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Hancock Agriculture, combining Hancock Pastoral, Wagyu Operations & S. Kidman, has a long history in agriculture with more than 20 properties across Australia, spanning around 3.5 million hectares. With a herd of over 150,000, we are proudly one of the country’s largest producers of Wagyu and commercial cattle.

Hancock Agriculture provides you a career in an exceptional organisation that is entering an exciting period of change, continued innovation and growth. Be a part of our journey in an organisation you can be proud of and where we value the safety and welfare of our people, animals and environment.

Job Type:



Competitive remuneration




Until Positions Filled

Job Description:

Looking for an exciting opportunity in the agricultural industry? We are seeking an Operations Manager to join our operations at Glencoe Station in NSW, approximately one hour north of Dubbo. This full-time position offers the chance to be part of an industry-leading Agribusiness.

Caigan and Glencoe Stations are breeding properties for Hancock Agriculture’s 2GR pure bred Wagyu cattle. Nestled in the Central West of NSW, our team at 2GR enjoys the best of nature's offerings, with access to the Castlereagh River at Caigan and breathtaking views of the Warrumbungles at Glencoe. Working on these properties means being part of an environment where we strive to produce the world's best Wagyu beef while prioritising animal welfare, embracing new technology, and promoting sustainable farming practices. We foster a friendly, inclusive, and respectful work environment where every team member is valued and contributes to the success of our operations.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Operations Manager reports to the Farm Manager contributes to the overall property operations including cattle breeding and raising and associated practices leading to pasture management, cropping and fodder production programs. 

  • Duties such as handling and monitoring of livestock, ploughing, planting, fertilizing, watering and harvesting of hay, silage and grain, machinery operation and maintenance, general property maintenance and repairs, and land management

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in the movement, handling, and processing of cattle using calm and controlled methods.

  • Competent operation of various farm machinery/equipment and carrying out basic servicing and maintenance

  • A strong work ethic and a firm commitment to safety protocols are vital. Our team values individuals who prioritise their safety and that of their colleagues while maintaining a high standard of work.

  • Good understanding of animal welfare practices

  • You should be able to communicate effectively with team members and maintain accurate records, ensuring efficient coordination and documentation of farm activities.

  • While the role requires the ability to work independently, you should also be an effective team player.

  • Hold a current Class C Drivers Licence (HR Truck and Tractor licence an advantage)

  • A genuine passion for the beef industry and an enthusiasm for working in a rural location are key attributes. Your dedication and love for the industry will inspire and drive your commitment in your role.

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 Central West NSW.

  • Comfortable living space in on-site accommodation.

  • 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.

How to Apply

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 20230725

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