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JBS Australia is the largest and most respected meat and food producer in Australia. We have a strong portfolio of leading and renowned beef, lamb, pork, salmon and value-added branded products, such as AMH, Swift, Primo, Murray Valley and Huon.


The JBS Mungindi Feedlot is strategically located on the Queensland and New South Wales border, 132km west of Goondiwindi in a prime grain, cotton and livestock production area. The feedlot is licensed to carry 22,400 head and feeds all breeds of cattle, including Bos indicus, British and European as well program specific breeds.


The Mungindi team of approximately 16 employees live locally in the small rural community minded townships of Mungindi and Talwood, and are responsible for all feedlot operations.


Why work for JBS Australia?

·        Certificate III in Feedlot Operations: nationally recognised qualification for eligible employees. Learn on the job, no cost to you!

·        Additional benefits and allowances for horse care + farrier services

·        Access to heavily discounted meat products

·        Retail discounts with national partners

·        Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private

·        Ongoing training and career development opportunities


About the Role

JBS Australia’s Mungindi Feedlot are currently seeking a reliable Pen Rider to join our Animal Health team on a full-time basis. We are looking for passionate horse riders and cattle handlers who are skilled in, or wish to further develop their horsemanship, cattle handling, livestock diagnosis and treatment skills. Working in a team environment you will be responsible for cattle health and wellbeing across the feedlot.


Roster: 10 days on /4 days off = 7.6 hours shifts + overtime when required


Your key responsibilities will include:

·        Daily livestock handling including pen riding and stock movements

·        Diagnosis of animal health symptoms

·        Administration of animal health treatments

·        Data input and maintenance of animal treatments and stock movements

·        Upholding cattle hygiene

·        Compliance with all JBS Australia policies including: WHS, HR, Quality Assurance and Environmental obligations


About You

·        Proven horsemanship skills; and/or previous livestock handling experience

·        Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·        Strong organisational skills

·        Strong commitment to animal welfare, health and nutrition

·        Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment

·        Ability and willingness to learn

·        Ability to work an allocated roster


For Pen Riders a minimum of 2 x horses, up to 4 x horses are allowed on site (must be pre-vaccinated in accordance with the JBS Australia Hendra Virus Management Program).


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