• Feeding and Milling
  • Livestock
  • Toowoomba

Website JBS Australia

About Us

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 Beef City Feedlot is part of the integrated Beef City facility consisting of farming, feedlot and processing operations. The cattle are walked from the feedlot to the plant, minimising stress, carbon emissions and transportation costs while simultaneously improving eating quality. Ideally located in the prime grain and cattle producing region of the Darling Downs, 35km west of Toowoomba, the 26,500 head capacity feedlot has a strong reputation for producing high quality grain fed beef for key domestic and international customers, and employs approximately 50 team members.


Why work for JBS Australia?

  • Certificate III in Feedlot Operations: nationally recognised qualification for eligible employees. Learn on the job, no cost to you!
  • 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 Beef City Feedlot are seeking a reliable Livestock Induction Hand to join our Livestock team on a full-time basis. We are looking for passionate cattle handlers who are skilled in, or wish to further develop their cattle handling and cattle treatment skills.


Reporting to the Induction Foreperson, you will be responsible for inducting cattle into the feedlot and administering animal health products. You will be able to follow procedures and work effectively as part of a team. Skilled Induction Hands are vital to ensuring successful livestock operations.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Daily livestock handling including moving cattle from receival pens through the induction process and into home pens
  • Drafting cattle
  • Following documentation and counting cattle to ensure the correct number of cattle are being inducted
  • Maintaining accurate records of cattle movements
  • Ensuring water troughs are cleaned twice a week and cattle have access to water at all times
  • Following procedures to ensure meet QA compliance
  • Ensuring compliance with OH&S, Animal Welfare and Environmental regulations


About You

  • Previous cattle handling experience with a natural desire to ensuring cattle health is a priority
  • An understanding of cattle and low stress stock handling
  • Ability to identify cattle types/breeds advantageous
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to learn how to use JBS systems to manage induction and treatment records
  • Availability to work a 10-hour day, 4 days a week
  • Ability to work additional hours if required
  • Previous experience working as part of a team
  • Dedication and drive


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To apply for this job please visit careers.jbssa.com.au.