Hancock Agriculture, combining Hancock Pastoral, Wagyu Operations & S. Kidman & Co. Pty Ltd, has a long history in agriculture with more than 20 properties across Australia, spanning around six million hectares. With a herd of over 230,000, 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.
Until Positions Filled
We have an opening for a Farm Hand to join our operations at Glencoe in NSW. This role offers a great opportunity to join an exciting, industry leading Agribusiness.
Caigan and Glencoe are breeding properties for Hancock Agriculture’s 2GR pure bred Wagyu cattle. Located in the Central West of NSW, the 2GR team enjoy the best of what nature has on offer with access to the Castlereagh River at Caigan and spectacular views of the Warrumbungles, at Glencoe. There is never a dull moment working on these properties – where our aim is to produce the world’s best Wagyu beef, all with an eye to animal welfare, new technology and farm sustainability. In a friendly, inclusive and respectful work environment, all team members are valued and play an integral role in the successful and smooth running of the operations
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
The Farm Hand contributes to the livestock program by undertaking duties such as handling and monitoring of livestock, machinery operation and maintenance, general property maintenance and repairs, and land management. Reporting to the Assistant Manager, your key duties will include but not be limited to the following:
Attending to the movement of cattle and all facets of processing, drafting and animal husbandry
Fencing and water repairs and maintenance
Operation and basic maintenance of various farm machinery (including tractors), vehicles, tools and equipment
Carrying out property maintenance and repairs (e.g. to yards, fences, water sources, roads and quarters).
Sowing, spraying, fencing, weed control and water sources
Property record keeping as required
Adherence to safe operating procedures and the highest animal welfare standards.
Previous experience in the movement, handling and processing of cattle, using calm and controlled methods
Basic mechanical, welding and fencing knowledge
Competent operation of various farm machinery/equipment and carrying out basic servicing and maintenance
A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely
Good understanding of animal welfare practices
Ability to record information and communicate effectively in the workplace
Ability to work well independently and in a small team
Hold a current Class C Drivers Licence (truck licence an advantage)
Current advanced first aid certificate
A genuine passion for the beef industry and working in a rural location
Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience
Onsite accommodation can be made available
Training, career development and advancement opportunities in our widespread organisation
Friendly, supportive team environment
How to Apply
Email your current resume with references to email@example.com quoting RFTTE-GLEN-FH-2023.
Or complete the online application www.hancockagriculture.com.au
Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for positions with Hancock Agriculture or S. Kidman & Co.