Smithfield Cattle Company is a family owned, values driven, cattle operation, growing and marketing cattle both domestically and internationally.

We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Pen Rider for Smithfield Feedlot located outside of Proston, QLD.


Start: Immediate

Job Type: Full Time

  • Candidates with cattle station experience on horseback will have an advantage.

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

Whilst not an essential requirement candidate's applications with cattle station experience on horseback will be prioritised.



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


At Smithfield, staff are duly considered the most valuable part of the enterprise. To apply, please send your current resume with references via the apply now button below.

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