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Pen Rider

Plant/Site:  Prime City Feedlot
Req Id:  13068
Date Posted:  15 Apr 2024

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.


Located 45km north-west of Griffith in southern New South Wales, JBS Australia’s Prime City Feedlot is a 35,000 head capacity feedlot and a major supplier to the JBS Riverina Beef processing facility at Yanco. Employing approximately 35 team members, Prime City Feedlot has a strong reputation for producing premium quality grain-fed beef. The 6,225 ha of dryland and irrigation farm onsite at Prime City supplies the grain, silage and hay required for the cattle in the feedlot.


Why work for JBS?

  • An attractive weekly Regional Allowance in addition to above award wages
  • Excellent Horse Care Allowance package with feed and agistment provided
  • Temporary on-site single accommodation available for suitable applicants


About the Role

The JBS Prime City Feedlot is currently recruiting passionate Pen Riders and Cattle Handlers to join our hard-working team.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Daily livestock handling including pen riding and stock movements
  • Diagnosis of animal health symptoms
  • Administration of animal health treatments
  • Maintaining accurate records of animal treatments and stock movements
  • Maintaining compliance with JBS Australia policies, including but not limited to: WHS, HR, QA, Animal Welfare & Environmental obligations


About You

  • Proven horsemanship skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skill
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong commitment to animal welfare, health and nutrition
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills


You will also have access to a minimum of two suitable horses and own tack/saddlery


All horses must be vaccinated for Hendra virus prior to entry at all JBS sites. Proof of vaccination details will be required prior to offer/commencement of employment.


Interested? Apply Now!


For further information, please contact Kelly Ainsworth (Regional HR Advisor) via email -  


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