This unique opportunity is located on 15,000 acres approximately half an hour from Canberra ACT, near the towns of Queanbeyan and Bungendore NSW. The property presently runs 6,000 breeding ewes for fine merino wool and prime lambs.
A livestock overseer is required to manage all aspects of the day-to-day management of this large-scale operation which is close to city, schools and shops.
The successful applicant will have experience in a similar role and a passion to operate a best practice sheep enterprise. There will be opportunities to grow with the business.
Duties & Responsibilities
All aspects of animal health, stock husbandry and handling
Direction of staff and contractors
Implementation of operational and strategic plans
Operation within budgetary requirements
Maintenance of digital and hardcopy livestock records
Compliance with Work Health and Safety requirements
Compliance with sustainability accreditation program
2 years experience in a similar role, 5 years in agriculture
Hardworking, energetic, well-organised, independent, and self-motivated
Commitment to animal welfare and low-stress stock handling techniques
Strong written and oral communication, and computer literacy
NSW Firearms Licence and Drivers Licence
A competitive salary package, including a comfortable 3-bedroom home, is offered plus work vehicle.
All applicants to apply with current CV addressing the selection criteria and three nominated work related referees