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NRLX Livestock Coordinator

Job No: RVC532
Location: Casino



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Are you wanting to join the NRLX team? We are looking for a motivated and customer-focused professional who is wanting to make a difference and work within our redeveloped state-of-the-art agricultural and economic hub. We are proud to say the NRLX is the place to buy and sell cattle in Northern NSW. A new way of business is being carried out with online buying, digital selling and of course our locals’ favourite; face-to-face auctions.

The primary purpose of the role is to ensure the effective and efficient day-to-day operations of the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange ensuring operations are carried out in accordance with legislative/statutory requirements and Council's policies, procedures and standards.

Key accountabilities:

  • Coordinate the day-to-day operations for the NRLX that ensures efficient sale-day operations and all stakeholders are operating in accordance with legislative/statutory requirements and Council's policies, procedures and standards
  • You will be responsible for the supervision of 6 to 20 staff members on a day-to-day basis 
  • Coordinate and monitor the movement of livestock within the facility (including arrival and departure) in accordance with relevant welfare legislation and bio-security regulations. Ensuring adequate delivery scheduling, feeding arrangements and penning, also carrying out humane euthanising of sick or injured animals and correct disposal of deceased stock
  • Ensure information and documentation required is obtained and National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) compliance is achieve
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction in all services delivered
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives within the team to ensure best practice is achieved and maximised utilisation of resources to drive efficiencies in the business
  • Contribute to the positive safety culture within the NRLX to ensure a safe workplace for our people and the community by monitoring compliance with policies, procedures, legislation, specifications, projects plans, and any other documentation required


We are looking for 

A team player with excellent communication skills and a drive for success which will see you deliver quality outcomes for all stakeholders. You are able to pick up new software and systems quickly and share your knowledge with others in the team. You are flexible and adaptable to changing deadlines and competing priorities within a fast-paced environment. 

We are seeking someone who has:

  • Certificate IV Leadership and Management or equivalent or 4 years’ experience in a similar environment
  • Construction Induction Certificate (White Card)
  • Saleyards Safety Induction Certificate
  • Class C Driver Licence
  • First Aid Certificate - Provide First Aid


About the Role

Full time: 76-hour fortnight

Salary: Range from $79,528 to 91,457 pa + 10.5% super

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 2 April 2023

Contact: Bradley Willis, NRLX Operations Manager - 0408 203 654

NOTE: As the activities of this position could involve exposure to Hepatitis A and B or Q Fever, the employee will be vaccinated against these hazards or required to provide proof of immunity against these diseases.


About Richmond Valley

The Richmond Valley LGA is the base of the Northern Rivers region of NSW. The area is around three hours from Brisbane and less than an hour to Byron Bay. Richmond Valley and our surrounding areas are some of the most beautiful and desired in the country. Why wait in bumper-to-bumper traffic when you can drive past the gorgeous beaches, through rolling hills and fully embrace the benefits of regional living. Your "office" will range from beautiful coastal villages and country towns to vast fertile farm lands. 

Richmond Valley has a generous Leave Management Policy including three weeks sick leave, compassionate leave, and volunteer leave to name a few. Our Health & Wellbeing Program includes Fitness Passports, free yoga each week, free meditation and a fun Health & Wellbeing day alongside many other initiatives.

We are a strong believer in developing those who want to learn more, master their field or enter a new one, our Learning & Development strategy supports professional growth that aligns to organisational need. Leadership is very important to Richmond Valley and we invest every year in our Leadership team with the aim of making all staff at Council empowered and engaged.

Please visit Working With Us for more detail regarding benefits Richmond Valley Council has to offer and here for more information about the Regional Job Precincts.


Our Values

Integrity and Passion

The Way We Do Business

We lead by example. We take responsibility. We do what we say. We embrace change. We are community focused. We are in this together


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