Station Hands required for large Cattle station - Channel Country SW QLD.

Drover Recruitment

Station Hands required for large Cattle station - Channel Country SW QLD.

  • Mustering season about to commence.
  • Large, well-known family owned grazing business.
  • Immediate start, west of Thargomindah QLD
Bulloo Downs station forms part of the Gibson Grazing company who currently own and operate a total of 11 properties throughout QLD and NT.   Covering 6 million acres the properties carry approximately 73,000 cattle including 28,000 breeders, large cropping operations and a 4,000 head feedlot based near Dalby.
 
Bulloo Downs covers some 2.8 million acres and is located 120km south west of Thargomindah QLD, running up to 25,000 head of euro-cross cattle, including 10-12,000 breeders, and has a range of flood out, pebbly gidgee and scattered mulga country.  All mustering is done on motor bikes with station aircraft, piloted by the station manager.
 
We are searching for passionate and experienced station hands who are wanting to join this dynamic pastoral operation, and who are ready to commence mustering very soon.  This role will suit candidates looking for a long-term commitment with job security and the prospect of career advancement for the right people.
 
To be considered for these roles, you will need to possess the following attributes and skills –
  • Have a passion for agriculture especially within the beef breeding area.
  • Experience dealing with large numbers of cattle with low stress techniques.
  • Competently operate motorbikes and quads.
  • Have some degree of mechanical knowledge.
  • Be hardworking, honest, reliable and of clean habits.
  • Enjoy living remotely and working within a small team (some camping out required).
  • HC truck license would be an advantage.
  • Ideally have some heavy machinery operating experience (loader, grader, dozer etc).
 
Award rates are offered plus all meals and accommodation is supplied.  Wages will be discussed and negotiated after a successful 3-month trial period.  Accommodation is single room only so not suited to couples; horses are rarely used for mustering.
 
To apply for these positions, you will need to supply an up to date CV or detailed personal summary along with the contact details of a minimum 3 references that we can contact.
 
Preference will be given to those who supply a cover letter indicating why you will be suited to this role.