Station Hand - Naryilco Station (SW QLD)

Enjoy an Outback Lifestyle, Great Team Environment, Onsite Accommodation.

About Hancock Agriculture

A world-class agribusiness, Hancock Agriculture, incorporating S. Kidman & Co Pty Ltd and Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd Services, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, self-motivated and safety conscious Station Hand to join our operations at Naryilco Station.

Hancock Agriculture has a long and proud history in Agriculture. With over 30 properties across Australia, spanning 10 million hectares, we are one of the countrys largest producers of beef with a herd of over 320,000.

About the Property

Naryilco Station is situated in the Channel Country of South West Queensland. Covering 7,510km2, the station has an average carrying capacity of 12,000 head of primarily Santa Gertrudis cattle.

The station has a friendly, supportive and dedicated team of approximately ten staff who conduct a wide variety of tasks that ensures the smooth running of the station. 

About the Role

Reporting to the Station Manager, your key duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Mustering cattle using horses and bikes;
  • Attending to all facets of cattle husbandry and processing;
  • Carrying out general station maintenance and repairs - including fencing & welding;
  • Undertaking general vehicle & machinery operation and basic maintenance; and
  • Assisting with land and environmental management practices.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Experience in the movement, handling and processing of cattle, using calm & controlled methods;
  • Sound horsemanship and motorbike skills;
  • Fencing, stock water and general maintenance skills;
  • Competent operation of various station machinery/equipment and carry out basic servicing & maintenance;
  • A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely;
  • Good understanding of animal welfare practices;
  • Ability to record information and communicate effectively in the workplace;
  • Hold a current Class C Drivers Licence (truck licence an advantage);
  • Hold a Motorbike Licence (preferred or be willing to obtain); and
  • A genuine passion for Agriculture.

What we Offer You

  • Air-conditioned, single room accommodation
  • Quality home-cooked meals
  • Remuneration commensurate with experience
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Friendly, supportive team & community environment

This role offers a great opportunity to join a progressive, industry leading Agribusiness.

Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for these positions.

28/09/2020 $0 Mt Isa & Western QLD 1 Farming, Animals & Conservation
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