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TINTINARA

LIVESTOCK PERSON

SA

THOMAS FOODS

Thomas Foods International Feedlot is a key operation in growing, supplying, and distributing premium meat to the world and forms part of the agricultural division of Thomas Foods International, one of Australia’s largest family-owned businesses since 1988.

The Feedlot with a 27,000 standard cattle unit capacity is located in Tintinara, South Australia, and is a key partner of the new Murray Bridge Processing Plant.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

$25 – $30 per hour

Start:

Immediate Start

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

With our recent expansion now complete and an increase in the level of production, we have roles available for livestock hands and pen riders.

  • State of the art cattle handling facilities

  • Generous fortnightly Horse Allowance plus shoeing, feed, vaccinations

  • Flexible Roster options

Our mission is to feed families globally, through premium quality products, exceptional service and sustainable practices.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties of livestock hands include and will require you to have some experience in:

  • Receiving, drafting, processing, and moving of cattle daily;

  • Administration of animal health products;

  • General livestock husbandry tasks;

  • Monitoring cattle health;

Duties of pen riders include and will require you to have some experience in:

  • Horse-based animal husbandry tasks

  • Monitoring cattle health on horseback;

  • Drafting and moving cattle on horseback;

  • Administration of animal health products;

  • General facility maintenance;

  • Must have a current drivers licence.

Job Requirements:

  • Pen Riders will ideally supply 2 suitable working horses and tack to be considered for the position which attracts a generous fortnightly horse allowance along with shoeing, feed, vaccinations, regular horsemanship training and individual paddocks for your horses.

  • NOTE: This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.

Job Benefits:

Thomas Foods International places an emphasis on developing employees by utilising recognised internal and external training. The successful applicant will have significant opportunities for both as they progress their career with the business.


As a valued member of our team, we offer progressive career opportunities in a supportive team environment. This position provides a guaranteed 38 hours a week with opportunities for overtime on a 10 day on/4 day off roster.


Benefits and perks

As a valued member of our team, we also offer you multiple extra benefits in line with your role:

  • Competitive salary;

  • Fortnightly Horse Allowance

  • Safety-focused employer;

  • On the job training;

  • Progressive career opportunities

  • Opportunity for external study support

  • Uniform and boot allowance provided

  • Assistance with sourcing accommodation


If this sounds like the role for you, we would love to hear from you!


Applicants should present with a current resume with at least 2 contactable work related references.


NOTE: This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders.

TF | 20220714 | CL 20220906 | RP 20231018 | CL 20231122 | 20240410

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