Working with AACo

At AACo, we are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a team from a range of backgrounds, skills, talents, and aspirations with strong work ethics.

We promote an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity as part of our culture. This involves providing supportive and inclusive diversity-related workplace policies, programs and practices within our business.

At AACo we offer a range of opportunities across our stations, feedlots and farms, as well as within our corporate office.

We challenge our people to apply their skills, education and insight to help improve company performance, while our long history of commitment to development provides a passport to a range of employment, career and personal development opportunities.

Safety

We care about the safety and wellbeing of our people and are committed to actively improving safety.

Our aim is to maintain an excellent safety performance which meets legislative requirements and best practice industry standards.

We are dedicated to achieving our goal of excellence in health and safety through:

  • Promoting the expectation that every person in the business seeks safer ways of working and is responsible for their own safety, and that of their team members.
  • Initiatives that support mental wellness and  physical wellbeing.
  • A consultation process which seeks involvement from staff and management throughout all facets of the business.
  • Effective measurement and reporting on safety performance.
  • Risk management approach which focuses on identifying, assessing, addressing and reviewing risks to health and safety.
  • Reporting all incidents to prevent recurrence. Our commitment to health and safety has resulted in a continual year-on-year reduction in reported incidents.
  • Best practice workplace rehabilitation systems and processes. AACo provides a supportive environment for injured workers, with a strong focus on early and sustainable return to work.

Benefits

AACo offers a vast range of benefits for our people, which vary depending on the site.

The benefits we offer include:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Air conditioned accommodation
  • Prepared meals on our properties
  • Internet access
  • Study assistance and training
  • Social clubs and events
  • Career opportunities and learning

At AACo we offer our people a career, not just a job.

We have an extensive onboarding and training program which provides the best possible foundation for our people and helps them achieve both their personal and professional goals. Additionally, structured development programs are in place to support learning objectives.

Our multifaceted company enables our people to work across a variety of operations and to develop specialist skills as well a broad understanding of our business.

We provide opportunities to build a rewarding, progressive career and to be a leader in our exciting and dynamic industry.

Indigenous Engagement

AACo has a proud history of engaging with Indigenous Australians as employees and, through partnership with Government and the Indigenous Land Council, providing employment and training opportunities for Indigenous people.

The Company has partnered with the Northern Territory Cattleman’s Association and Indigenous Land Council to provide employment and training for young indigenous people seeking a career in the Cattle Industry.

Our Values and Behaviours

At AACo, our core values and behaviours unite and motivate us to work with each other, in every unique part of our organisation.

Our values influence our culture, our brand reputation, reflect the pride we have in our rich heritage and provide clear expectations in how we work with each other, our customers and stakeholders.

The integration of our values and behaviours into our everyday work creates an even better place to work and is a critical driver to reach our vision to be trusted globally as producers of the finest quality Australian beef.

At AACo, we stand for Safety, Integrity & Respect, Passion & Tenacity and Accountability.

Each of these values are supported by a set of behaviours expected from all our team members.

Safety

We care about the safety and wellbeing of our people and are committed to actively improving safety.

Safely:  We drive actions that improve the safety and wellbeing of our people.

Comply: We establish and comply with policies, procedures and work instructions.

Integrity & Respect

Our actions and communications demonstrate respect for each other.  Our integrity is founded on trust, honesty and reliability.

Teamwork: We work collaboratively with others to deliver AACo’s vision, strategy and goals.

Develop: We coach, develop and support team members to improve our capability to deliver.

Communicate: We create alignment through sharing information and ideas in an open, honest and transparent manner.

Passion & Tenacity

We are proud of our heritage, who we are, what we do and where we are headed.  Our determination and resilience drives our success.

Innovate: We use our expertise, innovation and initiative to improve our business.

Adapt: We accept change as a constant, we adapt and continue to work effectively.

Tenacity: We focus repeated and continued efforts in overcoming barriers to achieve outcomes.

Accountability

We are responsible for our actions and results.  We understand and accept our responsibilities and can be relied upon to deliver.

Lead: We deliver the AACo vision, strategy and goals through our people.

Hold to Account: We set clear goals and expectations, holding ourselves and each other accountable for outcomes.