STATION, YARD & MAINTENANCE HAND

LIVERINGA

WA

HANCOCK AGRICULTURE

A world-class agribusiness, Hancock Agriculture, incorporating S. Kidman & Co Pty Ltd and Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd Services, has a number of exciting opportunities to join our Pastoral Operation teams in a variety of roles for commencement of our 2022 season.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

On application

Start:

Hiring Now

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

250km from Broome and 90km from Derby by road, Liveringa spans 267,000 hectares and runs approx 28,000 head of cattle. The station includes a large-scale irrigated cropping eneterprise and an intensive feeding facility:​​​

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 cattleGeneral maintenance to mixer wagon and tractorCarrying 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
  • Good understanding of animal welfare practices
  • 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
  • Current Class C driver's licence (truck licence desirable, or be willing to obtain) •    Motorbike licence (desirable, or be willing to obtain)

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

REF | HANCOCK | 20210115 | 2022 posted 20210929 | Updated Jen 20220602