Smithfield Cattle Company is based in Southern Queensland operating two feedlots, along with grazing and farming operations. Sapphire feedlot is a state-of-the-art modern facility feeding 20,000 head of cattle.

We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Livestock Hand for Sapphire Feedlot. The Sapphire property is located 32km east of the Goondiwindi township.

Job Description: Reporting to the Livestock Manager, we require a person who has a genuine interest in the feedlot industry and a desire to achieve their best every day.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Animal health management

  • Livestock handling – inducting, drafting, and cattle dispatch

  • Quality assurance and accurate record keeping

  • Contributing to other areas of the feedlot as required

Essential Requirements:

  • Low stress stock handling techniques

  • An understanding of animal health and welfare

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

  • Effective teamwork skills

  • Current drivers’ licence

  • Willingness to work a 10:4 roster


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

  • Single accommodation is available.

  • At Smithfield, Staff are duly considered the most valuable part of the enterprise.

To apply, please email your current resume with references to  or phone 0419 499 706.

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