FEEDLOT ASSISTANT

Job Description

This is a hands-on FULLTIME PERMANENT role, working closely within a small energetic team and reporting to the Feedlot Manager.

The Feedlot Assistant role requires:
• Daily feeding and monitoring of Wagyu cattle
• Strong communication skills and a positive practical approach.
• Competent in machinery operation being able to operate tractors, trucks and loaders, carry out basic maintenance and repairs.
• Strong cattle handling capabilities, required daily, adhering to animal welfare techniques.
• Maintaining a clean, orderly, safe and comfortable environment within the cattle pens.
• Basic knowledge of Animal Health within an intensive cattle finishing operation.
• General feedlot maintenance; basic tool skills and practical sense a must.

You must have a passion for cattle, enjoy working to a routine and bringing out the best in animal performance.

A full NZ driver license is a must and a benefit if you have a class 4 or above.

The role is based on a 40-hour week, with some rostered weekend work.


Request a Position Description or Apply with CV and Cover Letter: jobs@brownrigg.co.nz or call Roz on 0272491942

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time

Location:

Hastings

Listed:

27-02-2019

Closes:

30-03-2019

Reference:

82445