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Head Stockperson

Salary: Negotiable

Emerald QLD

Your Employer

Established in 1824, our client is Australia's largest integrated cattle and beef producer and the oldest continuously operating company in Australia.

Today, they own and operate a range of properties, feedlots and farms comprising around 6.4 million hectares of land in Queensland and the Northern Territory and specialise in grain fed beef and Wagyu beef production.

The Role

Our client is currently recruiting a Head Stockperson on one of their feedlot and farm operations 70km from Emerald, QLD. As Head Stockperson, you play a critical role in the success of our client's operation through the application of a wide range of station and leadership duties.

This role offers an exciting career opportunity with a great company that provides its staff with plenty of incentives including food and accommodation along with training, career development and social club activities.

Following a strict safety culture, your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Manage the welfare of all stock according to company and industry guidelines
  • Organise mustering teams and implement animal husbandry programs
  • Record accurate stock numbers
  • Lead and train feedlot staff to create an effective livestock handling team
  • Regular communication with management
  • Work with the management team on maintenance, capital improvement programs, budgets and development goals
  • Implement environmental and natural resources program

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar position, with previous cattle experience. You'll be a skilled horse rider who has a good grasp of feedlots and dedicated to being a team player who is flexible and levelheaded.

To be considered for the role, it's important you can address the following criteria:

  • Strong communicator who is keen to be a positive role model
  • Excellent horse skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Organisation skills and able to follow a daily/weekly work schedule
  • Flexible, mature with excellent problem solving skills
  • Committed to animal welfare standards
  • A team player
  • Personally cares about the company and your team mates

Choose Agri Talent

Agri Talent provides permanent recruitment and executive search services exclusively for
Australian agribusiness. We combine a proven, process-driven approach with the most
extensive digital network in agriculture to find your permanent people.

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact Angus Harland, Recruitment Consultant, Agri Talent: 0421 461 293