Station Couple

Red Dog Recruitment

Station Couple position is now available on a family owned cattle breeding and fattening operation north of Charters Towers, QLD.

Station Couple position is now available on a family owned and managed cattle breeding, growing and fattening operation located near Charters Towers, QLD. The position would ideally suit an experienced station couple/young family; one person with solid stock handling skills and a casual position for partner; working approximately one day per week carrying out domestic, caretaking and station hand assistance. 

Position Benefits:

-   Professional operation valuing; integrity, quality and honesty 
-   Salary reflecting skills and experiences
-   Comfortable good quality 3 bedroom home with office, large verandah, evaporative air conditioning set in shady garden (please note no school bus)
-   Respectful working environment 


The day-to-day role for Experienced Station Hand will include, but not limited to:

-   All cattle husbandry and handling
-   Responsible for maintenance of high standard of water quality and quantity 
-   Assist with monitoring of stocking rates and pasture management 
-   Perform maintenance and repair of fencing, water systems, plant and equipment 
-   Adhering to and maintaining a high standard of work place health and safety practices
-   Report directly to owner


Position Requirements for Experienced Station Hand:

-   Passion for agriculture with positive attitude to working and life
-   Demonstrated minimum of 3 years current experience handling large cattle numbers
-   Competent with all aspects of cattle husbandry
-   Skilled horseman with ability to shoe horses
-   Competent riding two wheel motorbike in basalt country
-   Sound mechanical and welding skills
-   HR truck licence or willingness to obtain
-   Proven longevity of employment
-   Self-motivated with proven ability to work independently 
-   Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate on all levels


The role for Partner  will include, but not limited to:

-   Station hand assistance 
-   Caretaking in owners absence
-   Domestic duties 

Position Requirements:

-  Competent at caretaking duties 
-  Positive attitude to work
-  Mature attitude and physically fit
-  Must be well organised and self motivated


This position is not suitable to WHV holders. Only applicants with listed position requirements will be considered for this position.

If you are interested in this position simply click the "Apply Now" to forward a current CV or call 0448 833 556 or email jobs@reddogrecruitment.com