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Senior Stockperson Piggery Workers Required

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Agriculture, Nature & Animal
Source: uWorkin


Macorna Pastoral Company Pty Ltd ABN 87 096 915 927 is commercial piggery located in Northern Victoria with farms located at Macorna 3568, McMillans 3568 and Leitchville 3567. We currently require Senior Stockperson (Piggery) workers who wish to join our small but dedicated team. We pay competitive remuneration under the Pastoral Award 2010.

Applicants must have the following qualifications and/or recent employment experience:

A formal AQF Certificate III (or higher/equivalent) qualification in Agriculture (Pig Production) and three (3) years recent relevant experience in a medium to large size commercial piggery; OR A minimum five (5) years' relevant employment experience in a medium to large size commercial piggery.

Tasks and duties include:

Supervise the site and facilities in terms of the required human resources, physical resources, safety requirements, consumables, documentation and measurement devices; Provide overall maintenance and compliance of the Company Quality Assurance Program for the site ensuring that all relevant documentation is kept current; Supervise data collection and recording so information is accurate to aid stock and inventory control; Undertake specific tasks assigned by management to ensure that environmental, quality and safety goals are met; Implement preventable maintenance programs to reduce planned and unplanned down time; Supervise trial sheds, collect and record data in accordance with trial protocols; Selection of breeding stock and/or pigs for sale; Supervision and participation of daily inspection of livestock, such that the animals are appropriately fed, watered, environmental parameters are fulfilled. The Senior Stockperson (Piggery) in this case would work with and supervise a less experienced Stockperson(s); Supervision and participation of daily inspection of livestock, ensuring compromised animals are individually assessed, identified, treated and record in accordance with the Company Herd Health Plan and the industries Model Code of Practice; Euthanise sick or injured stock in a humane manner and in accordance with the Model Code of Practice for Animal Welfare – Pigs 3rd edition; Conduct post mortem examinations of deceased stock and report findings; Collect boar semen at an artificial insemination laboratory; Undertake processing duties within the artificial insemination laboratory; Supervision and participation in the mating of animals via individually supervised mating or through Artificial Insemination; Supervision of the birthing process, including the ability to physically conduct unsupervised internal assessments of females during parturition to minimise this incidence of still births; Participate in company/industry training sessions and workshops as required; and Perform any other duty as required by the Unit Manager.

Other information:

Full time permanent employment; Salary range on offer $56,100.00 – $58,100.00 per year + superannuation; Employment under the Pastoral Award 2010;

If you are interested, please apply by clicking on the 'Apply for this job' button. No phone calls or email please. Recruitment or employment agencies please DO NOT contact the employer.