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PROSTON

PEN RIDER/ LIVESTOCK HAND

QLD

SMITHFIELD CATTLE CO

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.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Competitive remuneration

Start:

Hiring Now

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

  • We are currently seeking a motivated Pen Rider / Livestock Hand for Smithfield Feedlot in Proston, QLD. Proston is located 280 kilometres north-west of Brisbane.

  • While feedlot experience is not essential, we welcome a candidate with a genuine interest in the beef industry and a desire to achieve their best every day.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Animal health management

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

  • Quality assurance and accurate record keeping

  • 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.

Job Benefits:

  • Single accommodation included

  • We offer competitive remuneration, training & career development and all the benefits of a great workplace.

  • 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 jobs@smithfieldcattleco.com or phone 07 4168 9104 if you have any questions.


PLEASE NOTE :

  • 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 | 20240527

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