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Livestock Worker

Advertiser: Affco NZMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
12 Jul 2019
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Full Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Farm Labour

South Pacific Meats Malvern is seeking a suitably experienced Livestock Worker for our stock yards to fill a vacancy in the new season.

Responsibilities include: receiving stock, completing all documentation and preparing kill agendas, animal welfare, cleaning and presenting stock for processing.

Currently the season is slowing with a short break scheduled however during our current processing window working hours are 8-11+ a day, five to six days a week until this short break.

Successful applicants must demonstrate the following:

  • Patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of livestock
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Excellent stockmanship, with an empathy for animal welfare
  • Sound understanding of compliance and regulatory requirements
  • A commitment to health and safety
  • Attention to detail
  • Providing livestock with feed and water
  • Assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
  • Herding sheep and keeping mobs separate
  • Be able to work on a roster including weekends

We require a clear drug test and a copy of ACC history before applicants can be considered for a position at our plant.

If you are looking to be challenged, want to join a successful, growing organisation and one of these positions interests you, please forward your CV and ACC history:

Post: James McFarlane, Personnel Coordinator, PO Box 8, Rolleston 7643.


Phone: 03 347 6681.

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