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A Pardoo Beef Corporation cattle station approximately 700,000 acres situated in the scenic West Kimberley region near Fitzroy Crossing is seeking a Head Stockperson.

Start Date: Feb 2022


Essential Criteria: 

  • Minimum three years’ previous experience in a Northern Pastoral Operation.

  • Competent ability to lead, manage and train staff in a consistent and mature manner on a daily basis.

  • Demonstrate competency in Low-stress stock handling, solid level of horsemanship, and experience on motor bikes for mustering.

  • Familiar with NLIS system and have a high level of attention to detail in livestock processing, data recording/collection and animal husbandry.

  • Competent in all general property maintenance tasks including welding.

  • Sound mechanical knowledge and have the attitude that maintaining station vehicles, and all property is an absolute priority

  • HR licence is preferred

  • Have the ability and the desire to be a “PROBLEM SOLVER NOT A PROBLEM FINDER”.


Responsibilities & the role: 

  • Running the day-to-day ground level logistics of a team of six, converse with contractors when required. Undertake mustering on the company’s second property near Derby

  • Opportunity to lead in a genuine coacher mustering camp with a strong focus on low stress stock handling.

  • Duties will include all aspects of yard work, mustering on horses and two-wheel bikes, general station maintenance including but not limited to fencing, infrastructure development, machinery and vehicle maintenance and bore and water infrastructure repairs.

  • Opportunity to work in a progressive, innovative operation with a WA Company has other properties outside of Derby and Pt Hedland.

  • Working in a supportive management team with good people.


  • Very attractive remuneration offered dependent on experience.

  • Accommodation and meals provided at no cost. 

  • Both single and couple accommodation available.

  • You are in the perfect location for fishing opportunities, central to iconic Gorges and being able to discover West Kimberley attractions.

  • Over two hours to Derby, four hours to Broome (major airport). 

Applicants please submit your resume with 2 or more references/referee via APPLY NOW button below, all enquiries to michael.courtney@pardoo.com. Please note only applicants who meet the brief will be considered and contacted if short-listed. 

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