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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 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.

Job Type:



Competitive remuneration


March 2023


Until Position Filled

Job Description:

We have an opening for a Livestock/Maintenance Hand to join our operations at Liveringa in WA starting in the beginning of March 2023. This role offers a great opportunity to join an exciting, industry leading Agribusiness.

Liveringa Station spans over 267,000 hectares located in the picturesque West Kimberley Region WA on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River. The property is an extensive beef cattle breeding operation running 25,000 head Brangus Cross 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.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Station Manager, your key duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Mixing and feeding cattle and general health of cattle

  • General maintenance to mixer wagon and tractor

  • Carrying out general station maintenance and repairs - including fencing and welding

  • Undertaking general vehicle and machinery operation and basic maintenance

  • Mustering cattle using horses and bikes

  • Attending to all facets of cattle husbandry and processing

  • Assisting with land and environmental management practices

Job Requirements:

  • Substantial experience in the movement, handling and processing of cattle, using calm methods with the advantage of digitalised communication, improved weaner cradles, cattle crushes and yard shading

  • Sound horsemanship and motorbike skills

  • Fencing, stock water and general maintenance skills

  • Trade background such as boiler making, welding or mechanics (desirable)

  • Competent operation of various station machinery/equipment and its basic maintenance

  • A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely

  • Good understanding of animal welfare practices

  • Current Class C driver’s licence (truck licence desirable, or be willing to obtain)

  • Motorbike licence (desirable, or be willing to obtain)

  • A genuine passion for Agriculture

Job Benefits:

  • Friendly, supportive team and community environment

  • Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience

  • Training, career development and advancement opportunities in our widespread organisation

  • Transfer and development opportunities between stations

  • Quality home-cooked meals and air-conditioned accommodation • Training will also be provided


How to apply

  • Complete the online application form on or

  • APPLY NOW below or email quoting RFTTE-LIV-LMH-2023. 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.

Ref: 20230211

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