The Lucas Group
  
 
Job Title Livestock Overseer
Date Posted 5/1/2018
Area/Specialty LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION/Sheep
Location Carrathool, NSW
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id LC3019
Job Description

- Large-scale livestock enterprise

- Highly regarded historic family company

- Western Riverina Region, NSW

Company

Located 30km West of Griffith, this large-scale livestock enterprise is 52,000ha, running approximately 22,500 Merino ewes and followers, along with 850 breeding cows. There is now an opportunity for an experienced Livestock Overseer to join this progressive company.

Position

Reporting to the Farm Manager, with day-to-day direction from the Assistant Manager, the Livestock Overseer will assist with the implementation of the livestock program, along with daily supervision of junior staff, and help ensure all operations are conducted in a timely and safe manner. There is potential for advancement in a progressive livestock orientated business for the right candidate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in implementing the livestock program as developed by the company
  • Daily supervision of all junior staff
  • Ensure all operations are conducted in a timely and safe manner
  • Monitor animal health and feeding requirements
  • Documentation and reporting of all livestock breeding and paddock records
  • Supervise the production of livestock

Skills and Experience

  • Previous demonstrated livestock experience preferably in a pastoral operation
  • Previous experience supervising junior staff
  • Mechanical aptitude, experience in machinery operation, general maintenance and water supply
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Previous experience monitoring animal health would be desirable

Qualifications

  • Unrestricted car licence
  • Post-secondary qualifications in Agriculture, while not essential, are highly desirable

The successful applicant must also have good working dogs.

Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Luke Cuthbertson on +61 8 8201 9999 quoting reference number LC3019, or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.

THE LUCAS GROUP