ASSISTANT MANAGER

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SEDGEFORD STATION | ALPHA, QLD

Sedgeford is one of four properties in the Teys Investments portfolio and is situated 35km south east of Alpha, QLD. It is a 120,000 acre breeding and fattening cattle property with a carrying capacity of 7,500 head of Droughtmaster cattle.​

Job Type: Full Time

  • “Hands-On” Assistant Management role

  • Competitive salary package including 4-bedroom home + Keep 

Start: Immediately

 

Job Description: 

The Assistant Manager will assist the Pastoral Manager in the daily property operations and will have experience in all aspects of station duties.

 

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cattle mustering and husbandry (mustering is done using horses only)

  • Property maintenance

  • Machinery operation

  • Development and implementation of work programs including the direction of employees and or contractors.

  • Pasture and weed management.  

  • Commitment to the company’s strong Workplace Health & Safety program.

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Well developed leadership and communication

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form. 

  • Sound mechanical knowledge and abilities (especially around pumps and troughs) 

  • Must have an excellent understanding of the highest standards of animal welfare and low-stress stock handling techniques. 

  • Must be able to work as a part of a tight team with the ability and skills to problem-solve.

  • Must be a self-starter with a hardworking ethos who is energetic and well-organised and prepared to follow through a given task to completion.

  • Current driver’s license.

  • Own horses would be an advantage

Benefits: 

  • An excellent remuneration package will be negotiated

  • Work for partner is available

  • A 4-bedroom home (air conditioned and partly furnished)

  • Meat rations & Electricity included.

Please note no working or pig dogs are permitted.

 

Applicants please present a cover letter your resume with 2 or more references and submit via the APPLY NOW button below for consideration or direct to sedgeford.pastoral@bigpond.com. NOTE: only applicants who meet the brief (CV, Cover Letter and min 2 years experience) will be considered and contacted if shortlisted. 

REF | Sedgeford | 20210922 | Teys