Senior Station Hand - Mixed Farming (Cropping, Livestock, Irrigation)

Drover Recruitment

Senior Station Hand - Mixed Farming (Cropping, Livestock, Irrigation)

  • Southern Highlands NSW location
  • Angus cattle, fat lamb production, and irrigation.
  • Fulltime position, career progression opportunities
Our client owns and operates over 4,500 ha split over 6 properties in the productive southern highland’s region of NSW. With 120 ha of centre pivot and solid set irrigation to produce fodder and some cropping, they are running on average 1200 spring-calving Angus breeders and 2000 merino ewes to produce top quality fat lambs. The family also run an additional 3200 ha of mixed farming in the Cootamundra area.

 
The Senior Farm Hand will play an integral role in the operations of the Southern Highland’s properties.   Working under and reporting to the manager, you will be open minded and have a passion for agriculture.
 
The successful applicant will possess the following attributes –
 
  • Have a background in a mixed farming business and sound knowledge of sheep and cattle breeding and management.
  • Knowledge of pastures and irrigation systems ideal but not a necessity.
  • Be an effective communicator and enjoy working in a team.
  • Have your own working dogs - ideal but not a necessity.
  • Enjoy problem solving with a good range of practical skills.
  • Heavy Rigid Truck license or be willing and able to obtain one.
 
These properties are in a very attractive location being only 30 kilometres to Moss Vale and an hour’s drive to the magnificent South Coast beaches.
 
The successful applicant will be offered –
  • A comfortable 4-bedroom house, 2.5km from school bus for a number of schools.
  • A fully maintained work utility.
  • Attractive salary dependant on skills and experience.
 
To apply for this position, please supply an up to date resume along with details of a minimum of 2 references that can be contacted.
Preference will be given to those who supply a cover letter indicating why this job would suit you.