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Hancock Agriculture is a renowned agricultural company, encompassing Hancock Pastoral, Wagyu Operations, and S. Kidman & Co. Pty Ltd. With a rich history in agriculture, we manage over 20 properties across Australia, covering a vast land area of 3.49 million hectares. As one of the country's largest producers of Wagyu and commercial cattle, we maintain a herd of over 150,000.

As a vertically integrated farming operation, we oversee every step of the process, from breeding and backgrounding to grain feeding and sales of the finished product. This approach ensures the highest standards of animal husbandry, traceability, and quality assurance. At Hancock Agriculture, we are proud to offer our team members the unique opportunity to be part of an organisation that upholds these exceptional standards.

Job Type:



Competitive remuneration


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Job Description:

We are thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for a Farm Hand to join our operations at South Burnett. Join our team and be part of a thriving agricultural enterprise that values your contribution and offers room for professional growth.

South Burnett is a remarkable property nestled in the picturesque South Burnett region of Queensland. Where it is a premier F1 Wagyu cattle breeding and mixed farming operation situated in the breathtaking foothills of the Bunya Mountains. We take pride in fostering a friendly, inclusive and respectful work environment, believing our team members are invaluable assets that play a pivotal role in the overall success of the property.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • You will work closely with our cattle, performing a variety of tasks including mustering, processing, and monitoring their health. With a dedication to animal welfare and quality assurance to contribute to their overall well-being, following our motto “Happy healthy cattle are the best cattle”

  • From ploughing and planting to harvesting hay, silage, and grain, you'll be involved in the day-to-day operations of crop and fodder production.

  • You'll be responsible for operating and maintaining tractors, front-end loaders, and other farm machinery, ensuring they're in good working order.

  • You will contribute to sustainable land management practices on our farm. From weed and pest control to erosion prevention and drought preparedness, you'll play a vital role in preserving our natural environment.

  • Showcase your practical skills by assisting with general maintenance and repairs around the farm. From fixing fences to maintaining water supply equipment, your handy skills will help keep our farm running smoothly.

Job Requirements:

  • You have a demonstrated passion for cattle, farming and an enthusiasm to learn more.

  • Proven competency and previous experience in similar roles is essential for this position

  • Safety is a top priority for you, and you understand the importance of following safety procedures to ensure a secure working environment.

  • You thrive in a collaborative setting and enjoy working alongside others. Your strong communication skills and willingness to contribute make you a valuable team member.

  • You take pride in your work and pay attention to the little things. Whether it's recording stock numbers or maintaining machinery, your precision ensures accuracy and quality.

  • A valid driver's license and reliable transportation are required to commute to our South Burnett farm.

Job Benefits:

  • We are committed to providing our team members with a rewarding and comfortable experience. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer competitive remuneration and the chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Darling Downs region of Queensland.

  • Become part of a team that values collaboration, mutual support, and a strong sense of community. We foster a positive work culture where everyone feels respected and valued.

Apply below with your resume and references.

Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for positions with Hancock Agriculture or S. Kidman & Co.

Ref: 20230628 | CL 20230823 | RP 20240502

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