HELICOPTER PILOT & STATION HAND
We have an opening for a full-time Helicopter Pilot/Station Hand to join our operations at Liveringa Station in WA. Ideally the incumbent will start early February 2023. This role offers a great opportunity to join an exciting, industry leading Agribusiness, with scope for advancement after training and experience.
Liveringa Station spans over 267,000 hectares located in the picturesque West Kimberley Region on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River. The property is an extensive beef cattle breeding operation running 25,000 head cattle alongside a hugely successful irrigated farming operation. Liveringa mustering involves helicopters, horses and motorbikes based on low stress stock handling techniques. Located only two hours from the tourist town of Broome, Liveringa is well situated to access all that the Kimberley has to offer. Our team regularly attends training courses such as horsemanship and livestock handling in order to upskill employees. Throughout the year we attend local horse and social events in the area. Liveringa prides itself on teamwork and community, where all team members are valued and respected, and play an integral part in the successful and smooth running of the station.
Until Position Filled
Reporting to the General Manager WA and Chief Pilot you will provide aerial mustering services to company stations in the Kimberley and Pilbara Region.
You will be based at Liveringa Station.
This is not a fly in, fly out (FIFO) roster.
This will be a varied role in which you will have the opportunity to utilise multiple skillsets, firstly in aerial operations and then, when this is not required, working as a general Station Hand.
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
Aerial cattle mustering and general aerial work (checking of livestock and facilities);
Ferrying helicopters for scheduled maintenance
Ferrying company staff between properties (when required).
A CASA Commercial Pilot Licence Helicopter – CPL (H);
Aircraft class rating for Single-Engine Helicopter (SEH);
R22 endorsement, with a low-level rating and aerial mustering endorsement;
R44 endorsement (desirable);
Minimum 800 hours of aerial mustering experience (desirable);
Current Class 1 medical certificate;
Current Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC);
Experience in the movement, handling and processing of cattle;
Fencing, stock water and general maintenance skills;
Competent operation of various station plant, machinery and equipment and basic maintenance;
A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely;
Good understanding of animal welfare practices;
A genuine passion for cattle and station life.
Air-conditioned, single room accommodation
Quality home-cooked meals
Friendly, supportive team and community environment.
How to apply
Complete the online application form on www.kidman.com.au or
APPLY NOW below or email email@example.com quoting HAW-LIV-Heli&SHand. Please include a cover letter addressing the requirements for the position and your current resume with referees.
NOTE: Applications received without a cover letter and resume will not be considered.
Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for positions with Hancock Agriculture or S. Kidman & Co.