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Pen Riders

Plant/Site:  JBS Riverina Feedlot
Req Id:  13066
Date Posted:  11 Jul 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.


Situated on 2,000ha, the JBS Riverina Feedlot is a part of the Riverina integrated farming, feedlot, and processing facility. The cattle are walked from the feedlot to the plant, minimising stress, carbon emissions and transportation costs while simultaneously improving eating quality.

Based just outside Yanco, between the popular townships of Leeton and Narrandera in southern NSW. Being in the heart of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation district (or Riverina region), ensures the ability to source high quality feeder cattle and grain to produce premium beef. The Feedlot has a capacity of 53,333 head, employs approximately 60 team members, and has a strong reputation for producing award winning grain-fed beef for key domestic and international customers.


Why work for JBS?

  • An attractive weekly Regional Allowance in addition to Horse Care Allowance and above award wages
  • Ongoing supply of feed, farrier services, wormers and Hendra vaccinations
  • Agistment provided including stables and paddock facilities
  • Certificate III in Feedlot Operations; national recognised qualification for eligible employees Learn on the job, no cost to you!
  • Uniform and PPE provided
  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Ongoing training and career development opportunities


About the Role

The JBS Riverina Feedlot is currently recruiting for a highly motivated, experienced self-starter to join our dedicated and experienced Livestock 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
  • Communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong commitment to animal welfare, health & nutrition
  • Demonstrated ability to work well both independently and within a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills



  • Access to a minimum of two suitable horses and own tack/saddlery
  • All horses must be vaccinated for Hendra virus prior to entry to all JBS sites


 Interested? APPLY NOW!


For further information, please contact Ricky Massola (Livestock Supervisor) on 0409 536 901

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