Build your career in the red meat industry

We can help kickstart your career

We are committed to helping young people begin a career in the meat industry. We advertise industry job opportunities here and also hold a Careers Expo as part of our Tertiary ICMJ competition in Wagga each year to ensure graduates have the best opportunity to network with potential employers in the meat industry.

ICMJ Careers Expo Supported by Gradlink

The 2018 Careers Expo, supported by Gradlink, will be held once again at Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga, as a part of the ICMJ program.

If your company is interested in being a part of our Careers Expo, please contact Rozzie O’Reilly at

2017 Careers Expo Flyer

2017 Careers Expo Company Profiles

Companies who have attended the careers expo in recent years include: Agribsuiness banks; rural retailers; veterinary practices; State and Federal agriculture departments; pastoral companies; meat marketing companies; meat processors; next generation organisations; animal health companies and R&D organisations.

Career Opportunities

Elders: Traineeship Program

The Elders traineeship program has been specifically designed by our experienced sales staff, ensuring it provides practical and realistic training to trainee stock and station agents.

The program focuses on developing skills and knowledge through valuable hands-on experience, online learning programs, and face-to-face workshops concentrating on all aspects of agency and agriculture business facilitation including livestock, livestock production advice, wool industry and seasonal trading and finance.

This traineeship is designed for people looking to build a long term career with Elders.

The 18 month program provides in-depth understanding of:

  • The Elders way of working with clients and how we work to deliver value to their business
  • The legislation we must comply with
  • The systems we use to carry out our business effectively and efficiently
  • How to prepare and select stock and wool for sale
  • How to deliver marketing options and industry information to farmers and graziers
  • How to create a network of contacts to build a long and rewarding career with Elders

Upon successful completion, you will have a broad understanding of Elders, the Australian agricultural, livestock and wool industry, as well as a nationally recognised qualification, a Certificate IV in Agriculture.

For more information and to apply, contact

or see the Elders website

Coles: Meat Technologist

Coles are looking to recruit a meat technologist into the head office in Melbourne The position will be managing all aspects of technical and quality of primal meat in addition to burgers and sausages.

If you like the meat Industry, want to make a difference, care passionately about food, like to travel around Australia, and enjoy working as a team please send your CV and answers to below selection criteria to Ian Smith, Coles Brand Manager for Meat and Deli


Selection Criteria:

  1. Worked or working in Industry for at least 2-5 years 2. Demonstrate you have the ability to lead people 3. Have made a significant contribution to your business with regards to food safety, quality improvements, commercial benefit or general leadership ability to change mindsets 4. Have a degree in agriculture/meat and understand at a deeper level the issues and opportunity’s within the meat Industry

If you have a role you would like to advertise here to an audience dedicated to pursuing a career in the meat and livestock industry, email your enquiry and job vacancy details to