Livestock Manager – Roebuck Export Depot

Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Unique opportunity located in the Kimberley region of WA (near Broome)
  • Utilise all your livestock management skills in this fast-paced rural enterprise
  • Full time contract position to 31 December 2023

Who we are

The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the ATSI Act and subject to the PGPA Act. The ILSC assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to realise economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits that the ownership and management of land, water and water related rights can bring. The ILSC provides this assistance through the acquisition and management of rights and interests in land, salt water and freshwater country.

ILSC Agribusiness is a specialised unit of the ILSC that focuses on the development and management of commercial agribusiness investments on Indigenous land in partnership with Indigenous people. ILSC Agribusiness currently operates agricultural businesses, including beef cattle, fine-wool merino sheep, a community-based meatworks and a cattle export depot.

What we do at Roebuck Export Depot

Roebuck Export Depot is a live export depot in the Kimberly Region of WA. This facility has the capacity to process 17,444 head and is utilised by exporters and livestock agents to prepare cattle for live export markets as well as handling transit cattle for the domestic markets. The facility operates under strict environmental and animal welfare standards and holds animal welfare in the highest regard.

About the role

Reporting to the Depot Manager, you will:

  • Lead a team comprising of a head stockman, stock people and a feed-lot operator.
  • Manage the unloading, loading, scanning drafting, dipping, weighing, pen allocation and feeding of livestock husbandry and welfare.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed to the highest level of accuracy.
  • Conduct welfare and pen checks to maintain good animal husbandry and wellbeing.
  • Carry out required tasks for the facility in compliance with company policy, licence and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage plant and equipment in accordance with the recommended industry repair and maintenance schedule for individual items of equipment.
  • Ensure the Depot and its facilities are kept in a clean, hygienic and working state at all times.
  • Contribute to the provision of safe working environment for employees, contractors and customers.

The preferred applicant will be engaged initially until 31 December 2023 with Primary Partners Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of ILSC. 

If you’d like to find out more please contact: Peter Cunningham 0407 394 809 or Freecall 1800 818 490.

Applications are to include a current CV and covering letter (covering letter to be maximum 2 pages detailing how your skills and experience align with the position profile).  Further information may be requested if you are selected for interview.  You must be an Australian resident to apply for this role.

Applications close COB 16 December 2022.

At the ILSC we’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we support.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply

Apply Online

A valid email address is required.
A valid phone number is required.