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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 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:

We have an opening for a Farm Hand to join our operations at Glencoe Station in NSW, approximately 1 hour north of Dubbo. This role offers a great opportunity to join an exciting, 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 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.

Job Requirements:

  • 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

Job Benefits:

  • 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

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 20230213 |

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