Website Harvest Road Group

Delivering Australia’s best sustainable produce to the world

About us:

Harvest Road Group’s vision is to deliver Australia’s best sustainable produce to the world. We are a family-owned Australian business delivering sustainable produce that champions what is great about our country. We take pride in our heritage and strive to make a positive impact on our people, community and environment.

About Koojan Downs Feeding Facility:

Koojan Downs feeding facility is located 30kms from Moora and 160kms north of Perth, Western Australia.  Koojan Downs is part of the integrated beef supply chain for Harvest Road.  This integrated beef supply chain ranges from north to southwest of Western Australia and is based on best-practice ecological planning and animal welfare management.

Opportunity:

We are currently seeking enthusiastic and energetic Livestock Hands to join our expanding business. Working on a 10:4 permanent roster, you will be a part of a team to operate the feeding facility near Moora, WA. This is WA’s largest feeding facility and is designed to supply Harvest Road’s processing facility, Harvey Beef.

Reporting to the Livestock Manager this opportunity will suit a self-motivated person who is hands on and is passionate about the agriculture industry. You will have a strong work ethic and be willing to learn and contribute to the team.

Please note:

**Livestock Hands must be experienced horse riders**

**We will consider working holiday visas with suitable experience**

Key Responsibilities of the role:

  • Carrying out and delegation of all day-to-day livestock operations at Koojan Downs, including stock husbandry and all aspects of cattle health.
  • Ensuring that policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Communication with the other members of the crew and facility management.
  • Unload and load cattle into and out of the facility for processing.
  • Supporting the Livestock Manager to coordinate and perform the movement of cattle.
  • Recording of cattle movements and treatments in livestock management software.
  • Ability to pen ride to observe the welfare of the animals daily.
  • Administering medicine or performing simple welfare tasks on an animal.
  • Other duties as required.

Ideal skillset:

  • Must be a capable and experienced horse rider with at least 12 months of experience.
  • Must have a current driver’s licence and own transport.
  • Willingness to work on a roster basis (10:4).
  • Agricultural knowledge and cattle experience essential.
  • Constantly demonstrate commitment to safe working practices and animal welfare.
  • Able to work autonomously or as part of a team.
  • Motivated and hard-working, willing to contribute to the Harvest Road team culture.
  • Proficiency with computers.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Possess sufficient fitness level to carry out required tasks.

What Harvest Road Offers:

  • Above Pastoral Award rates.
  • Permanent full-time hours with 10 days on 4 days off roster.
  • Share accommodation available either on-site or in nearby Moora.
  • Safe work environment in an Australian family-owned company.
  • Friendly and welcoming office environment.
  • A company that fosters a supportive culture and values its people.
  • Access to a range of training, development and career progression opportunities.
  • Join a team of people who are passionate about the beef industry.

 

Please follow the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application to join one of Western Australia’s largest agri-food businesses. Applicants should present with a cover letter and current resume.

Visit: www.harvestroad.com to learn more about our values and other career opportunities.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to having a workforce that reflects the community in which we live and work. We encourage Indigenous Australians, people with a disability and people of all ages, culturally diverse backgrounds, gender identity and sexual orientation to apply.

To apply for this job please visit harvestroad.bigredsky.com.