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MANAGER/ CARETAKER

GARFIELD STATION

QLD

DKM PASTORAL

We are seeking to fill a Manager or Caretaker position for our 110,000 acre breeder property, 'Garfield' located 40km north of Jericho, QLD. Jericho is located on the Capricorn Highway 86km east of Barcaldine.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

An above award wage is offered.

Start:

Immediate Start

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

  • There are 2 options for this position, both suiting a reliable couple, as either a Manager OR Caretaker. 

  • The duties and benefits are listed below for both positions.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties for Manager:

  • Organising mustering (on site mustering contractor used), trucking etc.

  • Property maintenance including water and lick runs, fence maintenance, weed control

  • Experience as a driver of grader, skid steer

  • Would prefer the applicant to have a partner to assist with duties.


Duties for Caretaker:

  • Maintenance of house complex, lick and water runs, fence maintenance

  • Experience with cattle is preferred

  • Would prefer the applicant to have a partner to assist with duties.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in a similar role preferred as either Manager or Caretaker

  • Cattle experience required for both positions

  • Work well under instruction from the owner

  • Drivers licence

  • Experience with operating machinery is preferred

  • A couple wanting a long term opportunity is preferred

  • Must be reliable and trustworthy

Job Benefits:

  • 5 bedroom air conditioned home with established garden and car garage

  • Power, Beef and Fuel included

  • Excellent widespread mobile reception as a Telstra tower is on the property

  • Paddock for horses

  • Chook yard

  • Dog cages 

 

Applicants MUST present resume and 2 or more references (these will be checked) and submit via the APPLY NOW button below or email Kate at dkmpastoral@bigpond.com with any questions you may have regarding the position's.


Please note only candidates who meet the brief will be considered and contacted if short-listed.

REF ID | 20230125

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