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Angus Pastoral Company is an innovative, rapidly growing, family owned and operated beef business. We operate 4 stations in Central and Northern Queensland with breeding, backgrounding and feedlot operations. The company also has an export accredited abattoir located alongside the feedlot operation, marketing high quality beef around the globe.

Job Type:



Based on skills and experience (see Benefits)


Immediate Start


Applications Close: 9th February 2024

Job Description:

We are currently recruiting for a Head Stockman at our prized breeding property, Carpentaria Downs, 280km North of Charters Towers. Carpentaria is the core of the breeding operation, focussing on the production of high quality, productive, quiet and confident beef cattle. The company has a strong focus on looking after our animals, land and people utilising a mix of traditional knowledge, values and cutting-edge practice.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Station Manager will be responsible for;

  • Assisting the manager with planning and management of the station’s operations

  • Cattle mustering and husbandry with a strong level of stockmanship and attention to welfare, utilising both horses and bikes.

  • Undertaking routine preventative maintenance on plant, equipment and improvements.

  • Assist with team co-ordination and development. Angus Pastoral Company has a key focus on building skilled young people across the beef supply chain and works with a permanent team across the group.

  • Maintaining the station to a tidy, aesthetic standard

  • Delivery of an annual supplementation program.

  • Ensure compliance with quality assurance, WHS, company systems and legislative obligations

Job Requirements:

The successful applicant will;

  • It is essential that you have strong stockmanship and horsemanship skills promoting quiet and confident cattle.

  • Strong communication skills who sees their role as one of the team and who leads by example.

  • A strong interest in beef production, the goals of the entire group and the quality of the product produced.

  • Mechanical / machinery knowledge is of advantage.

Job Benefits:

  • A generous remuneration package commensurate with experience and inclusive of food and accommodation.

  • A position is also available for a partner.

Please email a cover letter addressing the criteria and your suitability to meet the position requirements along with a resume including work references to:


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

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

APC 20240617

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