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April

Feeder/stockperson - Dalby Qld

Drover Ag - South Toowoomba, QLD

Agriculture, Nature & Animal
Source: uWorkin

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Our clients own and operate a vertically integrated mixed farming business with agricultural properties totalling 41,567 hectares at Dirranbandi, Dalby, and Tara. The business maximises various components of the agricultural supply chain through its operations of cattle breeding, backgrounding and a Santa Gertrudis cattle stud, dryland grain and cotton, irrigated cropping, and a 3,000 head Standard Cattle Units (SCU) feedlot and custom feeding.

We are searching for an experienced and motivated Feeder/Stockperson for the 3000 head feedlot on the Dalby property which is located approximately 65 kilometres west of Dalby.
 
Reporting to the Farm Manager, you must be a self-starter with your primary responsibility being the feeding in the feedlot, in addition to machinery maintenance, cattle health observation and some livestock handling. This includes activities such as optimising the feed for each animal to get the best results, mixing, and delivering feed rations, inputting data into Bunk Management System, and grain processing.
 
You will have mechanical knowledge so to identify potential malfunctions or problems, service machinery when required so that the feedlot and property is maintained effectively. Must be used to and enjoy working on your own, though you must also be able to work collaboratively and amicably with others in the team when required. There will also be some station work at different times of the year.
 
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is hard-working and motivated and is looking to grow their skills and knowledge in the cattle industry.
 
The ideal applicant will possess the following attributes -

  • Past feedlot experience in a similar role (Ideal but not a necessity).
  • A genuine demonstrated interest or experience working with cattle.
  • Practical mechanical aptitude and/or a working knowledge of basic mechanical servicing and maintenance.
  • A positive past safety record and a proven ability to operate plant and machinery safely.
  • Proven history of working well as part of a team.
  • Current manual driver’s licence.
  • A demonstrated commitment to improvement and learning.


The successful applicant will be given -

  • Generous above award wages.
  • Newly renovated house + free electricity.
  • A good work/life balance.
  • Great job security by working for a successful Australian owned family business.


To apply for this exciting position, please send your up-to-date resume, the contact details for a minimum 3 references that can be contacted and a cover letter indicating why this position interests you.

South Toowoomba, QLD

Agriculture, Nature & Animal




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