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Smithfield Cattle Company is a family owned, values driven, cattle and farming operation based in Southern Queensland. Smithfield operates two 20,000 head feedlots near Proston and Goondiwindi, along with various grazing and farming operations.

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Competitive remuneration


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Job Description:

We are currently seeking an experienced Livestock Hand to join our team at Sapphire Feedlot in Goondiwindi, QLD.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Animal health management.

  • Livestock handling – inducting, drafting, cattle receival & dispatch, and mustering.

  • Maintain quality assurance and accurate record keeping.

  • Assist in maintaining integrity of animal welfare and WHS requirements.

  • Contributing to other areas of the feedlot as required.

Job Requirements:

  • An understanding of animal health and welfare.

  • Strong horsemanship skills, own horses and tack that are suitable for feedlot work.

  • Good communication and organisational skills.

  • Excellent record keeping skills.

  • Effective teamwork skills.

  • Current drivers’ licence.

Feedlot experience is advantageous, we welcome a candidate with a genuine interest in the beef industry and a desire to achieve their best every day.

Job Benefits:

  • Single accommodation included

  • Can bring own horses, state of the art stables and feed supplied.

  • Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience

  • Training, career development and advancement opportunities in our widespread organisation

  • Friendly, supportive team & community environments

To apply please send your resume and at least 2 contactable employer references, and cover letter, so we can get to know your story via the apply now button below. Email or phone 07 4675 1212 if you have any questions.


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

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

SMITHFIELD | 20240416

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