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SPRINGSURE

ASSISTANT MANAGER

QLD

ALBINIA DOWNS

Albinia Downs is a mixed dry land cropping and cattle operation located between Springsure and Rolleston, Central Queensland.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Package to be negotiated with suitable applicant

Start:

Hiring Now

Expires:

Until position filled

Job Description:

  • We are currently seeking an experienced Farm Hand/ Assistant Manager to progress our family business.

  • Cattle husbandry and farming experience are greatly desirable. 

  • Good work ethic, communication skills and wiliness to learn/develop skills are essential, also the ability to work independently and with others, mainly family members.

  • Position for one full-time worker (though casual work also available for a partner)

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Mustering (predominately on horseback) and general cattlework (branding, weaner education, etc.)

  • Dry land farming of forage and grain (sprayer, planter and header operation and maintenance)

  • Maintenance and development of fences and water systems

  • Machinery operation and maintenance (dozer, grader, slasher, tractors and trucks, etc.)

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in livestock production and broadacre, dry land farming

  • An independent, self-directed worker who can make management decisions at times

  • Prior experience in cattle and animal husbandry

  • Mechanically minded (prior experience with all machinery not essential, onsite training available)

  • Manual Driver’s licence (HC/MC licensing would be an advantage)


Job Benefits:

  • Attractive wage package and work agreement to be negotiated with suitable applicants

  • Air-conditioned accommodation (5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms) and yard, suitable for single farmhand/couple/family

  • Farm meat and some produce included

  • Closest towns – Rolleston (16km), Springsure (54km), Emerald (120km)

  • Situated right on the highway – bitumen drive

  • Schooling—15 driving minutes from a Primary School (K-6) and High School bus run available from front grid

  • Casual work also available for a partner


If this is something that interests you and you have the relevant skills and experience, please email your resume along with 2 contactable references to Amanda & Andrew at albinia1@bigpond.com


For enquires please contact Amanda on 0429 139 852 or Andrew on 0429 238 000 or above email.


PLEASE NOTE:

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

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