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Posted: Wed Jan 24 2024

Livestock Overseer

Kojonup, Western Australia


The Lucas Group takes pride in being Australia's leading agricultural recruitment firm. On behalf of Excel Farms, a venture contributing substantially to Australia's agricultural landscape, we are seeking a dedicated and experienced Livestock Overseer for their Kojonup property in Western Australia.

Are you ready to step into a role that is pivotal to the success and growth of a leading-edge farm? Join a new Management Team with the support of experienced staff in a role that merges traditional farming with innovative practices.

About the Role:
As a Livestock Overseer, you will be entrusted with the day-to-day running of the Cherylton Farm property, ensuring optimal livestock health and welfare, overseeing pasture management and maintaining farm equipment. Your role is critical in shaping the quality of produce through diligent care and strategic operations.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Day to day running of the livestock operations on farm
  • Maintaining animal health, nutrition, and welfare
  • Monitoring pasture growth, health and soil fertility
  • Record livestock husbandry, treatments, movements, pasture maintenance activities, and pasture production levels in Agriwebb.
  • Checking and maintaining water systems, dams, tank, pumps, windmills
  • Ensuring compliance with workplace safety and animal welfare standards

What You'll Bring to the Role:
  • Previous experience on a mixed or large livestock operation
  • Significant animal husbandry and pasture management experience
  • Demonstrable team leadership skills
  • Proficiency in operating farm machinery
  • Admirable work ethic and adherence to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills

What Makes This Opportunity Unique:
Excel Farms rewards its staff with a remuneration package reflecting commitment and expertise.
  • Salary: An attractive salary package available based on skill and experience
  • Hours: a 38-hour week with reasonable overtime expectations during peak periods
  • Additional Benefits: Work vehicle, phone allowance, technology (Laptop/iPad), and on-farm housing
  • Community: Proximity to schools, community amenities, and vibrant sporting clubs

Join the Team:
Embrace the opportunity to work within a supportive and prosperous community that values your expertise. With Excel Farms, you're not just overseeing livestock; you're cultivating a legacy.

To become a part of this progressive team, click the “apply” button or submit your application to with your resume and cover letter, clearly referencing TL8386 Livestock Overseer.

For inquiries regarding this position, contact Tom Lucas at (08) 8201 9999.

Applicants must have full rights to work in Australia, sponsorship is not available for this role.

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