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The Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) is Australia’s largest integrated cattle and beef producer, specialising in grass-fed, grain-fed, and Wagyu beef production. Established back in 1824, we’ve been doing this for a while we’re Australia’s oldest continuously operating company. We’ve had plenty of time to figure out how to be the best workplace we can be, with all the support, training and opportunity you need to shape your career how you want to. We’re dedicated to acknowledging our history even as we look to sustainably feed the future – and we’d love you to join us.

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Job Description:

  • We're on the lookout for a Bore Runner to join the team at Canobie Station in Western Queensland. 

  • Canobie Station is located 200km north of Cloncurry and 280km south of Normanton. The property is a breeding station running predominantly Brahman cattle. The Cloncurry River runs through the property which provides permanent water. Canobie has a good mixture of black soils and lighter red country, and the properties Alcala and Lyrian Downs are operated as part of the Canobie aggregation.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Safely perform your job and take responsibility for your safe work behaviour.

  • Checking turkey nest level, turkey nest fences, troughs, motors, pump jacks and helical rotors at each bore.

  • Ensuring water supply levels are correct.

  • Keeping a written record of bores checking the level of water at each turkey next, the number of cattle at each trough, and maintenance on fences, troughs and motors.

  • Maintain bore runner motor vehicle and report any breakdowns.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar role (desired)

  • MR License and Non-slewing mobile crane license required.

  • Mechanical knowledge and experience (desired)

  • Ability to coordinate a daily and weekly work schedule.

  • Capability to work both alone and as part of a team.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration & allowances.

  • Ongoing training and development, both on-the-job and from external providers.

  • Wi-Fi access and air-conditioned accommodation.

  • Internal transfer and career opportunities.

If you're ready to roll up your sleeves and find your extraordinary, apply now! We're waiting to welcome our new Station Hand with open arms.

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  • This is a permanent position and not available to Working Holiday Visa Holders (Backpackers).

  • Applications without required skills and experience listed in the ad will not be considered.

Ref AACo | 20240516 (Retainer 1) | Replace Goonoo Stn Hand 20240530

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