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Livestock Farmhand – Cataby

Our Beef Farm, Feedlot & Backgrounding facility is located 1.5 hours north of Perth in Cataby, Western Australia.

We have an exciting opportunity has become available for a new member to join our Team in the position of  “Feedlot, Mill & Livestock Hand”

Primary Tasks

  • All aspects of Animal husbandry including daily animal welfare checks, management of feed bunk and water trough hygiene
  • Assist with cattle movements  across the Feedlot
  • Preparation of Feedlot Rations and feeding of cattle
  • Pen walking and pen checks to monitor Cattle health
  • Assist with commodity receivals
  • Assist with transfer and milling of grain
  • Monitoring and maintenance of Feedlot infrastructure including (fencing & critical water systems)
  • Perform daily pre start and preventative maintenance on Vehicles, Machinery and equipment
  • Assist with general maintenance

Ideal Candidate

  • Hold a current Australian drivers license and have your own vehicle
  • Have a passion for the agriculture industry specifically the cattle sector
  • Have good time management skills and be able to prioritise tasks efficiently
  • Be a team player with good communication skills who is punctual, reliable, honest, motivated and has a good attitude
  • Having Computer literacy skills is ideal
  • Have the ability to work independently or as part of a Team
  • Take ownership, accountability and have pride in your work
  • Having previous experience handling livestock, exposure working with livestock specifically cattle is preferred
  • Follow all company workplace health and safety requirements and policies
  • Having machinery operation experience is ideal particularly; Loaders, Telehandlers and John Deere tractors
  • Being accredited with; Chem-Cert, First Aid training, Low Stress Stock Handling and holding a HR license is ideal but not essential
  • Have the ability to work alternate rostered weekends

Remuneration

  • Attractive hourly rate (based on experience) with opportunities to move into a full-time position available
  • Immediate start is available for the suitable candidate
  • Accommodation provided – located onsite
  • Meals Provided daily
  • Career progression opportunities available
  • Training opportunities provided
  • Annual Incentives and bonuses provided
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