Permanent Station Hand

Drover Recruitment

Permanent Station Hand Required for Large well known Australian owned Pastoral Company

  • Coober Pedy Region SA
  • Running 20,000 sheep
  • Fulltime Position
Our client’s Pastoral business is a very well-known Australian business which operates large-scale cattle and sheep stations across South, West, and Northern Australia.
 
We are searching for a suitably experienced station hand for a Permanent position to join this young and dynamic team. This position will involve doing general station duties including mustering sheep on motorbikes with the assistance of fixed wing aircraft, sheep husbandry, fencing and general large station maintenance as required.
 
This sheep station covers some 400,000 ha and is currently carrying 20,000 sheep, in a low 175 mm rainfall area, this property is very well developed with 25 bores, seven dams, a water reticulation system that waters 70 paddocks and secure fencing forming part of the famous Dog Fence.
 
The stations proximity to the Stuart Highway encourages staff participation in social events with its neighbouring stations and in Glendambo and Coober Pedy.
 
The successful applicant will have some previous experience working livestock, operating two-wheel motorbikes competently, fencing, and have worked remotely before.
This is a great opportunity to become involved with a successful Australian owned pastoral company who prides themselves on maintaining and building long term staff relationships, you will have the ability to learn about sheep and sustainable land management in an arid climate.
 
You will be paid Pastoral Award rates and will receive accommodation and all meals.
 
Please apply with your resume along with details of a minimum 2 reference that we can contact.