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LIVERINGA STATION

STATION HAND

WA

HANCOCK AGRICULTURE

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 head, we are proudly one of the country’s largest producers of Wagyu and commercial cattle. As a combined business, we offer our people the unique opportunity to be part of a vertically integrated farming operation, which means we own every step of the process, from breeding, backgrounding, and grain feeding, through to sales of finished product, to ensure the highest standards of animal husbandry, traceability and quality assurance are performed.

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:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Remuneration commensurate with experience

Start:

Immediate Start

Expires:

Until Position Filled

Job Description:

  • We are seeking two experienced, enthusiastic Farm Hands for our irrigated farming operation in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. These positions are offered on a full-time basis commencing immediately.


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.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

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

  • Operation and maintenance of various farm machinery, vehicles, tools and equipment;

  • Hay baling and silage production from centre-pivot irrigated crops;

  • Carrying out general property maintenance and repairs;

  • Adherence to safe operating procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Competent operation of various farm machinery/equipment and it’s servicing & maintenance;

  • A strong knowledge of centre pivot farming practices;

  • Basic mechanical, welding and fencing knowledge;

  • A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely;

  • 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 driver’s licence (truck licence an advantage) and various other machinery operator accreditations or experience;

  • A genuine passion for farming, the beef industry, mosaic agriculture, and working in a regional rural location.

Job Benefits:

  • Certainty of remuneration commensurate with experience;

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

  • Friendly, supportive team and a thriving homestead complex full of interesting people to talk to.


To apply for this exciting job opportunity and work with a progressive, industry leading Agribusiness, please apply via the APPLY NOW Button below.


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 | HANCOCK | 20240321 | CL 20240326 | RP 20240329

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