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Pen Rider

Plant/Site:  JBS Riverina Feedlot
Req Id:  11321
Date Posted:  02-Aug-2022

About the role:

JBS Australia’s Riverina Beef Feedlot is a 53,333 capacity feedlot situated between the popular townships of Leeton and Narrandera in Southern NSW. We are currently offering passionate pen riders & cattle handlers the opportunity to further develop their horsemanship, cattle handling, livestock diagnosis & treatment skills as important members of our Livestock Team.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • 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, organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Strong commitment to animal welfare, health & nutrition
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment
  • Ability & willingness to learn new skills


All you need is: 

  • 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.


Benefits include (but not limited to): 

  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private


What next? 

If you’re passionate and want to be a part of the largest meat, pork & salmon manufacturer and producer in Australia, this opportunity may be for you.


To discuss this opportunity further, you can contact the Regional HR Advisor, Kelly Ainsworth at or on 02 6951 1132.