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BARKLY DOWNS STATION

ROAD TRAIN DRIVER

QLD

AUSTRALIAN COUNTRY CHOICE

We are the largest, Australian owned fully integrated beef cattle supply chain and this means you really do get the best of both worlds. You get the opportunity and security that comes with a progressive corporate pastoral operation who continue to grow, develop and innovate, along with the support and personal interest that comes with being part of a family business.

The nature and scale of our operations, together with the needs of our customers means that operate all year, and not just a "season". Because of that, we're fully invested in you.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Attractive daily rate of pay

Start:

Hiring Now

Expires:

Until Positions Filled

Job Description:

  • We are looking for an experienced and capable Road Train Driver to join the team at our Barkly Downs Station, ACC’s largest cattle breeding property on 2.3 million acres, located 150km North of Mt Isa on the Northern Territory border.

  • Barkly Downs is currently running over 42,000 head of bulls, cows and calves across 2.3 million acres.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • This role is primarily responsible for ensuring livestock is safely transported and in line with best practice animal handling and animal welfare standards and undertaking basic services and minor maintenance and repairs.  

  • You’ll also get to enjoy variety and be involved in the day-to-day operations of the station, helping the livestock and maintenance teams when available.

Job Requirements:

You will be an energetic multi-skilled individual with a positive mindset and has a genuine aptitude for and interest in mechanical equipment, who can work safely whilst unsupervised, along with multiple different teams of staff across the station.


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • HC or MC license.

  • Experience transporting livestock.

  • Attention to detail to ensure tasks are completed on time, accurately and to a high standard.

  • A commitment to working safely and ability to follow procedures.

  • Communication skills & a good team player.

  • Reliable and trustworthy.

  • Ability to complete road train maintenance & minor servicing.

  • Basic numeracy & literacy to maintain log-books and records as required.

  • Experience operating heavy machinery – advantageous (eg:  grader, loader).

Job Benefits:

  • Attractive daily rate of pay.

  • Meals and single air-conditioned accommodation with utilities provided.

  • WIFI.

  • Social Club.

  • Training & cross skilling opportunities available.

  • If you prefer and have your own van – we can accommodate and supply utilities.


Make your next move your best yet and apply now to join a 100% Australian and family owned and operated, industry leader.  Come join ACC where no two days are the same and the opportunities are endless.


Please note: it is a condition of employment with ACC that all new employees are vaccinated for Q-fever, we are happy to assist and facilitate appointments as necessary.

ACC REF | 20230920 | Updated 20231107

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