• Accommodation, electricity, Wifi, phone and a work vehicle provided.
  • Must have previous cattle and management experience.
  • Not suitable for Working Holiday Visa Holders.
Location: Outside of Rolleston, QLD.
Overview: We are seeking a proactive Operations Manager to lead our backgrounding block and feedlot operations. This hands-on role requires the coordination of diverse activities, from daily management to strategic project execution. With mustering conducted using helicopters, motorbikes, and horses, this role promises a dynamic and engaging work environment. You will report directly to the Backgrounding Manager.

Key Duties:

  • Coordinate daily operations across various departments, ensuring efficient resource allocation.
  • Uphold all quality assurance, OH&S, and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Lead the development and implementation of training programs to ensure staff competency and growth.
  • Manage operational budgets, keeping costs within financial constraints.
  • Enforce safety protocols, ensuring all operations comply with relevant legislation.
  • Oversee the maintenance crew, managing both timelines and budgets for maintenance tasks.
  • Regularly report on project statuses, providing both written and verbal updates to the Backgrounding Manager.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Current Driver’s Licence (Heavy vehicle license is a plus).
  • Proven experience in the management of agricultural or production enterprises, particularly in backgrounding or feedlot settings.
  • Strong knowledge of agricultural practices including cropping and farm operations.
  • Skilled in machinery operation and basic maintenance.
  • High computer literacy, capable of managing digital reports and overseeing project management platforms.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities with a strategic approach to handling large projects.
  • Personal attributes of leadership, dedication, enthusiasm, and the ability to perform under pressure.


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Accommodation, electricity, WiFi, phone, and a work vehicle provided.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • A challenging and varied role in a dynamic working environment.

Apply Now: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting a resume and cover letter outlining their experience and qualifications in relation to the role.

For more information, contact Jess Frelek on 0424 964 187 or Fiona Woods on 0447 650 143.

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