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Hancock Agriculture, a world-class agribusiness, incorporates S. Kidman & Co. Pty Ltd and Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd Services.

We have a long history in Agriculture. With over 20 properties across Australia, spanning around 3.5 million hectares, we are one of the country’s largest producers of beef with a herd of over 150,000 head. Hancock Agriculture provides you a career in an exceptional organisation you can be proud of, whose culture includes, “happy healthy cattle are the best cattle”. Using practical technology, we are leaders in responsible safety.

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Job Description:

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in the stunning Kimberley Region of Western Australia? Look no further! We have Full-Time positions available at Fossil Downs and Liveringa Stations for dedicated Bore Runners to join our team in maintaining the heart of our operations.

Fossil Downs

Located in the magnificent Kimberley Region, Fossil Downs Station sprawls across nearly 1 million acres of breathtaking landscapes. Our property is steeped in history and features a comfortable historic homestead complex nestled at the junction of the Margaret and Fitzroy Rivers. With an extensive breeding and export operation housing a herd of 25,000 prime drought master cattle, Fossil Downs is a hub of activity. Our mustering techniques focus on low stress stock handling and utilise helicopters, horses, and motorbikes. When you're not hard at work, you can explore the picturesque gorges, rivers, and waterfalls perfect for fishing and exploration. At Fossil Downs, we believe in the power of community and teamwork, where every team member plays a vital role in the station's success.


Liveringa Station is a picturesque property spanning over 267,000 hectares, located on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River in the West Kimberley Region. Our operation combines an extensive beef cattle breeding program with a highly successful irrigated farming operation. We proudly run 25,000 head of Brangus Cross cattle and utilise helicopters, horses, and motorbikes for mustering, employing low-stress stock handling techniques. Situated just two hours away from the vibrant tourist town of Broome, Liveringa provides easy access to the wonders of the Kimberley. Throughout the year, we actively participate in local horse and social events, fostering a sense of community and camaraderie among our team members.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

As a Bore Runner, you will report directly to the Station Manager and play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our watering points. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting bore runs to check the condition of station watering points.

  • Maintaining and inspecting water facilities and pipelines to ensure their proper functioning.

  • Providing detailed reports on the health, condition, and welfare of all animals.

  • Servicing, maintaining, and repairing solar pumps and submersible pumps using small generators.

  • Assisting with trough cleaning and fencing repairs.

  • Undertaking general vehicle and workshop maintenance.

Job Requirements:

  • You should have a strong work ethic, self-motivation, and a genuine passion for animal welfare.

  • Mechanical skills and the ability to handle various equipment are essential. 

  • Collaboration and adaptability are valued qualities in our team.

Job Benefits:

  • At both Fossil Downs and Liveringa Stations, 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 unique beauty of Western Australia.

  • 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.

  • Enjoy a comfortable living space and indulge in delicious, nourishing home cooked meals prepared with care by our cooks.

This role offers a great opportunity to join an exciting, industry leading Agribusiness, with scope for advancement after training and experience.

To apply for this exciting job opportunity and work with a progressive, industry leading Agribusiness, please apply with your current resume and at least two references to quoting reference RFTTE-WA-BR-2023.

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 | HANCOCK | 20230511

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