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Pen Riders

Plant/Site:  JBS Beef City Feedlot
Req Id:  12639
Date Posted:  17 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.


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 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.


About the Role
The JBS Beef 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, including horse transport. 


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.


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
  • Stables and paddock facilities, ongoing farrier services, horse feed and vaccinations provided


Interested? Apply Now!


For further information, please contact Roxanne Richardson (HR Advisor) via email -

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