Permanent Station Hand required for large family run sheep, cattle trading and f

Drover Recruitment

Permanent Station Hand required for large family run sheep, cattle trading and farming property.

  • Successful Merino stud - Western Downs area of Queensland.
  • Cattle trading Cereal and Fodder cropping
  • Immediate Start - Fulltime position.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a suitably skilled Station Hand to join a progressive family run pastoral property located in the Western Downs area of QLD.
 
This business operates a total of 7 properties covering 110,000 acres spread between Mitchell and Cunnamulla. The well-known Merino stud has been in operation since 1956 and is an industry leader in genetics, striving for success by benchmarking against the merino industry standards.
During peak times they are running approximately 18,000 head of sheep, trade around 1000 head of cattle and have significant areas under crop to produce grain, hay and silage.
 
The successful applicant will possess the following attributes –
  • Have previous farming or station experience.
  • Have sheep handling skills and enjoy working with them.
  • Be confident on a motorbike and quad.
  • Machinery operation and maintenance experience.
  • Enjoy working in a team environment but also independently.
  • Be highly passionate about Agriculture and livestock.
  • A hard worker who is reliable and trustworthy.
 
This role would suit a passionate person who is from a farming background and is wanting to succeed in Agriculture especially with sheep breeding and genetics. We are looking for someone who would like to commit for a long-term position.
 
Remuneration
An above award wage is offered with room for growth for the right person, comfortable single room accommodation and other extras negotiated with the successful applicant.
 
Please apply with an up to date resume, names and contact details of at least two references and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this role.