Job Vacancies

Harvey Beef are now recruiting for Skilled Meat Workers and Entry Level Workers for Careers in the Meat Industry.


Harvey Beef is Western Australia’s largest beef exporter and has state of the art meat processing facilities in the South West town of Harvey employing a workforce in excess of 450.  Harvey Beef has embarked on an exciting period of improvement and change within the business.   We currently seek Skilled Beef Boners, Slicers, Slaughter Persons, Butchers and Knife Hands and Labourers to work in our Boning Room and or Slaughterfloor for our upcoming busy season.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required Include:


·         Team player able to relate with all levels of staff

·         Have the ability to multitask throughout the day

·         Continuous improvement mindset

·         Fit for purpose

·         Previous experience in the Red Meat Industry is preferred however not a necessity

·         Ability to keep up with a Chain system and or fast paced working conditions


Harvey Beef operates a Drug Free Workplace.  Applicants will be required to complete a full pre-employment medical which includes a Drug and Alcohol screen to determine suitability to the tasks.

Harvey Beef is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are a positive energetic person and are looking forward to a new opportunity, we would like to hear from you!  Applications for employment are available for download on the Harvey Beef website under “Contact Us”.   Please complete this form and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Please ensure that you include referees to be contacted to confirm skill set.




Pemberton Limes located at Old Vasse Road, Pemberton.  They are looking to appoint a Citrus Orchard Manager.


We would prefer that the Manager be living on the property, the Cottage is modern, good fit out, great outlook, connected to all communication resources.  The property is a “Life Style” arrangement with an established Tahitian Lime Orchard of 1100 trees.

The Orchard is fully equipped with irrigation to each tree providing a fertilisation program both direct and by tractor overhead spraying unit.


A fully equipped machinery shed and storage room services the horticultural program. All equipment is new and in good working order.


The Manager needs to be self motivated working under a program established and supported by industry based suppliers and owners of the property.


It is preferred the Manager has a knowledge of machinery, horticultural activities, water care and handyman instincts.


The work pattern is a steady ongoing situation with  picking of fruit for a eight week programme late April, May, June.  Pickers will be engaged and subject of supervision by Manager/Owners.


The Orchard operation and general maintenance of property infrastructure entails approximately four days per week which can release the appointed person to undertake outside work if they so desired, provided responsibilities to the property take precedence at all times.  Manager would occupy Cottage on rent free basis.


Further information and a visit to the property would be the next step.

Brian Thornley  FASA CPA FAIM

Business Solutions

Phone: 8 9364 9090 Fax: 8 9315 9090

Mobile: 0400 014 141

PO Box 1035, Canning Bridge WA 6153




Please find attached the 2017 Planner

As of the 16.12.16

Scholarships for 2017 will be available in October.  (Scholarships are only available for students currently enrolled at the College)

WA College of Agriculture - Harvey Business Plan 2013-2015.

Please see attached Term Weekend stock Roster.  Remember if you need to swap your weekend duty for valid reason, the Weekend Duty Swap form is available from the office. You will need to find someone to do a direct swap with from the same year. The swap is not permitted until it has been approved by Head of Residence, Mr Pfitzner and Mr Howell.

Roster as of 16.3.17


Please download the attached College Handbook.

Certificates from the National Training Package currently on offer at the College.

In order to qualify for secondary graduation at the WA College of Agriculture - Harvey, a student must satisfy the criteria outlined.

A wide variety of short courses are made available to all students attending the College of Agriculture at Harvey.  Often, external providers are used to deliver specialist programs in one and two day blocks.  Some of these are compulsory and some elective.

Nationally Recognised Training

·       Chemical Handling Competencies certificated course delivered by accredited personnel to give participants knowledge on the safe use and disposal of chemicals used in the agricultural industry. Units achieved AHCCHM303A       Prepare and Apply Chemicals, AHCCHM304A Transport, Handle and Store Chemicals.

·         First Aid Course (compulsory) A two day course.  On successful completion, participants receive a Senior First Aid Certificate from St John’s Ambulance. Unit achieved HLTAID003 Provide First Aid.

·       White Card - Occupational Health & Safety (compulsory) A four hour course delivered by college staff detailing information about worksafe, duty of care, hazard identification and reduction in the building industry. Unit achieved CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to Work Safely in Construction Industry.

·         Chainsaw Course (Elective) A two day course on servicing and using chainsaws for general use. Unit achieved AHCARB205A Operate and Maintain Chainsaws.

·         WA Recreational Skippers Ticket (Department of Transport)


·         FarmSafe (compulsory) A course delivered by an accredited trainer on farm on entry to the college.

·         Artificial Insemination of cattle (Provider - Herd Improvement Service of WA) (Elective) A two day industry level course on the basics of artificial insemination in cattle. 

·         Front-End Loader Use Course (Elective) – Provided by College personnel for general use of front-end loaders – not industry accredited.  Approximately one day. 

·         Ram Judging (Compulsory) – Utilising experts in the field providing sufficient knowledge for judging at major state events.

·         Heifer Selection (Elective) – Delivered by College personnel for students interested in this area.

·         Bronze Medallion (Elective) – Offered at the beginning of each year of 2.5 day duration.

·         Shearer Training (Elective) – Offered during school holidays of three days duration to extend students interested in pursuing this career.  Delivered and assessed by members of the profession. 

·         Water Wise Course (Elective) – A two day course offered to students interested in irrigation or horticulture. 

·         Shearer and Shedhand Training - College organised with extensions provided for interested students.

·         Low Stress Cattle handling (Elective) - Provided by external groups.

·         Keys for Life – Compulsory for Year 10 to assist young drivers obtain the theory part of their drivers licence.

·         Truck driving and forklift training - May become available to very senior students.

Please see attached 2018 College Prospectus.


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