FARM MANAGER

MOONIE

QLD

DIAMOND CATTLE CO

Diamond Cattle Co is a family operated cattle breeding & backgrounding business, with properties in Northern, Western & Southern QLD. This position is based on “Warrowa”, 26kms west of Moonie.

Warrowa is a 9,000acre mix of forage cropping, improved pasture & natural grasses used to background cattle, bound for the feedlots.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

An excellent salary is on offer

Start:

Immediate Start

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

The position requires a self-motivated couple/family with experience in growing crops & managing background cattle. If cropping, pasture development & cattle are your passion, Warrowa could be your new home. The Moonie community offers a great primary school, with school bus pickup from the front gate, as well a strong social mecca through the local sports club.


  • A family/couple to care and call this property their home

  • A long-term rewarding career & challenge

  • Become an interictal part of a successful cattle enterprise

  • Work with a family who truly value their staff & the effort they put in

  • Attend workshops/seminars/training to upskill for both personal & business development

  • Enjoy being part of a great local community

  • Local Primary School located 26km away at Moonie with school bus pickup from front gate

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Managing/Implementing a cropping & pasture program. The cropping is completed in house, so spraying, sowing crops & working country will be your responsibility
  • Managing the cattle including all hands-on facets
  • Completing all machinery maintenance
  • Completing all farm maintenance
  • Communicating with owners, contractors, truckies etc
  • This is very much a hands-on roll

Job Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in operating all types of machinery for preparing & sowing crops
  • Experience in machinery maintenance & mechanics
  • Cattle handling experience including general cattle health and husbandry skills
  • HC Truck Licence an advantage. Must be willing to attain this otherwise
  • Very good communication & record keeping skills
  • Honest, self-motivated, trustworthy & reliable
  • A desire to call Warrowa home

Job Benefits:

  • A lovely 4-bedroom homestead, with newly renovated kitchen & established garden surroundings

  • Primary School bus is available from the front gate

  • All weather access to homestead off Moonie Highway

  • Excellent farm infrastructure including machinery sheds, flowing bore, gravel airstrip, steel cattle yards, fencing all under 20 years old & some internal gravel roads

  • An excellent salary is on offer, based on experience & qualifications to the successful applicants. However, it is not all about money as we understand having security, job satisfaction, career development & ultimately being part of a supportive team are all part of achieving a long-lasting relationship.


Applicants MUST present send a cover letter, resume with 2 or more contactable references. Without these your application will NOT be considered.


For further info please contact Tom McLeish 0427 580 490 or tom.mcleish@bigpond.com

REF | DCC | 20221102