocks and stables

  • Mort & Co Employee Discounts (Meat, Fuel and Health Insurance)

  • Achieve work like balance with a 10 on 4 off roster

  • Australian built and owned, we care about you; and deliver a values-driven culture

Mort & Co are an equal opportunity employer always on the lookout for great people to join the team. We encourage you to bring your true self to work and thrive in a fast paced, innovative environment. We’d love you to consider joining us on the journey.

If this sounds like your next career opportunity, please apply now!

Apply Now below or obtain additional information from People, Culture and Safety at or call 07 4639 6049.

REF | MORT & CO | 20240208

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